Established by royal decree from King Louis XIV in 1680 to combine the two famous acting troupes of the day, the Comédie-Française is now the only theater in Paris with its own troupe of actors. The influence of this establishment has remained over the centuries. Even today most France's best-known actors and dramatists were involved in at least one performance at the Comédie-Française. Performances range from Shakespeare comedies to Tchekhov dramas (all in French, of course). For a list of performances, check the website. Reserve tickets ahead of time if you see something you can't miss.
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