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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
Phone Number: +33 6 98 57 45 98
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Description: 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 300 000 spectators ! This is THE ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE to enjoy Paris !NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDRENS UNDER 16 !
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A show that will stick in your mind ( while in Paris )

Have you lived in Paris for several years or just busted the city, for both kind people this show is great. The guy is funny and witty. In a high tempo he compares two opposite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Have you lived in Paris for several years or just busted the city, for both kind people this show is great. The guy is funny and witty. In a high tempo he compares two opposite cultures (American - Parisian). But don't think you you can lean backwards when you are none of those two. Paris will never be the same... More 

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Orrs Island, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As a frequent visitor to Paris, I thoroughly enjoyed this show. The venue was a bit odd and hard to find but it was enjoyable.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

So true!!!! If you ever wonder about French and Parisian people you have to watch this show! I lived there while in college and going back and seeing this show was just hilarious !! It a great way to spend a night and laugh until your belly hurts!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

There are few shows that tourists can go and see in Paris, and it is a shame cause Parisian shows truly are a cultural French event. So if you are into discovering the French way of living or culture (and are not French bilingual), this is a must see. See France another way :)

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A small theatre with cramped seating full of International visitors who 'speak English'. It can't be easy writing a script that makes Indians,Mexicans,Vietnamese,Brazilians,French and Mr &Mrs Large from Idaho all laugh at the same time.Our hero seemed to manage it though. For me it was excruciatingly bad.Unfunny to the point of embarrassment.Many observations could be applied to some residents of... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I expected the show to be a lot funnier than it was. At times it was childish and mean. More time seemed to be spent on how ignorant Americans were and how fed up Parians are. But for the most part people seemed to enjoy themselves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I spent a wonderful hour with Olivier and his comedy, it was very useful for me, being an expat, to better understand "les parisiens". Ohlala!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

An excellent show to go and laugh your head off. When in Paris it is a MUST thing to do. Olivier's English is easy to understand and his jokes are very to the point. He has an excellent way of grabbing people's attention and creates a fantastic atmosphere.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Well, looks like I'm in the minority of critical reviewers but still feel obligated writing a comment. The humor is quite superficial and cliché based as many of the negative reviews mentioned previously. In a sophisticated place like Paris I expected something more elaborate , than jokes like “ can I have ketchup with my lobster and truffles?” depicting an... More 

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France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This show is very funny, especially if you are familiar with Parisians and Americans. The show hinges on the stereotypes surrounding these two groups. The show is a bit racy in places, so you may not want to take the kids. I've seen the show twice about two years apart. It was exactly the same both times. I laughed hard... More 

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Opera / Bourse
The neighborhood 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, theaters, 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.