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Theatre des Bouffes du Nord

37 B boulevard de la Chapelle, 75010 Paris, France
+33 1 46 07 34 50
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A valley of astonishment

I was astonished to pay 32 euros to be poorly seated in such an outdated and dusty theater, Peter... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
stism
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Grenoble, France
Always See What's On Here

My wife and I are theater artists so we have a particular affinity for this place and we always... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
PortRowNYC
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New York, NY
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This theater features lively productions of plays from several types of genres.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jan 2017
“A valley of astonishment”
23 Sep 2016
“Always See What's On Here”
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37 B boulevard de la Chapelle, 75010 Paris, France
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was astonished to pay 32 euros to be poorly seated in such an outdated and dusty theater, Peter Brook is more minimal than ever with the "Valley of Astonishment". My main astonishment was the number of people applauding and cheering.

Thank stism
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My wife and I are theater artists so we have a particular affinity for this place and we always make a point of seeing what's going to be playing when we visit. For travelers who don't speak French, there is often at least one production...More

1  Thank PortRowNYC
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I was lucky enough to get tickets on the door for Fragments, a Brecht collection of short plays. They were part of his learning plays, telling stories of peoples experiences. The theatre was a grand old place. Seating in the round with a massively high...More

Thank Bish555
Reviewed 7 April 2012

What a fabulous theatre space! However, don't sit in the front row of the balcony unless you have exceptionally short legs. Otherwise the theatre is lovely, bohemian, full of promise. Unfortunately the production was slightly disappointing. It was only an hour and a half, and...More

2  Thank Christina K
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Brook is retiring but his great ramshackle theater carries on. If you speak French and modern theater go as there is also a charming bar and bistro

1  Thank fred_davies_payan
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