Théâtre Le Ranelagh
The Theatre du Ranelagh is located in the elegant 16th arrondissement of Paris. Built on the site of a former theatre, the current building dates from 1894 as features and has Neo-Renaissance style features with a warm carved oak panelling interior. The owner at the time was a wealthy manufacturer and music enthusiast.
Despite its exceptional acoustics, the theatre was mainly reserved for private performances. The public came back in the 1930s when the theatre became a celebrated art-house cinema. Over the years, new directors helped broaden and diversify the theatre’s programme.
Today, the Theatre du Ranelagh offers a rich variety of classic plays, concerts, circus shows and opera.
If you come for a show, take the time to soak up the surroundings. The magnificent architecture is classified as one of Paris’s ‘historical monuments’ (listed since 1977).
- Line 6 Passy
- Line 9 La Muette
- Line c Boulainvilliers or Maison de la radio