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I went to the Folies-Bergeres for the JP Gaultier freak show; the mythic place is somewhat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MFollowers
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Roses, Spain
Entertaining, raunchy and fun

We decided to get last minute cheap €30 tickets and were thrilled to be seated seven rows from the... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2019
LauraC3419
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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This performance center was once the headquarters of legendary entertainers Edith Pilaf and Josephine Baker.
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32 rue Richer, 75009 Paris, France
9th Arr. - Opera
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+33 1 44 79 98 98
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Folies-Bergeres for the JP Gaultier freak show; the mythic place is somewhat disappointing; the chairs were half broken, the carpet dirty, paint gone...I am glad we saw a great quality show, because the theater himself is to cry.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MFollowers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved every minute of it! Sat front row and I was so glad to be there. Even Jean Paul himself was there. I wanted to go backstage but I didn't had the nerve. The whole show is about his life and how he got...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed September 21, 2019

Mediocre show, a rip off bar with no food, only M&M and chips 50g bag at 6€, and on top of this, they did not let us out during the 20 min break for fear we (parents) buy for the children food from the restaurants...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Went to a show and had a very nice experience. It is a must see in Paris, remembering of the nice night life of this romantic town.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Valeriu C
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

The Folies Bergère is an old Parisian institution for cabaret entertainment. The lobby has been renovated and filled with JPG related items. The theatre itself retains its old décor and ancien seats. Not very comfortable. The show itself was amazing, based on the life of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank oribie
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

We decided to get last minute cheap €30 tickets and were thrilled to be seated seven rows from the front in the stalls! The entrance foyer is well dressed with all things Jean Paul Gaultier. The show was really entertaining, a mix between a fashion,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank LauraC3419
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

We left at half time this was so bad, first time we have ever done this, and I have sat through some real rubbish! Firstly we paid 59 euros for seats which had a restricted view and this wasn’t noted in the booking process. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank guyjt
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Wonderfully zany show celebrating numerous decades as Gaultier's Freak Show. We were in Paris concurrently with Fashion Week and had the added attraction of having Dita Von Teese participate. Show was a revelation...funny, exuberant, OTT extravaganza with a lot of heart. Incredibly talented cast and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Rob H
Reviewed January 8, 2019

We saw the Jean-Paul Gauthier Fashion Freak Show (Excellent) here on Sunday and it was a blast. Very egocentric of course - Jean-Paul Gauthier - but what would you expect darlings!? Seriously, it was a great show. The message at the end is that everyone...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TSinParis
Reviewed December 26, 2018

We had a good evening , show was ok , but things need an upgrade . price is ok considering Paris , we had the show and a bottle of champain geir 53 from Norway

Date of experience: December 2018
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October 8, 2019|
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Response from Daniela B | Reviewed this property |
It was a show for children! Little Prince.
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Response from Rosemary-NY | Reviewed this property |
Although we sat in the first balcony (all that was available for our late booking) I felt that seats in the orchestra would have been better to fully appreciate the extraordinary costumes. That said, we certainly could see... More
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Response from Haarlemduo | Reviewed this property |
The show we visited was Les Choriste. Half of the audience was young kids and they all had smart casual on. I think its depending on the show you visit. Its an older venue so I would think that smart casual would be... More
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