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How to become Parisian in one hour?

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“olivier giraud”(152 reviews)
The ULTIMATE Parisian theatre experience, 100% in english, seen by more than 500 000 spectators! Hailed by THE NEW YORK TIMES as "Learning to be French through comedy!", Olivier Giraud will teach you how to act like a real Parisian in every...more
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24 boulevard Poissonniere | Theatre des Nouveautes, 75009 Paris, France
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+254 729 729307
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 May 2011

Disagree with the last rewiev! He did make fun of americans but it wasn't that rude.. Yes, Show did start later than planed but thats not a big problem, and I personaly liked the seatings - it was different and cozy and I didn't feel...More

9  Thank aygiena
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 November 2011

I suppose the most baffling aspect after seeing this show was trying to comprehend the number of positive reviews by other individuals. There really are a limited number of bad reviews and we just couldn't understand how that could possibly be the case. We just...More

26  Thank Charles E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I laughed so hard my face hurt!! I was pulled on stage to learn how to dance like a parisian girl...funniest thing ever!! He’s smart, charismatic, hilarious and easy on the eyes (definitely a plus lol). He picked on me for my American accent and...More

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OlivierGiraudOff, comedian at How to become Parisian in one hour?, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Renai ! Thank you so much for this great review ! You've been outstanding on stage ! I hope to see you soon in Paris ! Hugs from the city of love !

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you want to explore the best of Paris without any disappointment, must see this show by Olivier. He will tell you what you should expect the Parisians behavior when visiting Paris, with all humour. No stop laughing during the show, at same time you...More

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OlivierGiraudOff, comedian at How to become Parisian in one hour?, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you lily ! Happy that you learned how to become a real Parisian ! See you soon ! Olivier

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Olivier Giraud will teach you how to act like a true Parisian in this one man show. It's not all about the Parisians: Americans, Mexicans and many others will get their share. And the show is not just for tourists, many Parisians and other French...More

Thank Kati K
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a good time watching and laughing through out the show! To my pleasant surprise, half the theatre was filled with Parisians who enjoyed the humour about Parisians. Overall a wonderful experience!

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

The show is good, but a bit repetitive, and the material is not really sufficient for 1 hour. But all in all a quite good show.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Definitely one of the best comedy shows I’ve been to,the connectoon with the audience was also great!

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

With everything to do in Paris, neither I or my companion would recommend this one man show to fill an open time slot during one of nights in Paris. It was ok, but not that entertaining or interest intense to go beyond an hour. Spend...More

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I definitely recommend the show. It was very funny, my friend and I absolutely loved it. If I had an opportunity I would go and see it again.

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

I highly recommend this spectacle for tourist in Paris. One of the best Monospectale I have attended.

Thank Svetlana S
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We had a lot of fun watching Olivier, he is very quick on his feet, very witty, a little smudgy and extremely funny. Very slapstick-like humor, my Korean girlfriend found it extremely funny too. Thank you. Okay for late-teenagers, but not for (American) kids.

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Opera / Bourse
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
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26 September 2018|
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Response from amyt49 | Reviewed this property |
I'm unfamiliar with the tickets from Carrefour (grocery store). The theater is very small so all seats are good. Here is the website where I bought my tickets for half off. Billet Reduc. I tried to send you the website but... More
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Response from jrknyc | Reviewed this property |
Not knowing your 17 year old, I would simply say that there are some jokes relating to sex and dating and mimicking of same, but this is not the show's primary focus.Most of the show deals with everyday life in Paris and... More