Montparnasse boasts a wealth of theatres
Publish on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 in Visit Paris
The Montparnasse district is attractive in many ways. It’s central, very lively, and is home to many neighbourhood restaurants and bars. But standing in the lengthy shadow of the Montparnasse Tower you can also find numerous theatres in which to enjoy evenings of live entertainment. Let’s take a look at some of these venues close to the Gare Montparnasse, Rue de la Gaité.
The Théâtre de la Gaité Montparnasse
Extant since the 19th century and still hosting a wide variety of shows today, the Théâtre de la Gaité Montparnasse is renowned for the eclecticism of its programme, which includes much humorous material, a good example being the multi-talented Patrick Sebastien's one man show.
The Théâtre Bobino
This is one of the most famous music halls in Paris. The Bobino is a truly legendary Parisian venue whose stage has been graced by a constellation of stars, including Charles Aznavour, Edith Piaf, Josephine Baker and Amy Winehouse.
The Comédie Italienne
This enchanting Italian theatre is unique in the capital in that it continues to preserve the traditions of commedia dell'arte, a humorous and often improvised form that was popular throughout 16th to 18th century Europe. Come and discover in French the repertoire of key writers such as Goldoni and Fiorilli.
The Théâtre Rive Gauche
Here, contemporary creation is in the spotlight, offering the ideal opportunity to discover the great playwrights of tomorrow. Be among the first to spot promising talents in this beautiful, intimate live performance venue.
For your stay in the capital, make a reservation today at the Hotel Convention Montparnasse. Ideally located between the Montparnasse railway station and the exhibition centre, this comfortable establishment offers pleasant and spacious rooms where you can relax in the evening after enjoying an unforgettable show in one of the Montparnasse theatres.
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Hotel Convention Montparnasse, a 3-stars hotel in the heart of Paris 15th