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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 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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This is spectacular - see it on your first visit to Paris

We are still in Paris and 3 days later use lines from this show once an hour when interacting with the people here. I have been to Paris many times and think Olivier nailed it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We are still in Paris and 3 days later use lines from this show once an hour when interacting with the people here. I have been to Paris many times and think Olivier nailed it. For anyone familiar with Stephen Clarke's books on the French, think of a stand up version of him. He pokes fun at people from every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Olivier Giraud is a genius. Amazing performance of non stop laughing and fun. It actually helps understand Parisians. All in English language but not appropriate for minors. He said the impression he caused would stay in our brains for at least two days. It's been a week and we are still laughing about it. Is a must see.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

We brought our 17 and 19 yo teens to this show. It was highlight of their Paris adventures. We laughed until our cheeks hurt. Audience was filled with locals and folks from all over the world, literally! It was sold out so be sure to purchase ahead of time. Olivier is sharp, witty, and on point with his humor and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Olivier is an amazing physical comedian and character actor. His show is very approachable, super funny, and all in English. It plays on stereotypes of American and French cultural and societal aspects and is a non-stop laugh ride. Every minute of the hour is Olivier showcasing his humorous insights on the French experience both for French and foreign visitors. He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Spent an hour being educated by Olivier Giraud in the art of being a Parisian. It's funny, it's irreverent and it's excruciatingly close to home! International crowd laughing, clapping along and practising some choice Parisian profanities. The best survival aid you can get for your trip to Paris!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We booked online to see this show on our first night in Paris. What a fun evening. We watched the show in English and we laughed all the way through it. A class act. Afterwards we had supper and it finished off a perfect evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

What a fun show! After a long day walking around the city and seeing the sites, it was fun for my husband and I to grab a bite to eat and have a drink before stepping into a delightfully small theater to watch a hilarious show. It is a hidden gem and I nice break from feeling like a tourist.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Was a enjoyable evening with jokes that would make anyone laugh.he mixed the french and the English so well that it was a night just filled with laughs through out the show. Very much recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We went to Paris with no specific plan. My wife took those tourist guides and started looking to make a plan of sightseeing and things to do. As someone else mention, you need to start your visit with this show... Very easy going, hilarious and good interaction with the people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Visiting here on your first night in Paris is essential. Parisians are unique in France. Watching Olivier (one of their own) making fun of the stereotypes is great fun and makes your trip more enjoyable too. We found that whenever we came across these characters, instead of getting annoyed we just laughed and accepted them. [From the waiters to the... More 

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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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