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La Comedie Francaise

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5 Mar 2018
“Very nice”
19 Oct 2017
“Beautiful Theater”
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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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Reviewed March 5, 2018

A chance to visit the classic french theatre and Watch a good play. The interior is inviting and the classical layout quite splendid with its booths and balconies.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LupulDeDorobanti
Reviewed October 19, 2017

This is a beautiful historic theater where one can see a perfect performance of a classic French comedy or drama. Nice gift shop. Fascinating area.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed October 13, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed April 2, 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed March 10, 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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank marjNewYorkCity
Reviewed February 8, 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

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed February 12, 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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank carlosmp
Reviewed September 17, 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

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank hélène c
Reviewed June 12, 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

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank sipivu
Reviewed September 14, 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

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