Théâtre Daunou

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Théâtre Daunou
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Théâtre Daunou
Theatre Daunou
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Address 2nd arrondissement of Paris, France
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Seating capacity450

The Théâtre Daunou is a Parisian theater with 450 seats, located at 7 rue Daunou in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris. The name is sometimes written as Theatre Daunou.



The theatre was a command from the actress Jane Renouardt, and the structure was designed by architect Auguste Bluysen  [ fr ]. The building is in an Art déco style, and the interior design was the work of Jeanne Lanvin and Armand-Albert Rateau (of the Lanvin Decoration  [ fr ] workshop). [1]

The building was inaugurated on 30 December 1921 with Une sacrée petite blonde by André Birabeau and Pierre Wolff, followed by the operetta Ta bouche by Yves Mirande and Albert Willemetz, music by Maurice Yvain.

In December 1971, a blaze destroyed the theatre; it reopened its doors in February 1973 with the play Aurélia by Robert Thomas. Since its opening, the theatre has mainly presented comedies.


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  1. "Lanvin Decoration". (in French). Archived from the original on 10 January 2021.

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