Open day for families

15 February 2020

If you want your children’s first steps at the Opéra Comique to be a celebration, let yourself be surprised by this day concocted for them: treasure hunt, workshops about theater trades, costumes and make-up. A moment of playful and musical sharing for kids and grown-ups alike.

Sunday 15 March from 10 am to 6 pm

This rendez-vous has been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions

Useful information

  • Free admission (certain activities require prior reservation)
  • Strollers and scooters can be left at the cloakroom
  • A diaper changing space is available at the women’s and men’s toilets on ground floor
  • As no drink will be available in the theater, you’re advised to bring a bottle of water
  • Activities will take place on three floors with plenty of stairway climbing

Logo accessibilité Access to the elevator is at 5 Rue Favart for persons with a disability

 

 

THE PROGRAM (Sunday 15 March)

Theater doors are open from 10 am to 6 pm

  • Grand jeu: by the battlements of Sevilla

After a long journey from Paris to Sevilla in the early nineteenth century, you arrive at last in the square of the Andalusian city. The lieutenant of the dragoons of Alcala, Señor Zuniga, is looking forward to guiding you through the city. But beware as Andalusians are said to have a fiery temper.

Departure from the lobby (escape game for children under age 6 with their families)

Duration: about 1 hour (depending on age)

Free access upon reservation online or directly on site

Pre-reservation

  • Guided tours for families

Discover the public spaces of the Opéra Comique and three centuries of its history. Stroll through the theater during 45 minutes with a lecturer guide.

Departure from the lobby at 10 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm, 3.30 pm (children over age 6)
Duration: about 45 minutes

Free access upon reservation online or directly on site

Pre-reservation

  • Unguided tours with playful booklet

Free access without reservation

  • Si le spectacle m’était joué

Discover the productions of the programming of Mon Premier Festival with storyteller Anne Fischer and flautist Céline Hersoc

Salle Favart - (for children over age 6) - Duration: about 25 minutes

Orphée et Eurydice at 10.30 am and 3.30 pm
Laika at 11 am and 2.30 pm
Don Quichotte at 11.30 am and 2 pm

Free access without reservation

  • Derrière le spectacle, le mythe

The productions of Mon Premier Festival are mainly grand stories and myths that inspired artists. Discover with your children what lies behind the operas and works they inspired, from paintings to films, music and dance. An enriching experience with expression games and songs.

Orphée et Eurydice at 12.30 pm
Don Quichotte at 4 pm

In partnership with Little Io
Salle Favart (from children over age 6) - Duration: 45 minutes

Free access without reservation

  • Make-up workshop

Discover the make-up artists of the Opéra Comique at work. Leave your children in the make-up room and find them transformed.

In the foyer from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm
Duration: about 15 minutes

Free access upon reservation on site

  • Costumes workshop

Discover the dressers and seamstresses of the Opéra Comique at work with your children. Put on the costumes of the emblematic characters of the Opéra Comique repertoire and leave with a small souvenir!

In the foyer from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm
Duration: about 15 minutes

Free access upon reservation on site

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