Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin

  • 18 Boulevard Saint-Martin, 75010 Paris
  • Capacity: 1,020 seats
  • Strasbourg Saint-Denis         

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ABOUT

History and Fun Facts about the Porte Saint-Martin’s Theatre


The Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin, a landmark building in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, has a rich theatrical history, marked by memorable plays that have enchanted audiences down the centuries. Since its inauguration in 1781, this theatre has been home to a host of famous actors, including the voice of the famous Sarah Bernhardt.

 

Classical plays such as Beaumarchais's The Marriage of Figaro have captivated audiences, establishing the theatre as part of the French theatrical tradition. Masterpieces by Victor Hugo, including Hernani and Ruy Blas, have also graced its stages, testifying to the importance of the Porte Saint-Martin in the spread of Romanticism in the 19th century.

 

The theatre has evolved with the times, hosting contemporary productions that have left their mark. Works by Marcel Pagnol, such as Marius and Fanny, have found an ideal setting for their performance here, adding a modern dimension to the venue's classical heritage. The Porte Saint-Martin has also been the setting for major events, such as the first performance of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac in 1897, a play that has become emblematic of the French repertoire.

 

The Porte Saint-Martin has also been the scene of major events, such as the first performance of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac in 1897, a play that has become emblematic of the French repertoire.

 

Today, this venue steeped in history continues to host a diverse programme, providing a stage for contemporary plays while preserving the legacy of the great classics. The Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin remains a cultural institution where past and present are inextricably linked.

 

Fast facts
Capacity: 1020
Handicap Accessible: Yes, please send us an email to the following address: hello@theatreinparis.com at the time of booking so that the theatre can welcome you in the best possible conditions.
Air conditioning: No
Heating: Yes
Coat Check: Yes (free service)

LOCATION

18 Boulevard Saint-Martin, 75010 Paris

Strasbourg Saint-Denis        

Past shows at this venue

Comedy

Musical

Irma la Douce

With a team of 15 comedians and an orchestra, the musical comedy Irma La Douce will entice you with its popular 1950s songs of the Parisian suburbs. Mixing humour and suspense, Irma La Douce is a unique show of this genre, a one-of-a-kind!
until 1/2/16
from 39 €

Classic Theatre

Contes et légendes (Tales and Legends)

A powerful insight into the perplexing world of adolescence.
until 6/16/24
from 44 €