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How to become Parisian in one hour?

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Address: 24 Boulevard Poissonniere | Theatre des Nouveautes, 75009 Paris, France
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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SMASH HIT SHOW 100 % IN ENGLISH IN PARIS ! Don't wait and come to THE...

SMASH HIT SHOW 100 % IN ENGLISH IN PARIS ! Don't wait and come to THE training approved by more than 500 000 spectators, played in one of the most beautiful theatre in France (600 seats). Not recommended for kids under 16yo.

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My friend booked this as an Air BnB experience so we met with Oliver before and after the show. He has put together a very wry look, not just at Parisians but any nationality... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Foster City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend booked this as an Air BnB experience so we met with Oliver before and after the show. He has put together a very wry look, not just at Parisians but any nationality that may be in the audience. And the theater is quite lovely too - ooh, la, la!

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Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a one hour show.done by one man.superb humour..good to take in to understand the french way of life..has a lot of adult material not meant for kids in my openion...very funny show..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Olivier's comments on Parisian might be a bit exaggerated but actually some characteristics appear on many metropolises in the world. Making people from all around the world laugh is not easy. P.S. Paris apartment is not small enough. Come and try in Hong Kong

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Thank Kevin T
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this show spontaneously just before the start and laughed a lot. The price is reasonable and the theatre was nice. I personally found the jokes a bit generic (typical national stereotype jokes) which also became a bit repetitive in the end to make the show last a bit longer. Still funny and all and a good laugh which... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About the venue: Lots of posts remarked that the theater seats are cramped. I disagree. I am 6 feet 2, or 1 meter 90 cm, and I was perfectly comfortable. It is not the kind of stadium seating you'd find in new movie theaters, but it's typical of theaters of the period, and I did not feel cramped at all.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great show. Very funny and so true about Parisians. Dress sense, mannerisms etc. Good interaction with the audience too.

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Mainz, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's very entertaining but one cannot fight the impression that Olivier Giraud had played in this a million times (which is probably close to true... ). It's still very funny and hence we can recommend it. One big caveat : the chairs are ridiculously small and spaced way to close to each other. If you are over 180cm just forget... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great intimate theatre! Worth it to pay for the best seats! Took my 14 year old daughter and she got the nuances that are hysterical to watch. The risqué parts were less risqué than the music my teen tries to play so I am glad we went. Go after a few days in Paris after you have seen the touristy... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I'm French born in the suburb of Paris and now leaving in London, this show had me in stitches! Everything is so true. I haven't laugh so much for a long time! A must do in Paris for French and tourist

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

One of the best activities done while in Paris. This stand-up comedy by a French man was conducted in English, it was awesome! Basically my partner and I was laughing at all the jokes. Jokes aside, it helped me understand Parisians better. The best takeaway from the show is that I'm able to differentiate a Parisian vs someone from other... More 

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The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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