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How to Become a Parisian in 1 Hour? The Hit Comedy Show 100% in English in Paris

How to Become a Parisian in 1 Hour? The Hit Comedy Show 100% in English in Paris
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Paris is a highly cultured city with many shows and plays to watch, and you don't have to miss out if you don't understand French. The hilarious 'How to Become Parisian in One Hour', a one-man show by comedian Olivier Giraud, enlightens you about many aspects of Parisian culture, and makes you laugh out loud. And because it's entirely in English, you don't have to worry about your lack of French.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 10m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Enjoy a night out at the Théâtre des Nouveautés, in the heart of Paris
  • Learn how to behave like a Parisian in this hilarious show
  • Better understand some cultural and linguistic traits you'll encounter in Paris
  • Tickets include a picture with the performer
What to expect
  • You are not alone if you believe that Parisians are short-tempered, impatient or arrogant. Celebrated French comedian Olivier Giraud agrees and has created this hilarious one-man show, performed in English, revealing the legendary stereotypes of Parisians. Your evening comedy show takes place at the Théâtre des Nouveautés, near Paris’ Grands Boulevards metro station. Take your seat in the section of your choice (see Additional Info for a seating chart). Please note: This show is not recommended for children under 16. Giraud nails the stereotypes of Parisians through impersonations and impressions of waiters, shop assistants, bartenders, and even your average old lady hobbling down the street. Plus, Oliver Giraud teaches you how to become Parisian in every way, including when to use those famous pursed lips and expressive eyebrows. Learn how to recognize Parisian facial expressions, how to dress and interact with others and how to use iconic French phrases correctly. You might just get called up on stage to try out your skills. Your eyes water from laughing so hard during this comical insider’s look at the local attitudes and gestures of typical Parisians that foreigners, expats and even Parisians themselves confess are spot-on.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 10m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a night out at the Théâtre des Nouveautés, in the heart of Paris
  • Learn how to behave like a Parisian in this hilarious show
  • Better understand some cultural and linguistic traits you'll encounter in Paris
  • Tickets include a picture with the performer
What to expect
  • You are not alone if you believe that Parisians are short-tempered, impatient or arrogant. Celebrated French comedian Olivier Giraud agrees and has created this hilarious one-man show, performed in English, revealing the legendary stereotypes of Parisians. Your evening comedy show takes place at the Théâtre des Nouveautés, near Paris’ Grands Boulevards metro station. Take your seat in the section of your choice (see Additional Info for a seating chart). Please note: This show is not recommended for children under 16. Giraud nails the stereotypes of Parisians through impersonations and impressions of waiters, shop assistants, bartenders, and even your average old lady hobbling down the street. Plus, Oliver Giraud teaches you how to become Parisian in every way, including when to use those famous pursed lips and expressive eyebrows. Learn how to recognize Parisian facial expressions, how to dress and interact with others and how to use iconic French phrases correctly. You might just get called up on stage to try out your skills. Your eyes water from laughing so hard during this comical insider’s look at the local attitudes and gestures of typical Parisians that foreigners, expats and even Parisians themselves confess are spot-on.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 6277PARISIANHOUR
Call +63 923-0990452
Important information
Inclusions
  • Show ticket
  • Picture with the Comedian (not available during Covid 19 sanitary measures)
  • Discovery of a century-old parisian theatre
  • Entry/Admission - How to become Parisian in one hour?
Exclusions
  • Bar in the lobby (not available during Covid 19 sanitary measures)
  • Cloakroom (For security reasons, some items can not be accepted inside the room)
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attraction
Duration
1h 10m
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • E voucher accepted
  • You'll have the best seats available (within your chosen category) at the time your reservation is placed.
  • This show is not suitable for children under 16 years old.
  • Dress code is casual.
  • Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of Management according to accessibility criteria, regardless of the category chosen.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Inclusions
  • Show ticket
  • Picture with the Comedian (not available during Covid 19 sanitary measures)
  • Discovery of a century-old parisian theatre
  • Entry/Admission - How to become Parisian in one hour?
Exclusions
  • Bar in the lobby (not available during Covid 19 sanitary measures)
  • Cloakroom (For security reasons, some items can not be accepted inside the room)
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attraction
Duration
1h 10m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • E voucher accepted
  • You'll have the best seats available (within your chosen category) at the time your reservation is placed.
  • This show is not suitable for children under 16 years old.
  • Dress code is casual.
  • Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of Management according to accessibility criteria, regardless of the category chosen.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 27 May 2021
A note from How to Become a Parisian in 1 Hour? The Hit Comedy Show 100% in English in Paris
We ask you to leave a distance of 1 meter between you and the other spectators when you move around. Signage will help you to do so. The Bar and checkroom areas are closed until further notice.Due to their small size, access to the sanitary facilities must be closed until further notice.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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jacplomb
Paris, France23 contributions
Hilarious show with Olivier Giraud.
We all had such a great time with Olivier, he was hilarious. We have been living in Paris for 4 years and his comments were right on point. He also joked about different nationalities and cultures from all around the world, no one is safe but always with a sweetness and a wink. I will definitively be back with out of the country guests and friends to share his show.
Written 10 November 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Fatema A
Manama, Bahrain4 contributions
Cringe
I had a laugh but a lot of the jokes were lame, cringe, and repetitive. Relies on outdated cliches. I hated the racial jokes. The impressions weren’t that great either. Also felt like the show was more about Americans than Parisians.
Written 29 September 2021
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BAS0517
Washington, D.C.21 contributions
A must see performance in the City of Lights
Jul 2020
Absolutely spot on and hilarious. What a great part of my trip. So memorable and fun. And great audience participation. Really should be on everyone's list!
Written 13 June 2021
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Alice
1 contribution
Brilliant show
Feb 2020
I saw this show ( for the third time) last week and laughed my head out !!
My friends loved it too and we had a great time.
Olivier Giraud is very funny and witty and I highly recommend this show
It's great for tourists who don't know how to deal with a Parisian ;)
Written 27 February 2020
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Betty Fox
1 contribution
Incredible show with an international audience
Jan 2020
I am SO HAPPY to have found this show ! I was looking for a unique evening for my international friends.
This show is HILARIOUS ! We laughed so hard ! With Parisians but also with people from all over the world.
This was an amazing and unique experience in Paris for all of us !
Congrats !
Written 27 January 2020
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Lisi D
5 contributions
Best show in paris
Jan 2020 • Friends
I've seen Olivier Giraud 3 times and i m laughing so much all the time. He knows perfectly parisians and he gave us the best tips to enjoy perfectly paris ! Merci ! I ll come back soon !
Written 26 January 2020
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John P
Kenley, UK27 contributions
Amusing enough
Dec 2019 • Couples
Olivier Garoud does stand-up comedy quite well and managed to entertain us for an hour but we didn’t really learn a great deal about what being a Parisian really amounts to. His impressions were quite good, particularly the beggar in the Metro and the bored shop assistant. He seemed rather too keen on dancing. Why dancing had to come into so many of his routines wasn’t that clear.
Written 14 December 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear John, Thank you very much for you review ! Olivier
Written 26 January 2020
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NaturalizedTexan
Coppell, TX164 contributions
Great show and great price!
We attended the show last week and thought Olivier did a great job. He makes fun of both Parisians and visitors in a good natured way. He's energetic and engages the crowd well. I was "privileged" to be the person be selected to be onstage to test how well we were paying attention to the show's lessons. Olivier was very gracious towards my questionable French. Despite me being someone who doesn't like being in front of people or the focus of attention, I thought it was a great experience. We will definitely tell our friends to catch the show. His book is hilarious too. Thank you Olivier!
Written 28 November 2019
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raymondac2017
Katonah, United States22 contributions
Fair
Oct 2019
It was a good show but I would not rate it as a must see. Tripavdisor rated this as a top show and I have to disagree. Not bashing the talent but when you have so much to see in Paris I would not put this one on my top ten
Written 13 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Raymond, Thank you for your review ! I'm glad that you liked the show. I understand your point of you, there is so many things to do in Paris but it's hard to compare shows, monuments or restaurants. Enjoy Paris, Warmful regards from the city of love ! Olivier
Written 14 November 2019
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John B
Paris, France38 contributions
A Hit
Nov 2019 • Friends
What a great show.

