Theatres

It is recognized all over the world that People of Paris love art and culture. The city boasts of many theaters may it be for classical musical concerts, operas, ballet performances, or movie theaters. Movie buffs also have wide choices may it be commercial movies or more on the arty side of film viewing.

What are the most popular Paris theatres?

Olympia Theater is considered to be a historical music hall of Paris. It was founded in 1888. In the past, the traditional Cancan dancers use to perform right at the end of a program. Although it is the oldest music hall in Paris, it is still a popular venue for circuses, ballets and operas.

Tourists who liked satirical plays can enjoy theater des Deux Anex. There are also other equally popular theatres such as Le Paradis Latin, Folies Bergere, Paris National e Paris and others.

Chatelet du Paris Theater must not be forgotten in the list. The building is designed by Gabriel Davioud and is a huge opera house that can accommodate as much as 2,500 people.

There are over 100 movie theaters in Paris, however La Cinematheque Francaise is one of the best known among them. This is a 70-year-old theatre with an interesting cinema history museum. It is also one of the popular venues for thematic film festivals.

Another movie theatre not to be missed is Le Champo. It is constructed in 1938 and is popular for premiering new films. If you would prefer to see premier films in English or independent films, then visit Le Reflect Medicis.

Where to get cheap tickets for Paris theatres?

Traveling in a budget? There is no need to miss the theatres. You can still visit some even if you don’t have enough money.

There is free classical music in these theatres. All you have to do is pick up the weekly listings guide, which can be bought from magazine kiosks. You will be amazed to see so many freebie concerts featuring young musicians and local ensembles. They are usually held on Sundays in churches in Paris.

There are also cheap concerts in major venues. If you have luck, you might just have the chance to buy the tickets at reasonable prices. Just be patient in hunting around online.

If your budget is around 10 dollars, you can view a performance at the Salle Pleyel. The performances are even graced by classical stars and touring orchestras.