French Comedy Theatre

Local nameComédie Française
LocationParis, France

The Comédie-Française or Théâtre-Français is one of the few state theatres in France and is considered the oldest active theatre in the world. Established as a French state-controlled entity in 1995, it is the only state theatre in France to have its own permanent troupe of actors. The company's primary venue is the Salle Richelieu, which is a part of the Palais-Royal complex and located at 2 rue de Richelieu on the Place André-Malraux in the 1st arrondissement of Paris.

The theatre has also been known as the Théâtre de la République and popularly as "La Maison de Molière". It acquired the latter name from the troupe of the best-known playwright associated with the Comédie-Française, Molière. He was considered the patron of French actors. He died seven years before his troupe became known as the Comédie-Française, but the company continued to be known as "La Maison de Molière" even after the official change of name.

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Opening hours

Times of performances vary.

Box Office:
Mon - Sun: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission

Price of the tickets starts at €8.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comédie-Française

Official Website https://www.comedie-francaise.fr/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Com%25C3%25A9die-Fran%25C3%25A7aise/108508249189102

Email informations@comedie-francaise.org

Phone +33 1 4458 1515

Address Place Colette, 75001 Paris, France

Coordinates 48°51'48.727" N 2°20'10.239" E

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