Winter with Words Alive O – Plays & Events in English Best Wishes for the New Year 2018

Dear Words Alive O Friends,  Join Theatre in English MeetUp.  Paris Going to the Theatre

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3luzWeekend Workshops – Actor Preparation & Performance Theatre Workshop in English 13 & 14 JANUARY 75001  Participants interviewed. Kindly send name & contact number to 06 37 66 27 98.  Voice, Corporeality, Ensemble, Text.  Open to natives and advanced intermediate speakers.  CONTACT 06 37 66 27 98 to register.  Saturday 13/01 15h-19h & Sunday 14/01 16h-19h


Weekly classes.  Wednesdays 20h15-21h45. 75001.  Intermediate English Level.  Experience and discover theatre in English.  Inscription obligatoire  06 37 66 27 98.  These classes offer a dynamic approach towards learning and gaining a command of the English language using theatre training techniques.  Open to anglophiles who wish to reinforce and improve their fluency and confidence.

Come to the theatre with us.   Venez avec nous au théâtre.  


Statue of Oscar Wilde by Danny Osborne in Dublin's Merrion SquareSamedi 20/01 @ 19h30 Oscar Wilde. Nuit de la Lecture.Centre Culturel Irlandais 5 rue des Irlandais 75005. accès“Canterville Ghost” to be read in French  Actor Théophile Choquet in the beautiful surroundings of the chapel. This clever parody provides a twist on the traditional gothic horror story – an American family moves to a castle haunted by the ghost of a dead nobleman who killed his wife and was starved to death by his wife’s brothers; despite his best efforts, however, the ghost cannot succeed in scaring the new occupants away!  Admission Free. Book tickets here.  Canterville’s Ghost in French

(Jeudi) Thursday 8th Feb 19h30 “Blue & Green”   Performed in English by Kabosh Theatre Centre Culturel Irlandais 5 rue des Irlandais 75005. accès RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW ONLINE Green&Blue  (Tickets go fast 10/7). Green & Blue explores the painful and humorous realities faced by the individuals who patrolled the border during the height of the conflict in Northern Ireland. Based on an oral archive of serving RUC and An Garda Síochána officers, the production fuses theatre and film to look at the person behind the uniform and the different experiences of two individuals on either side of a line in the ground.


Literary Events

Ivy Writers hosts international poets   Bilingual reading.  

Mondays >20h Spoken Word Open Mic Every Monday Au Chat Noir, 76 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud 75011. Métro Parmentier/Couronnes. Sign up 8pm to 9.30pm in the bar.  A night of Spoken Word.  In English & Other Languages. 

Thursdays >20heure “ish” Paris Lit Up Open Mic Culture Rapide  103 Rue Julien Lacroix, 75020. A night of Spoken Word – Poetry, Comedy, In English & Other Languages.  Join in or be part of the intimate audience and enjoy.

Discover this universe of poetry right in the heart of Paris. Maison de la Poésie Passage Molière 157 rue St. Martin 75003 


fishingFishing for Books in English?  Here’s a Map  of books shops in Paris.  They’re special places, each has its own soul and music. Follow your footsteps and meander through their secrets, tales, and eclectic selections of books.  Meet the book sellers who will graciously welcome you into their universe and help you find what you’re seeking & lead you to discover more…  Click on name to go to websites.  

San Francisco Book Shop 17 rue M. Le Prince 75006 *** Special landmark. Go by and find that book

Berkeley Books of Paris 8 rue Casimir Delavigne 75006   ***   Regular events (readings, music, performances) drop in and discover …. type a line

Brentano’s  37 ave de l’Opéra 75001 *** 

The Abbey Bookshop  29, rue de la Parcheminerie 75005 ***  

Shakespeare & Co.   37 rue de la Bûcherie 75005 ***    

WH Smith  248 rue de Rivoli 75001 ***   

Paris Lit Up Magazine n°3 (2015)  ORDER NOW:
Paris’ premier literary revue is back with our third issue.  200 full-color glossy pages filled with poetry, short stories, artwork and photography from the best names in contemporary art and literature, look no further for the finest independent, non-profit publication coming out of the City of Light today. 


DSC06386Food & Drink

Corcoran’s Sacré-Coeur 9-11 rue Foyatier 75018 (Take the Funiculaire up). Great Setting, Good Pub Grub, Live Music

Irish Pub-Restaurant The Green Goose  19, rue des Boulets 75011 Review   How about A Irish Breakfast. ?

Scottish Pub The Highlander 8, rue Nevers 75006 Paris Great Craic. 

Korean Soeul Opéra 5, rue Danielle Casanova 75001 Paris


 Hope, Light, Peace.  
Words Alive O
06 37 66 27 98
01 77 15 71 90  Join Us on MeetUp     Inviting you to discover the cultural and artistic events of anglophone Paris and beyond.
     For information on theatre classes and workshops in English.  


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