The Théâtre des Noctambules was a former Parisian cabaret established in 1894 by the chansonnier Martial Boyer (1872–1941) and located at 7 rue Champollion in the 5th arrondissement of Paris (Latin Quarter).
In 1939, Pierre Leuris and Jean Claude turned it into a theatre. Fernand Voiturin became manager in 1952 until the venue closed down in June 1956, when the theatre was turned into a Revival house (Art et Essai) under the same name.
The Bald Soprano by Eugène Ionesco premiered in this venue in 1950.
Jean Poiret, born Jean Poiré, was a French actor, director, and screenwriter. He is primarily known as the author of the original play La Cage aux Folles.
Silvia Monfort was a French actress and theatre director. She was the daughter of the sculptor Charles Favre-Bertin and wife of Pierre Gruneberg.
François Périer,, was a French actor renowned for his expressiveness and diversity of roles.
The Manifesto of the 121 was an open letter signed by 121 intellectuals and published on 6 September 1960 in the magazine Vérité-Liberté. It called on the French government, then headed by the Gaullist Michel Debré, and public opinion to recognise the Algerian War as a legitimate struggle for independence, denouncing the use of torture by the French army, and calling for French conscientious objectors to the conflict to be respected by the authorities.
Rosine Delamare was a French costume designer.
Paul Michel Audiard was a French screenwriter and film director, known for his witty, irreverent and slang-laden dialogues which made him a prominent figure on the French cultural scene of the 1960s and 1970s. He was the father of French film director Jacques Audiard.
Alain Poiré was a French film producer and screenwriter. He was born in Paris, and died in Neuilly-Sur-Seine.
Jean Le Poulain was a French stage actor and stage director.
Henri Betti, born Ange Betti, was a French composer and a pianist.
Un siècle d'écrivains was a French series of television documentary films aired on France 3 between 1995 and 2001. A total of 257 documentaries were made, each focusing on a writer active during the 20th century. The series was initiated by France 3's program director Jean-Pierre Cottet in the spring of 1994. Each episode was independently produced by different production companies and directors, restricted to a running time of 52 minutes. The episodes were presented by Bernard Rapp. The series ended with a special episode about Antoine Chuquet, an imaginary writer made up by the producers.
The Théâtre Édouard VII, also called théâtre Édouard VII – Sacha Guitry, is located in Paris between the Madeleine and the Opéra Garnier in the 9th arrondissement. The square, in which there is a statue of King Edward the Seventh, was opened in 1911. The theatre, which was originally a cinema, was named in the honour of King Edward VII, as he was nicknamed the "most Parisian of all Kings", appreciative of French culture. In the early to mid 1900s,under the direction of Sacha Guitry, the theatre became a symbol of anglo-franco friendship, and where French people could discover and enjoy Anglo Saxon works. French actor and director Bernard Murat is the current director of the theatre. Modern "boulevard comedies" and vaudevilles are often performed there, and subtitled in English by the company Theatre in Paris. Important figures in the arts, cinema and theatre have performed there, including Orson Welles, Eartha Kitt, and more. Pablo Picasso created props for a play at the Théâtre Edouard VII in 1944.
Jacques Bernard is a French actor. His mother, Josyane, was a motion picture actress active from the end of the 1920s until the beginning of sound film. He appeared in Les Enfants terribles (1949) by Jean-Pierre Melville and Dear Caroline (1950).
Michel Duran, pen name of Michel Joseph Durand, was a French actor, author, dialoguist and screenwriter. He was the son of Michel Jacques Durand and Marie Exbrayat.
Charles Dechamps was a French stage and film actor. He married the comedian Fernande Albany on 19 November 1925. He died in 1959, and was buried at cimetière du Père-Lachaise.
Alfred-Adolphe Pasquali was a French actor and theatre director
René Dupuy was a French actor, theater director and théâtre manager.
Étienne Bierry (13 October 1918 - 4 July 2015 was a French stage and film actor as well as a theatre director.
Georges Vitaly, real name Vitali Garcouchenko,, was a 20th-century French actor, theater director and theater manager.
Jean-Paul Moulinot was a French actor, sociétaire of the Comédie-Française.
Alain Mottet was a French actor.