Since 1984, European Heritage Days are an unmissable event in the French and European cultural agenda. As it happens yearly, this September weekend invites you to discover cultural places: theaters, museums, movie theaters, monuments and more. The advantage is: it is entire free of charge! This is the occasion to bring all your family! And you can even enjoy places usually closed to the public. This year, the 39th edition will take place on Saturday September 17 and Sunday 18, 2022.
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This year again, the Odéon-théâtre de l'Europe will join. Built in 1782, this theater has known a lot of name. But you shall remember this is one of the five national theaters in France. This is an Italian style auditorium, lulled by 250 years of history. The greatest French plays were created there: The Marriage of Figaro, Ruy Blas, The Merchant of Venise, Rhinoceros and more...
European Heritage Days 2022 program:
Discover what happens behind the curtains and the story of the building… This is what the Odéon-théâtre de l'Europe proposes for the 39th edition of European Heritage Days only on Saturday September 17, 2022. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., with a tour every 45 minutes, drama lovers and beautiful building fans are invited to discover the premises built in the late 18th century under the reign of Louis XVI and inaugurated by Marie-Antoinette.
Guided tours about the great history and its influence on drama and its art evolution. Main playwrights, producers, actors and actresses… As many characters who walked the stage and had an influence on the evolution of the cultural venue.
Note that the tour within the theater takes you to secret places, usually closed to the public… Go and be charmed by the gildings, the red velvet on the walks and the ceiling painted by André Masson!
To top it all, only proposed for European Heritage Days 2022, the Odéon-théâtre de l'Europe will offer you to enjoy movie "La Face cachée de l'Odéon" (15 minutes) telling you more about the Odéon, the machinery and its history with actor Moustafa Benaïbout as a guide.
Is there anything better?
Dates and Opening Time
On 17 September 2022
From 10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Théâtre de l'Odéon
Place de l'Odéon
75006 Paris 6
Métro ligne 4 et 10 station "Odéon"
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