The Only American in Paris by Sarah Donnelly

Théâtre Bo Saint-Martin

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100% in English


Théâtre Bo Saint-Martin
19 boulevard Saint-Martin, 75003 Paris
Capacity 70 seats


1 hour

No intermission


Stand-up Comedy

Recommended for ages 16 and up

In English

Highlights: The Only American in Paris by Sarah Donnelly

Seasoned Parisian resident Sarah Donnelly has seen all there is to see so you don’t have to! She’s even married to a Frenchman – ooh la la…
For an authentic spin on the Emily in Paris fantasy, join American stand-up comedian Sarah Donnelly for an hour of hilarious irony and side-splitting stories of her Parisian escapades, from the joys of French bureaucracy to shopping at Zara. The Only American in Paris comes live to the stage of the notorious Bo Saint-Martin Theatre, and offers you an undeniably funny show in English for all those who feel like strangers in the city of lights- particularly those who truly feel like the only American in Paris!

Story: The Only American in Paris by Sarah Donnelly

American stand-up comedian Sarah Donnelly is a podcast queen, writer, and an excellent linguist with a hilarious way with words and impossibly sharp wit. Tonight, she takes the stage at the Bo Saint-Martin theatre to present The Only American in Paris- a hilarious (and very relatable) show in English about the highs and lows of life in the famous City of Lights we all know and love, Paris.


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Théâtre Bo Saint-Martin

19 boulevard Saint-Martin, 75003 Paris

History and Fun Facts about the Théâtre Bo Saint Martin

The modern gem Théâtre Bo St Martin was created by 2 television professionals who wanted to start their own live show. They hunted for the perfect location and ultimately setled on transforming a comic book store into the intimate theatre it is today. Where does the Théâtre BO Saint Martin get it's name? The two original founders, Bolender and Bonafus, felt the choice was obvious, go with the shared first few letters of their names!


After opening to other performers, the theatre is now the place to discover new comedians in the Parisian theatre scene. Decked out with all the latest stage tech, the intimate setting will have you laughing along with your peers before brushing shoulders with the comedian at the onsite bar. Situated steps from the Place République, a popular Parisian hub full of choices for dining before or after the show.

Fast facts
Capacity: 70
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes
Coat Check: No


How do I get to the theatre Bo Saint-Martin?

The Bo Saint-Martin Theatre is accessible by:
Metro lines: You can take lines 3, 5, 8, 9, and 11 to République or lines 4, 8, and 9 to Strasbourg Saint-Dénis.
Our customer service can be reached in case of difficulty from 10 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, please consult the map above.

What do I do when I get to the Bo Saint-Martin theatre?

We ask that you arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of The Only American in Paris, and present your voucher at the front desk. The theatre’s English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.

Is a show programme included with my tickets?

Tickets for The Only American in Paris do not include a program.

How long does The Only American in Paris last?

The stand-up comedy show, The only American in Paris lasts one hour, with no intermission.

It says this comedy show is not recommended for children under 16. What does it mean?

Sarah Donnelly loves to play with slang and explicit language to make you laugh. Be prepared!

Is this stand-up comedy show for travellers or French people?

Please note that this comedy show in Paris is 100% in English, but French speakers with a good level of English are warmly invited to come and see how Americans make their way in the French capital!

Is tipping customary?

The Bo Saint-Martin is a very small theatre with open seating. It is therefore not expected that you will tip the usher. However, if you feel like rewarding a very nice welcoming host, please note that you will usually expect a small tip of between € 2 and € 5, which you can give them when they’ve shown you to your seat.
Fun fact: the French word for “tip” is “pourboire”, which literally translates to have a drink.