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How to become a Parisian in one hour ?


How to become Parisian in one hour ? - Olivier Giraud

How to become a Parisian in one hour ?

How to become a Parisian in one hour ?

A show that has become a cult with over 800,000 spectators!
A historic Parisian theater (600 seats) in the heart of Paris, on the Grands Boulevards
The first show in English in the capital that even Parisians love
A unique theatrical experience recognized by the New York Times!

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From €24

What to expect

Discover the SMASH HIT SHOW 100% in English, the ultimate Parisian theatre experience created by Olivier Giraud!

Enjoyed by more than 800 000 spectators, this show is much more than a stand-up comedy! It's a hilarious, incisive and visual observation of the Parisian behaviour! This comedy is presented in the form of lessons, teaching you how to behave like a real Parisian in a taxi, shop, metro, restaurant and even in future relationships... Performed 100% in English all year round in one of the most beautiful Italian Renaissance style theatres (600 seats) located in the lively heart of Paris... Ohlala!

What is included :
Entry to the show in the category of your choice (to see the seating plan of the auditorium, click here)


From February 15th 2024 to April 29th 2024
- On Sunday: 6:30 pm
- From Thursday to Saturday: 7:00 pm
The April 30th 2024
Available on Tuesday
Schedule: 8:00 pm
From May 01st 2024 to May 31st 2024
Available every day except from Monday to Wednesday
Schedule: 7:00 pm
From June 01st 2024 to June 30th 2024
Available every day except from Sunday to Tuesday
Schedule: 7:00 pm
From July 01st 2024 to August 10th 2024
Available every day except from Sunday to Tuesday
Schedule: 7:00 pm

Good to know for your show

The show is not recommended for children under age 16.

Press reviews

" Learning to be French through Comedy! " THE NEW YORK TIMES

" Worldwide audience in a packed theatre! " PLAYBILL

" A guide to Parisian rudeness on a packed Theater " THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

" A must see in Paris! " ELLE

" The audience is in tears of laughter! " TIME OUT

" Best Theater performance in Paris ! " TRIP ADVISOR

" An International recognition ! " LE MONDE

" It’s a concentrate of the world who rushed to see the phenomenon Olivier Giraud " LE POINT

" The show is a triumph, this wonderful show is both accessible to the French than English speaking tourists ! " LE FIGARO


From Wednesday to Saturday at 7pm


  • A cult and must-see show
  • You do not need to be fluent in English to understand and enjoy the show
  • International atmosphere

Customer Reviews

4.9/510 reviews

Katherine F B.
December 18th 2023
Olivier gave it his all. Even my hard-to-please husband enjoyed it. Olivier engages the audience beautifully. It’s an experience every visitor to Paris ought to have.
Marianne M.
October 24th 2023
So much fun!
Arthur Pécondon-Lacroix
Nice and Naughty
September 26th 2023
Excellent, but mainly for audience 16+
Donna T.
July 10th 2023
It was great
Andrada M.
July 10th 2023
It was an extremely funny, inclusive and authentic show and we had lots and lots of fun- definitely recommend!!
Nushin A.
A Mus t See Show
June 26th 2023
I enjoyed the show. It was both funny and informative 😊
Jaap K.
Funny hour
June 19th 2023
Funny hour with a lot of good tips and true observations We loved as we love Paris
June 18th 2023
Fun show, enjoyed it! Be prepared though for a bit of audience participation though all good-natured. Also in a nice area with lots of restaurants and bars nearby for before/after the show.
Paul H.
May 31st 2023
Good fun.


24 boulevard Poissonnière
75009 Paris

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