The name Théâtre de la Renaissance has been used successively for three distinct Parisian theatre companies. The first two companies, which were short-lived enterprises in the 19th century, used the Salle Ventadour, now an office building on the Rue Méhul in the 2nd arrondissement.It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Theatre de la Renaissance and many more Paris attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Paris trip itinerary planning tool.
The current company was founded in 1873, and its much smaller theatre (pictured) was built that same year next to the Porte Saint-Martin at 20 boulevard Saint-Martin, in the 10th arrondissement. Besides performances of musical theatre, Feydeau's farces were first produced in this theatre, and plays by Victorien Sardou. Among the actors who triumphed there were Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and Raimu, later Agnès Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri.
Theatre de la Renaissance Reviews
We went to see La Degustation, which was quite enjoyable even for non-fluent French speakers - good acoustics, close enough to the stage to see everything, and not a complicated story - and our seats.... more »
It is a very funny play on finding the right person at the right time. This a old theater with a red curtains, Golden wood pillar and painted ceilings, very Parisian The theater is small and we... more »
Very very nice bulding... Decorated perfectly... So historical
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