Saloon, Wild West of Paris

Saloon Paris circus
Théâtre le 13eme Art

Until 04 January 2019

No dialogue

LOCATION

Théâtre le 13eme Art
Place d'Italie Centre Commercial Italie Deux, 75013 Paris
Capacity : 900 seats

DURATION

1 hour and 25 minutes

No intermission


DETAILS

Where circus meets musical

Perfect for the whole family

No dialogue


HIGHLIGHTS

Kick open the doors and enter the saloon, the center of the Wild Wild West! Stock full of gravity-defying acrobatics and a chase after the heart of the beautiful barmaid, cowboy style! Breathtaking circus acrobatics and original choreography, all to the tunes of a live Wild West orchestra!

STORY

Enter a mythical world where theatre and circus collide for non-stop live folk music combined with strength, agility and original choreography. Swing open the Saloon doors and lasso up some fun for the entire family. Under the spell of Saloon’s beautiful Belle, the lover sets off in a chase worthy of the greatest Westerns for an action-packed theatrical thrill-ride! Watch this musical circus as cowboys take aim, a showdown of dancing and dueling.

 

This Western cabaret gives you a taste of the wild frontier, right here in the heart of Paris. With a legendary troupe of performers that has travelled the world, performing in over 50 countries, Saloon is now finally coming to Paris to delight audiences this holiday season!

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Théâtre le 13eme Art

Place d'Italie Centre Commercial Italie Deux, 75013 Paris

Opened in 2017 by French Canadian theatrical group, this contemporary venue was once home to a movie theatre featuring one of the biggest screens in the country. After the cinema closed down, the venue remained empty for over a decade before a complete renovation by the same architects responsible for the Bercy Accor Arena and the Institut du Monde Arabe. Featuring an architectural play of mirrors, light enters this venue from all angles, despite its location underneath a bustling shopping center. The venue was saved from becoming similar another store or fitness center with the simple notion that "Paris can never have too many theatres."

 

One of the founders of the Théâtre le 13eme art stated at the inauguration ceremony that "theatre means sitting in the darkness to hear the light," and this modern venue reflects precisely this notion. The Théâtre le 13eme Art is one of the most contemporary Parisian venues, and it's location by the busy shopping center off the beaten tourist tracks means you get to see a local side of Paris. Another fast fact? It's right by the Parisian Chinatown, so enjoy some culinary treasures from around the world before or after the show!

 

Featuring both a large amphitheatre with 900 seats and a smaller theatre 150 seats, the entire venue can be privatized and adapted to accomodate needs. The show programme featured an ecclectic and international fix, embodying the notion that no artistic barriers and imaginative boundries are to exist in this new Parisian cultural center.

 

Fast facts

Capacity: 900

Handicap Accessible? Yes, equipped with an elevator

FAQ

It says this show has no subtitles. Is it still accessible to English speakers?

Saloon: Wild West of Paris is a circus and acrobatics show, which communicates through movement and gestures rather than with words, all to the tune of music! It’s different from what we usually offer (French plays with English subtitles) but is still true to Theatre in Paris’ promise: French entertainment accessible to non-French speakers. People of all ages from all over the world, no matter their language, can enjoy Saloon.

How do I get to the theatre?

The Théâtre le 13eme Art is accessible by lines 5, 6, and 7, and the closest métro station is Place D'Italie. This theatre is unique in that it is located directly underneath the Italie 2 shopping center. Head towards the main entrance and follow the signs to the Théâtre le 13eme Art. Our hotline can be reached in case of difficulty finding the theatre from 10 am to 7pm Paris time. For details, we invite you to consult the map above.

What do I do when I get to the theatre?

We invite you to arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of the show, and present your voucher at the front desk. The theatre's English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.

Can I purchase a programme?

Tickets for Saloon: Wild West of Paris do not include a programme.

It says this show is ‘perfect for the whole family’. Does that mean it’s for kids?

This acrobatic troupe is suitable for audiences of all ages, but is by no means just for children. People from 3 years old to 93 years old will thoroughly enjoy the miming and acrobatic prowess of the actors.

How long does the show last?

The show lasts one hour and twenty-five minutes with no intermission.

Is it a show for travelers or French people?

Both! The international troupe has toured across the globe. While the majority of the audience is Parisians, the production team is eager to cater to international spectators as well, since the show can be understood and enjoyed by anyone.

Is tipping customary?

Tips are not mandatory in Parisian theatres. However, ushers 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 “to have a drink.”