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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
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+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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An early one hour show that sets u up nicely for Parisiennes. Funny show, stand up French comedian who wrote the show and does it in English. We did it on our 2nd night in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An early one hour show that sets u up nicely for Parisiennes. Funny show, stand up French comedian who wrote the show and does it in English. We did it on our 2nd night in Paris and as our vacation went along we kept looking back on the show and laughing at the jokes and the realism of how the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first visit to Paris and I got to know a lot ab Paris and Parisian people and their culture in one hour show of Oliver. OMG I don't remember when I had that much fun last time. Oliver is an amazing guy! That combination of english and french, thats really pleasant to hear. I loved show! I... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend this show completely! Very funny and well done. If you want a great evening out in Paris - start it here !!

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Portland, OR
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read a lot of reviews and thought this would be a fun thing to do on my 9th trip to Paris. My husband and I were both looking forward to it. The theatre is very pretty as others have mentioned. The show itself - not so great. I chuckled a couple of times but it just wasn't that... More 

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Hadera, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Olivier is a funny guy. He mimics French people from other cities, Americans, British, you name it. He tackles ten topics starting from food through stopping a taxi to having sex. Most of it is somewhat based on reality, some exaggerated to a point that feels a bit contrived. A fun way to spend an evening in the city.

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Chatillon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Really funny even if your are Parisian. A critic not only of Parisian but also American and the different nationalities present in the theater. Can be understood even if you have not a typical French accent...

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

If you believe that this show is a true self-derision spectacle, you will be deluded. Clichés about parisian people are outdated. M. Giraud wince all the time verging on the grotesque. As if that was not enough, he choose 2 times in the audience to try to imitate his bad performance. And as we were stupid people, he ended the... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

we were eating in a restaurant and sharing funny stories, another customer suggested if we want more laughs, watch "Parisian in One Hour" it was a beautiful location, people looks so nice and ready for the show. it was the funniest show i have ever seen and he really tells you what you where thinking, as if "How to be... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

There are lots of funny parts to this show and the performer is rather talented and gets the crowd involved, however, it is definitely safe to say that there are large portions that are highly inappropriate for young teenagers or individuals of faith. This is not a family oriented activity! That being said, he is excellent at his craft. If... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Two of us attended the show and we had a great time. The show was really entertaining and just the right length. Olivier even includes the audience in his show in a very entertaining way. By all means go to this show! We will seevthis again each time we visit Paris, at least once a year!

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