How to Become Parisian in One Hour: Comedy Show in English

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4.6 out of 5

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Hailed by The New York Times as 'Learning to be French through comedy!', enjoyed by more than 500 000 SPECTATORS & rated 'Certificate of excellence' since 2015 on TripAdvisor, this SMASH HIT SHOW is The ultimate Parisian theatre experience 100% in english in Paris! Olivier Giraud will teach you how to act like a real Parisian in every situations encountered during your stay in Paris (in a taxi, shop, metro, restaurant, night club and beyond ...).  A Perfect night out surrounded by Parisians and a cosmopolitan audience, in a century old theatre (600 seats) located in the lively heart of Paris (Opéra area) ... Ohlala !
Head to the Théâtre des Nouveautés near Paris’ Grands Boulevards metro station for your evening comedy show. Take your seat in the section of your choice (see Additional Info for a seating chart) and enjoy the 1-hour show in English. While the city of Paris is known for its charm, romance and elegance, Parisians are known for something quite different. Giraud nails the stereotypes of Parisians through hilarious impersonations and impressions of shop assistants, waiters, bartenders...even your average old lady walking down the street. You'll get a comical insider’s look at the local attitudes, gestures and actions of typical Parisians that foreigners, expats and even Parisians themselves confess are spot-on. Giraud will teach you how to become Parisian in every way: in a shop, restaurant, taxi, metro and more. You’ll even learn how to dress and interact with others, how to recognize Parisian facial expressions and how to use iconic French phrases correctly. Audience participation encouraged! Duration : 1 hour and 10 mn with no intermission. Ticket Info : Ticket Not Required ! Please note: This show is not recommended for children under 16.

What’s included

  • Show ticket

What’s not included

  • A bar is available in the lobby, open 45 mn prior to the show. (own expense).
  • Cloakroom available (For security reasons, some items can not be accepted inside the room)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transportation to/from attraction


  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of seating available