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A New Yorker in Paris

18 rue du Faubourg du Temple | Apollo Theater, 75011 Paris, France
01 43 38 23 26
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Opening Act and Venue sabotaged the show

If you are a show advertising and catering to visitors, perhaps one shouldn't insult them? On a... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2016
NancyW1
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Atlanta
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A great evening

Funny, entertaining and well worth a visit! The show had me laughing throughout and I would highly... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2015
joellechristine
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Sydney, Australia
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Stand Up Comedy Show in French by an American! What is it like to live in France after the taste of cheese has become bland, when you don't have time to visit the Louvre, when you start to actually understand what the French are saying ? Influenced by Woody Allen, Jerry Seinfeld and Louis CK, Sebastian has decided to share his expat experiences in an comedy show which is so funny that even the French find it "not bad". Girls, work, terrorism... Living the French Dream is not always as smooth and creamy as foie gras.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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18 rue du Faubourg du Temple | Apollo Theater, 75011 Paris, France
Canal Saint-Martin
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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

If you are a show advertising and catering to visitors, perhaps one shouldn't insult them? On a chilly, dark Paris night, the venue would only admit those who bought drinks at the bar. I did. The rest of the crowd was left standing on the...More

1  Thank NancyW1
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Funny, entertaining and well worth a visit! The show had me laughing throughout and I would highly recommend it. It is located on a moored boat on the Sein which is a great experience in itself too!

Thank joellechristine
Reviewed 25 November 2015

As Sebastian's opening act, a French woman named Swan, was downright insulting towards Americans in the most tiresomely cliché way. If you thought you were coming here to hear comedic observations about the French from the point of view of an American in Paris, prepare...More

3  Thank Book123poi
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Woody Allen is now up-to-date, funny and anti-depressant! Sebastian Marx is better than the drugs given by a pharmacist ! Let's go and have fun!

Thank Guillaume D
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Amazingly drole and clever. Also liked very much the opening spectacle with an English guy who I don't remember the name. It was on the evening of the 27/09. I will definitely recommend it to all my friends as I couldn't stop laughing all along...More

Thank Marianela_GG
Reviewed 5 August 2015

It's been a long time that wanted to go to see a stand up comedy show in English. I'm french and I love watching movies and soap operas etc in english. As my aunt was in town, and she doesn't ( she lives in nyc...More

Thank DanaM3
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I understand that comedians change their material from night to night. I can only assume that is why I found several reviews on this site that said Mr. Marx's presentation was fun and acceptable for the whole family. This was definitely NOT the case the...More

2  Thank travelfolks1946
Sebastian M, Manager at A New Yorker in Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2015

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. I am very sorry that you did not enjoy the opening act to my show and that you found the evening wasn't appropriate for your teenage granddaughter. If you had thought that...More

Reviewed 1 June 2015

I laughed from the fist to the last second ! I saw the show in French and was impressed by Sebastian's knowledge of our language, and his amazingly funny and accurate observations of the French way of life ! Go and see the show, I...More

Thank Tildedurham
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Spot on Mr. Marx! Our Jaws were sore from laughing. Funny! Sarcastic! Witty! and very observant humor. We want to see Mr Marx again. The venue is very cute and cozy; as it is on a barge facing Notre Dame the charm if off the...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Very funny show (as well as its opening act, Adrien Arnoux?) and good interaction with the audience!

Thank Julio D
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Canal Saint-Martin
The tree-lined Canal Saint-Martin is the focal point
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Watch boats travel along the canal while lovers and
friends take in the atmosphere from the banks or the
bridges. Evenings see hoards fill the embankments to
drink wine and enjoy good company. The colder days
lead people to hipster bars, cozy restaurants, and
concert spaces. Those who are more adventurous may
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mercuria15
Hi. I've tried to book and English show for Sunday, June 26, 2016 but I wasn't able to. I've tried the French website (no English shows listed) and Viator. Any suggestions? Thank you!
30 March 2016|
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Response from Sebastian M | Property representative |
Hello. Thanks for your interest in the show. The show will change venues and dates starting in April. I still don't know which dates will be available in June. Once I know, I will put them up on the site. Best regards.
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DrT187
Hello Again, I am having some difficulty obtaining tickets on line for the Dec 27th show in English. Could you please advise? Best, Sandra and Pietro
16 September 2015|
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Response from Sebastian M | Property representative |
Hello, Have you tried reserving via Viator which is the service linked to Trip Advisor? If you are still having trouble, I can reserve for you (no need to pay in advance) for the date of Dec. 27th. How many will you... More
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