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How to become Parisian in one hour?

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“olivier giraud”(152 reviews)
The ULTIMATE Parisian theatre experience, 100% in english, seen by more than 500 000 spectators! Hailed by THE NEW YORK TIMES as "Learning to be French through comedy!", Olivier Giraud will teach you how to act like a real Parisian in every...more
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24 boulevard Poissonniere | Theatre des Nouveautes, 75009 Paris, France
Opéra / Bourse
+254 729 729307
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

'How to be Parisian in One Hour' is an absolute must if you are visiting Paris. Hilariously insightful into everyday (and night) situations you may come across whilst you are visiting this beautiful city. It will be an unforgettable evening of fun! Jenny, Australia (previously...More

Thank Jenifer S
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I have read quite a lot about this show and it was worth. By the way a lot of French are coming to see this show as well. - Fluent English - engagement with public - different stories - you are laughing all the time...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

The funniest show I have ever seen! All things mentioned there are nothing but true and nobody should be offended.;) Just brilliant and extremely funny :) All of the audience was laughing like crazy throughout the whole show. I wouldn't mind seeing it again :)...More

Thank Ivana N
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I had been in Paris for a few months before watching the show and I had much more fun than expected. Mr. Giraud is absolutely amazing with his comedy and language. I recommend his show for everyone. It's time well spent and you end up...More

Thank vishakhajulien
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I am from Mexico. I went to show with my friends and we couldn’t stop laughing, it has a really good sense of humour and everything he says it’s totally accurrate. 100% recommended!

Thank Fernanda C
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I really loved the show, it is an amazing comedy making funny of stereotypes and constantly involving the audience. I absolutely recommend it!

Thank MartaC2779
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Good experience ! the show was just amazing, I highly recommend all foreigner who wants to discover another face of parisian people. Their habits, how they act in the restaurant, the metro, in their relationship, ... The show is not really expensive, it was about...More

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is definitely a show to see at the beginning of your time in Paris. It will keep you laughing on your entire trip, seeing the people on the streets of Paris that Oliver describes in his act. I saw the show in the middle...More

Thank 1BeachAficionado
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I am an English man with a Parisian wife and Olivier has captured perfectly the uniquely hilarious traits of the true Parisian! This is comedy genius that manages to get the whole audience laughing at not only the Parisians but any other nation represented in...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 27 December 2017

If you are visiting Paris, please go watch this comedy! Olivier Giraud had us laughing from beginning to end. He is absolute hilarious, witty, smart, and personable. It does not matter what country you are from, you will find that this show is worth your...More

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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood 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, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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Response from Amy T | Reviewed this property |
I'm unfamiliar with the tickets from Carrefour (grocery store). The theater is very small so all seats are good. Here is the website where I bought my tickets for half off. Billet Reduc. I tried to send you the website but... More
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Response from jrknyc | Reviewed this property |
Not knowing your 17 year old, I would simply say that there are some jokes relating to sex and dating and mimicking of same, but this is not the show's primary focus.Most of the show deals with everyday life in Paris and... More