March Moves on with Words Alive O – Plays & Events in English

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

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21 & 22 APRIL  Weekend Workshops Actor Preparation & Performance Theatre Workshop in English 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 21/04 @15h-19h & Sunday 22/04 @16h-19h

Open to anglophiles with an advanced/intermediate level of fluency and native speakers. The second of a series of monthly workshops, leading to an optional creation. Workshops can be attended individually. The workshops will focus on a selection of scenes, texts and adaptations in English. The participants will learn actor training methods and explore the theatrical possibilities. Limited places. Participants interviewed.

Weekly classes.  Theatre in English. Intermediate English level.  Wednesdays 20h15-21h45. 75001.  Enrolment for Wednesday classes closes at the end of March.  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.  Have fun & improve their fluency and confidence.

leprechaunLeprechaunSt. Patrick’s Festival. (10th-18th March) St. Patrick’s Day 17th March.  Discover the Centre Culturel Irlandais 5 rue des Irlandais and join in the fun with the Leprechauns. 

Or head up to Corcoran’s Pub at the foot of Sacré Coeur to celebrate Paddy’s Day, Rugby and enjoy the craic Corcoran’s Sacré-Coeur 9-11 rue Foyatier 75018 (Take the Funiculaire up).

Come to the theatre with us.   Venez avec nous au théâtre.   Réserver vos billets directement comme indiqué.  Puis rejoignez vous à nous.

Until 24th March “The Prisoner”  Last creation by Peter Brook & Marie-Hèlène d’Estienne.   In English with French subtitles  Bouffes du Nord  37, bd de la Chapelle 75010 Métro La Chapelle.  Accès  Tarif Spécial Words Alive O.  Réserver votre billet directement avec le théâtre et bénéficier du tarif groupe en précisant Words Alive O.  Règler par CB au téléphone 0146073450. Café au théâtre ouvre 1 heure avant le spectacle et après le spectacle.

 29th March to 8th April “The Encounter” Performed by Simon McBurney of Théâtre de Complicité.  Théâtre de l’Odéon.  

Literary Events

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 come along and enjoy.

Paris Lit Up Magazine n°3 (2015)  ORDER NOW:   Paris’ premier literary revue is back.  200 full-color glossy pages filled with poetry, short stories, artwork and photography from the best names in contemporary art and literature, coming out of the City of Light today. 

Ivy Writers hosts international poets   Bilingual readings.  

Jeudi 15 mars 2018 @ 19h00 at the PEN Club français 6, rue François Miron, 75004 Paris  4 Jeunes poètes européens à Paris – 4 recueils de poèmes publiés Le Printemps des Poètes & La Traductière.   Des recueils de poèmes d’Ana Brnardić (Croatie), Paul-Henri Campbell (Allemagne), Yolanda Castaño (Espagne) et Odile Kennel (Allemagne).

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. 

The House of Poetry.  A Cultural Centre with its heart in Poetry.  Discover it 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.  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.  

IMG_20170927_165852 Berkeley Books of Paris.  8, rue Casimir Delavigne 75006   ***   Regular events (readings, music, performances) drop in and discover a unique harbour of then & now …. type a line or two ….


San Francisco Book Co  17, rue Monsieur Le Prince 75006 ***

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

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

WH Smith  248 rue de Rivoli 75001 ***  

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

IMG_2841Food & 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 An Irish Breakfast?

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


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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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