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La Comedie Francaise

Paris, France
+33 1 44 58 15 15
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This famous theater, home to a drama troupe that has been performing since 1680, routinely hosts classical French plays by Molière, Racine, Corneille and others.
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  • Very good13%
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2 Apr 2017
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8 Feb 2017
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Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
+33 1 44 58 15 15
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I liked reading all the plaques that had 3D style faces coming out of them, celebrating authors, actors and playwrights all around the outside of the building. It is located in a square that is a nice evening stroll if you're not ready to get...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Beautiful theater and a great performance experience. I recommend seeing the interior and going to the gift store.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I havie admired La Comedie Francaise performers and productions for over thirty years, But when attempting to buy tickets online at their site, I ran into a problem:They charged me twice for the same purchase. First they informed me that the payment had not been...More

Thank marjNewYorkCity
Reviewed 9 February 2017

La Comédie Française is the most important french theatre (construction 1680) from actors of the groupe of Molière; you can admire statues of great dramatic actors, like Voltaire and Molière, Victor Hugo, Dumas and many others; there is also to see the armchair, in which...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 13 February 2016

A must go! Not only for its history and wonderful architecture, but for its cultural activiites. Whether one is looking for classical european plays, or modern and instigating ones, at the main theatre or at the Vieux Colombier theatre, a wonder in culture and top...More

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 18 September 2015

La Comédie Française is the best national cultural institution of France. Situated between the Louvre museum and the Opéra Garnier it is superb to visit. Molière's armchair is a "must" to see there. During the intervals of all plays, the spectators rush to see the...More

Thank hélène c
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The Comédie-Française ou Théâtre-Français, is a French cultural and mythical institution founded in 1680 and located next to the Palais Royal since 1799. It is a public establishment and has a troupe of permanent actors. Molière is considered the theater icon. The chair where he...More

Thank sipivu
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

My Favourite theatre in Paris, undoubtedly the most beautiful, though it passing the centuries, it remains the same, awesome and beautiful. The room "Richelieu" is according to me, the most gorgeous room and the most representative of the art of France. Words miss me to...More

1  Thank Emilie B
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We attended the Cabaret Georges Brassens show at the Studio-Théâtre (Galerie du Carrousel du Louvre - 99 rue de Rivoli--not the main theater; Studio-Théâtre is in a mall, which features in inverted pyramid and access to the Louvre). We had discovered Brassens in the course...More

Thank muddydoggers
Reviewed 3 September 2011

Found La Comedie Francaise by accident, while being as usual lost while walking around Paris. Very beautiful building with so much history. Went into their shop and found the most kind ladies I encountered in Paris. The stores have great and fine things to buy,...More

3  Thank FalcoG
Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches
along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front
of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is
lined with the world’s best jewelers and their
glittering window displays. Every other establishment
has someone to open the door for you or park your car.
You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops
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