Le Splendid is a café-théâtre company founded by a collection of writers and actors in the 1970s - Christian Clavier, Michel Blanc, Gérard Jugnot, Thierry Lhermitte (four childhood friends who knew one another from the Lycée Pasteur in Neuilly-sur-Seine), Josiane Balasko, Marie-Anne Chazel, Bruno Moynot and Claire Magnin. The members of the company went on to become some of the most significant actors and directors in French cinema from the 1980s onwards and have collectively won many César awards.For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Paris holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Theatre du Splendid and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Anémone, Dominique Lavanant and Martin Lamotte have often worked with the troupe on stage and in films, but are not part of the collective. The café-théâtre was located in the rue des Lombards in the 4th arrondissement of Paris.
Principal Members Gérard Jugnot Michel Blanc Christian Clavier Thierry Lhermitte Josiane Balasko Marie-Anne Chazel
Theatre du Splendid reviews
This fast-paced hilarious adaptation of Jules Verne's 'Around the World In 80 Days' was a terrific Parisian experience in a intimate theatre built in 1896. We booked tickets through Viator which... more »
We have been there for the comedy "around the world in 80 days" and because i have booked in advance asking for english sub title they receive us with a very nice host that she takes care about us... more »
Great play but theater is kind of old with cramped seats and no air circulation.
Nice theater in the heart of Paris near Réaumur Sébastopol. I went there to watch a play "la moustache", it was hilarious. I'll go back again next time I'm around.
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