Clarion Collection Hotel Opera Pavillon
7, rue de Parme
Phone: (33) 1 55316000
Fax: (33) 1 55316001
This turn of the century theater in Paris' 9th was originally constructed in 1892 as a venue dedicated to literary and visual symbolism. Since then it has welcomed a wide variety of authors including Ibsen, Strindberg, and Oscar Wilde. It was recently renovated and now features a contemporary program that highlights up and coming acts. The hall seats 326 people.
Particularly known for showing humorous pieces, the Grande Comédie has won its following with talented performers, a helpful and welcoming staff, and a comfortable atmosphere. The programming, although it favors comedy, also includes singers and one-man shows. The space has a capacity of 347 along with a café on the ground floor, ideal for passing the time while waiting for a show to start.
Théâtre Le Méry has an amusing array of events lined up for all. Entertaining comedy shows are a must watch to get you on the lighter side of life. There are classic acts and plays too on their stage. And the performers do wonders with their music shows. Do refer their website or contact them for more details on their next program.
The Européen theater is situated just steps away from Place de Clichy in Paris' 17th Arrondissement. It features a striking modern concert hall with tiers of seats stretching out from a circular center stage. Its program is divided between theatrical productions, comedic events, and concerts. The hall seats 350 people.
Located in Paris' 9th arrondissement, Bistro Blanc is a bar catering to a clientele of curious individuals looking for authentic experiences and living spectacles in an informal environment. Featuring concerts and art exhibits, Bistro Blanc is dedicated to the development of a thriving artistic community. After the show drop by the restaurant (open at 7:30p) for a bite to eat.
One of Paris' best art houses, the Cinéma des Cinéastes (Filmmakers' Cinema) regularly lands sneak previews and exclusive engagements of the best new foreign and avant-garde films. Unfortunately, this means the cinephile who hungers for more than just images will find no popcorn here. One muddles through, though, since the selection is impeccable and the frequent debates and lectures are always interesting. Call +33 8 9268 9717 for details.
The Casino de Paris is not a casino at all but a grand old theater hidden in a little street near the St-Lazare train station, features a varied slate of performances including top-notch musicals, comedians, jazz and rock artists. The theater has recently instituted simultaneous interpretation for the deaf and hearing-impaired. The décor is beautiful and the place is well-known for the quality of its concerts and shows.
This theater provides France's first venue and cultural center specializing in sign language. Since its conception in 1976, International Visual Theater has been a vibrant node in the community, offering sign language classes and theatrical workshops for the deaf and putting on theatrical productions in sign language that span every genre and time period.
Situated in Paris' 9th arrondissement, Théâtre de Paris was constructed in 1891 to showcase Nordic works by authors such as Ibsen and Strindberg. Since then it has seen a long and storied history of performances and renovations. It now stands a grandiose golden theater trimmed with red velvet showcasing stars such as Gérard Depardieu and Alain Delon. It features 1100 seats.
Located on the Rue Blanche, the Petit Théâtre de Paris presents diverse entertainment options to Parisians. Dating back to 1891 when it was created, the Theater continues to impress crowds as it did hundreds of years ago. Though smaller in size as compared to other theaters in the city, Petit theater de Paris is well maintained and always buzzing with regular events. Call ahead or check the website for a complete schedule of events.
What was once a famous watering hole and subsequently a shop, now functions as a brilliant gallery for art. The plethora of events that take place inside the 300-square meter (3229 square feet) gallery space creates a vibrant milieu of creativity, much to the delight of art lovers. Apart from photography exhibitions and screening of documentaries, the workshops, lectures and debates held here are so profound that these become hot topics of discussion over a cup of steaming coffee at the in-house cafe. The book store is where you can collect various books on photography and other relevant topics of interest.
This celebrated Parisian theater is ideally situated just steps away from the Blanche metro station in Paris' 9th arrondissement. Comédie de Paris was established in 1929 and has maintained a stellar program of original and varied pieces. The theater seats 184 people.