Everybody should go and be entertained by Olivier who is amazing.

What he tells us in a funny way is so true, life like and entertaining...

A great show.

Thanks
Written 10 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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535julianc
535julianc
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Thanks for a great evening!!!
What a great evening of comedy. Olivier was a dynamo on stage. Very funny romp through how Parisians get through th
Jeremyjais
Jeremyjais
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Awesome ! Oh la la ... !!!
One of the best show I have ever seen in Paris ! For sure the funniest in English ! I used to live in Paris durin
Nance91
Nance91
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Nice show!
Wen't to the show and when I think about it, I am still laughing. I had a very nice evening with my friends. You ge
Anniaamae
Anniaamae
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Very boring and full of clichés
We did not enjoy at all and it left us a very bad impression. I still do not understand how people can laugh : joke
Rebecca B
Rebecca B
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Who woudnt enjoy Oliver
As i expected, Oliver is hilarious. Loved his over the top show. What was quite surprising was the number of Pari
Lenny22B
Lenny22B
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Well worth the visit
This was a last minute desision and luckly there was still seats available in good location. the hour passed too q
GreenEyes505
GreenEyes505
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Ooooh-la-la hahaha
One hour of rib-tickling comedy. Olivier is one of the greats, this show made our weekend visit very memorable.
DanielsREvents
DanielsREvents
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Funny Guy!
Well done Olivier, your show was one of the best parts of my trip to Paris. It was a great show, my wife and I rea
WilliDuf
WilliDuf
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I fell of my chair laughing
Oliver doesn´t just tell jokes, he acts them and lives them and takes the audience along for a fun filled evening o
hugoo33
hugoo33
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Incredibly funny
I went back to see Olivier Giraud for the second time and I liked it even more this time. I came with an American f
inealora
inealora
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Excellent show
I had a great night. Oliver's show is great, I enjoyed and was entertained every minute in the show. He keeps your
Carla H
Carla H
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Amazing show!
I have seen this show twice and loved it. Olivier is very funny and we had great nights, I will definitely be watch
542sidneyb
542sidneyb
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Amazing show!
I’m an expat now Parisian living in Paris for 15 years. Olivier really nails the experience of what it’s like to
melolatina
melolatina
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Just hilarious
This show is really interactive, dynamic and makes fun of everyone but in a smart way. You can sense the generosity
Park-Cav
Park-Cav
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Fun for an hour
A fun hour of entertainment learning the difference between Parisiennes and the rest of the world. Lots of laughs f
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