About the Cabaret Art Form
Paris is the capital of cabaret shows and offers you the chance to explore some of the best performances by artists from all over the world. Cabaret is a type of art form where in the audience watches the performance while dining. The art form has existed in France since the 16th century and was popularised further when Moulin Rouge came in, in the year 1889. With acrobatic stunts, glamorous and detailed costumes, stunning se designs and breath taking performances, a cabaret show is an ideal way to spend your evening in Paris.
What to watch?
With flamboyant costumes and exquisite set design, the 60 Doriss dancers will be sure to charm you and keep you entertained. Moulin Rouge is one of the oldest cabaret shows in Paris and witnesses over 600,000 visitors every year. It is also responsible for founding the French Cancan and has been in the cabaret space since more than 120 years. Having survived many hiccups, like the fire in 1915 that destroyed the Moulin Rouge house, along with 2 world wars, It has retained it’s stature and position as the most revered of cabaret shows in the city.
The Lido Show
The Lido Show is the largest cabaret of all, it witnesses 60 Bluebell girls performing on a detailed and beautiful stage with stunning costumes. Located on Champs Elysee, the show opened it’s doors in 1946. With a promise of great performances, brilliant lighting and music that can change moods, the Lido Show is truly legendary.
Crazy Horse Paris
Crazy Horse is one of the cabaret shows that infuses great performances with magic and other forms of performing arts. Alain Bernardin found it in 1951. More than 60 years later, Crazy Horse continues to maintain it’s mark and be one of the revered cabaret burlesque shows in the city.
The Paradis Latin Show
This cabaret was the imagination of Gustave Eiffel and is also the oldest cabaret shows Paris has seen. The show releases 15,000 balloons towards the audience every year. Enjoy the glitter, glamour and entertainment that comes with a cabaret show performed in a belle epoque room.