Comedie-Francaise – the real French classic

November 22, 2011 / Art & Culture

Being in Paris at the intersection of Palais Royal Square and Rue de Richelieu you’ll see an elegant building with columns where the famous Parisian theater Comedie-Francaise is situated. This theater is the pride of France and one of the oldest theaters not only in the country but also in Europe. Its glorious history has begun in the late seventeenth century by a decision of King Louis XIV to unite all Parisian theaters of that time. The basis of the theater was a troupe of Moliere and actors of Marais theater.

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