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How to become Parisian in one hour?

24 boulevard Poissonniere | Theatre des Nouveautes, 75009 Paris, France
+33 6 98 57 45 98
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The ULTIMATE Parisian theatre experience, 100% in english ! Olivier Giraud will teach you about the Real Paris in a cosmopolitan atmosphere. +500 000 TICKETS SOLD ! Certificate of excellence 2015,2016,2017 - NB: Not recommended for kids under 16yo.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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24 boulevard Poissonniere | Theatre des Nouveautes, 75009 Paris, France
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24 boulevard Poissonniere | Theatre des Nouveautes, 75009 Paris, France
+33 6 98 57 45 98
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 5 days ago

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

Thank Marta C
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Lesiy17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I approached this comedy show with some doubt, only having seen the ad for it in a magazine I picked up at the airport which peaked my curiosity. Once at the theatre, however, I could not stop laughing. Olivier Giraud is a truly funny and...More

Thank jrknyc
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Olivier has all this energy and he is HILARIOUS! Your Paris experience will not be complete and fully defined, if without this show! :))))) More suitable for adults, if you know what I mean.

Thank Antonio T
frencharrogance, comedien at How to become Parisian in one hour?, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Antonio, Thanks a lot for this awesome comment! You're right, the show is more suitable for adults (+16) because of the lesson about parisian sexuality... See you soon! Olivier Giraud

Reviewed 8 December 2017

I went there with a group of friends from different countries and they all loved it. It is not always easy to find a fun show to see in Paris when hanging out with English Speakers but Olivier's show made us laugh a great deal...More

Thank the-week-end-trips
frencharrogance, Propriétaire at How to become Parisian in one hour?, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Dear The week end trips (what a fabulous name!) Thank you very much for this incredible feedback! I am delighted to have made you ALL laugh! It is even my ultimate pleasure to bring together all these nationalities (and so many French!), all united in...More

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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4 January 2018|
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Response from Nath A | Reviewed this property |
I know the guys was doing the same show since years ago, but I don’t know ! Maybe he changes every year to give some dynamism! Just go and let us know 😃
12 June 2017|
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Response from nomad2030 | Reviewed this property |
I'm unsure of this answer, however if you email the address on the website directly, they are quite responsive and helpful.
Kathie H
5 January 2017|
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Response from frencharrogance | Property representative |
Dear Kathie, Happy new year 2017 !! This is not a stupid question at all ahahah the show last around 1h and 10mn. Please let me know if you have anymore questions, warm regards from Paris, Claudie