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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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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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Thoroughly Enjoyable! You Won't Regret It!

I didn't stop laughing from the moment Olivier walked on stage. He has absolutely nailed life in Paris. This show is absolute quality and the historic theatre is wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
MaggieO2312
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Toulouse, France

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Toulouse, France
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I didn't stop laughing from the moment Olivier walked on stage. He has absolutely nailed life in Paris. This show is absolute quality and the historic theatre is wonderful. Because the theatre is small, the show is intimate with lots of audience participation. I would see this show again in a heartbeat, it was incredible value. Try not to sit... More 

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Paris, France
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife (from Thailand) was concerned that she would not be able to understand Olivier Giraud's show, but we were pleased to see that it was mostly in english, and facial/body expressions were as funny, or more so, as his words. He talks & emotes about living, shopping, eating, travelling, etc, in Paris. He sprinkles jabs about other nationalities and... More 

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Thank Mark2016_01
Montpellier, France
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you have no experience with the French in general and Parisians specifically, you'll enjoy this very stereo-typical rendition of how to become a Parisian. Sometimes a little bawdy, but always on target, This one-man-show walks you through how to pull off being a Parisian! This show is hilarious and audience participation is required! Be sure to find the... More 

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Thank LHABtrombone
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice night... just go for it!!! I'm parisian leaving abroad an i definitely agree with every said in this show : about parisian flat, parisian waiters or parisian girls. Everyone wants to become parisian... let's try by this show. Enjoy :-)

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Brussels, Belgium
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296 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Great show, massive fun! The guy managed to act everything in such a masterly manner Totally recommended

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Hamburg, Germany
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We bought tickets on Saturday for the same evening. No problem on the website. I think you have a great view from every place in the theatre. So don't worry to much about the seats =). The show was really funny and the actor is a sympathic man with a great english for a french man ;). The shows takes... More 

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Stratford upon Avon, England
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76 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Our daughter is currently doing her internship in Paris and was recommended this show so she took me and my husband this weekend. As per the title this is a short one man show but a great early evening treat. He takes us through an hilarious set of observations including how the natives dress, dance, use the metro, shop, order... More 

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North Berwick Scotland
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147 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This one-man show starring Olivier Geraud gave us a wonderful hour and a half of laughs. Giraud’s expressive eyebrows and lips provided an amusing insight into Parisian attitudes. Audience participation twice during the evening was a special hit. We were lucky to have talented and enthusiastic people volunteer, the gal from Chicago and the guy from Brisbane. We found the... More 

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North Naples, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This show was suggested to us by young Parisians and my grand daughter and I Both enjoyed it. Mr. Girard is funny and cute.

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Thank 19Susan45
Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Really funny show. A really mixed audience from all over the world. Good value and andold small theatre..good atmosphere as well! Would recommend!

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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.
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