Maybe you think it is an obstacle if you don’t speak French and want to see one of the shows in Paris. Luckily for you there are shows in Paris in foreign languages and plays with surtitles. So, don’t worry about your night out and enjoy the shows while staying in our 5* hotel in Paris 8.
There are different venues that offer performances in foreign languages or that are accessible for audiences that don’t speak French. In some theatres you can find shows with surtitles in English or a complete show performed in English. So, the language barrier doesn’t have to be a problem when you want to enjoy the theatre just like a Parisian. Despite that the most venues have famous shows that you will always be able to see, there are also some venues with temporarily shows so don’t forget to check out their websites.
Locations where you can find shows in English are the theatres as mentioned above. A few examples of theatres that offer performances in French with English surtitles are Théâtre du Ranelagh, Théâtre Edouard VII, Le Comedia, Théâtre Edgar and Salle Gaveau. You can find classical plays, contemporary comedies or musicals. You can make a reservation in English and will receive a program in English. In the Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe you can find shows in foreign languages with French, English and sign surtitles. If you are more in the mood for a comedy night check out Théâtre Édouard VII, their main focus is on contemporary French comedies. At the Théâtre Le Ranelagh you can find a lot of classic plays with English surtitles.
If you are in the mood for a good laugh check out the famous show in Théâtre des Nouveautés, How to become Parisian in one hour, by Olivier Giraud. This show is a great view on the arrogance of Parisians. After the show you know yourself how to act like a real Parisian. At the New York Comedy Night you can find many different English speaking stand-up comedians. Don’t forget to check out the venues of Moulin Rouge, the Philharmonie de Paris, the Caveau de la Huchette and the Cirque Alexis Gruss. A lot of times they also offer shows with English surtitles so you don’t have to miss out on any real Parisian show and you can enjoy the same atmosphere as the real Parisians do. Have a great stay in our hotel Bowmann in Paris!