Lauren Allen is a social media marketer, theatre artist, and professional pet sitter. Originally from Saskatoon, Canada, she now lives in Paris, France. She is a Hufflepuff, cat person, and puzzle collector.
Many people spend weeks or months planning the perfect trip to Paris! We firmly believe that excellent theatre should be a part of your trip in 2019. So here is a quick guide to some exciting things coming up this year.BWW Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC at Le Grenier De Babouchka January 19, 2019
Sometimes revisiting a story that you know can be boring; not so with this production by Le Grenier de Babouchka! Cyrano de Bergerac is known the world over and takes lots of care when anyone decides to mount it.BWW Interview: Amanda Mehtala of THEATRE IN PARIS January 2, 2019
When you come to Paris as an Anglophone, you're going to wonder how much you'll be able to access. Even if you do speak French, are there places you can go to speak your native language? How do you know what movies are dubbed and which aren't (hint: you want to see the screenings of movies that say VOSTF!)? And most of all: can you see theatre in English anywhere in the city?
In comes Theatre in Paris, your guide to English accessible theatre in the French capital!BWW Review: PARIS FRINGE at Theatre De Verre November 28, 2018
The Paris Fringe: a Budding English Theatre Festival. What happened at the 2018 (3rd annual) edition? October 10, 2018
I made the mistake of adapting the Parisian way of life- for once, I showed up to a show AT showtime. Usually this poses no issue, especially as no show in Paris starts on time. But the Cabaret de Poussiere has such a loyal following and small venue that the audience had apparently started arriving half an hour early to ensure they got the best seats. It was a wise move. October 10, 2018
A preview of what the academy at the Opera de Paris will be up to over the next year and more. September 14, 2018
For most theatre lovers, a trip anywhere around the world will involve a night at the theatre. Every country has its own fascinating traditions and trends, and seeing a play or musical can give you a great sense of the local culture. But there are some essentials to keep in mind when you fly across the pond and hop over the West End to visit Paris.