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Theatre de la Huchette

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Historic Theater and Historic Play - Ionesco's La Cantatrice Chauve

We saw La Cantatrice Chauve here a few weeks ago. I had seen it when i was in college and wanted... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Paris, France
well delivered cantatrice chauve

had read the play before attending. marvelously absurd. comfortable seating. very good... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Mathias, West Virginia
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Oct 28, 2017
“Historic Theater and Historic Play - Ionesco's La Cantatrice Chauve”
Aug 29, 2017
“well delivered cantatrice chauve”
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23 rue de la Huchette | 5th, 75005 Paris, France
Odéon / Saint-Michel
+33 1 43 26 38 99
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We saw La Cantatrice Chauve here a few weeks ago. I had seen it when i was in college and wanted my wife to see it. The theatre itself is small and seating rather cramped so this one hour play is just the right amount...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

had read the play before attending. marvelously absurd. comfortable seating. very good performers. better in seeing it than just reading it.

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

Since the 1950's, generations of actors at Theatre La Huchette have been presenting the same double bill of Ionesco's THE BALD SOPRANO and THE LESSON on a regular schedule, without fail. The stylistic journey you will take when you visit this tiny jewel box on...More

1  Thank andrtsao
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This charming little theatre was just across the narrow street from out hotel in Rue de la Huchette. Each night there were 3 different short performances but I only had time to go to one, La Cantatrice Chauve. The intimacy of the theatre made one...More

Thank paluski
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Tiny theatre at walking distance from Notre-Dame-de-Paris preseting the Bald Soprano (la Cantatrice chauve) since 1957. You will laugh and be amazed by the actor's talent.

Thank Em S
Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

Tiny and very popular place for theater lovers of all ages. Full every night with cosmopolitan french-speakers. Cosy atmosphere. Script is clever and disconcerting, easy to loose onself in these absurd dialogues... Refreshing experience. Staging is excellent. Same programme every night. Great activity to do...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Cute little theater with a dead-on production of the Bald Soprano (La Cantatrice Chauve). Even if you don't speak French but simply know the play in English you'll laugh yourself silly. You've probably seen in the other reviews that it's been playing here since 1957...More

Thank Kapiris
Reviewed 17 March 2013

I love this little theater and have gone back more than a dozen times over the years. It's really kind of amazing, especially if you have any appreciation for the absurd. They have been staging the same two Ionesco plays: The Bald Soprano and The...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 21 February 2004

I spent a very pleasant evening at this theater watching two Ionesco plays. The theater is casual, small and cozy, and if you speak french, I highly reccomend going to see a play or two. The area of Saint Michel is also very interesting with...More

5  Thank aflashingray
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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the
residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon
never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional
cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
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