théâtre national de nice

Saison 2018-19

théâtre national de nice

Welcome to the TNN

»Box Office opening times

The tnn main foyer Box Office is open from Tuesday to Saturday (inclusive) from 2pm to 7pm.
On Sundays and public holidays, the Box Office in the main foyer will be open 1 hour before the start of the show(s) playing on that particular day.

Front of house can be reached by telephone Tuesday to Saturday included from 2.00pm to 7.00pm at the following number 04 93 13 19 00 or by email at this address:

Exceptional opening times on:
Friday 8 September at the end of the Preview of the Season by Irina Brook (scheduled for 7.30pm). Late-night opening until 11pm to submit your application for a season ticket.
Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September: the main foyer Box Office will be open exceptionally from 10am to 6pm for the season ticket weekend.
From 12 to 23 September: special opening times for the main foyer Box Office from midday to 6pm.
Saturday 30 and Sunday 1 October: special opening times for the main foyer Box Office from 10am to 6pm for the Carte impro’ weekend.

Closing dates for the holidays:
The foyer will be closed from 23rd december 7.00pm until the 4th january 2018 included.
Reopening Friday 5th january 2.00pm.
Purchasing tickets is still possible during the holidays by phone [04 93 13 19 00] or through our website.

»Getting here / Admission to the theatres

Getting here
Théâtre National de Nice, Promenade des Arts, 06300 Nice

We highly recommend that you take public transport:
by bus bus stops nearby: Defly, Delille, Lycée Masséna & Promenade des Arts
by tram tram stops nearby: Garibaldi & Cathédrale Vieille Ville

Think of using carpooling with the Conseil Départemental des Alpes-Maritimes Équipages 06 online

Car parks: Promenade des Arts [special theatre rate] and Marshall
Car parks for Auto Bleue (pay-as-you-go electric car rental): Delille and Wilson
Racks for Vélo Bleu (pay-as-you-go bike hire): Place Jacques Toja

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Access to the auditoriums
Please note! New opening times!

> Pierre Brasseur Hall
Tuesday to Saturday (incl.) 8pm · Sunday 3pm
[NEW for the season 17>18] Friday 8:30pm

> Michel Simon Hall
Tuesday to Saturday (incl.) 8:30pm · Sunday 3:30pm
[NEW for the season 17>18] Friday 9pm

Performances start on time. The auditorium doors are closed as soon as a performance begins. Latecomers will be asked to follow the instructions of the theatre staff.
Once the curtain goes up, ticketed seating is no longer guaranteed and admission to the auditorium may be denied. It is prohibited to make any audio or video recording during performances. Food and beverages are not allowed in the auditoriums.
Please remember to switch off your mobile phones!

»The tnn restaurant

Pre or post theatre dining made from local and organic products?
A glass of wine?
A drink with the cast after the show?
A tea or a coffee?
Cultural events?
It’s on the first floor, on your right at the top of the stairs.

T. +33(0) 771 662 924

»Book nook

Before or after the performance, why not come and explore our fabulous selection of books associated with the current Season’s shows. You’ll find them in the book nook right next to the Box Office in the main foyer. Books are provided in partnership with the Jean Jaurès bookshop.

How to book your tickets

»Season tickets

SEASON 2018-19 : all the information and latest news available as from the 6th september.

Book your outings to the theatre from 10am on Saturday 9 September
or by submitting your requests after the Preview of the Season on Friday 8 September
and also during the entire season, by selecting a minimum of 6 shows online, here at the theatre or by post.


  • You will get priority booking for the entire Season at preferential rates.
  • You will have the possibility to change the date or even your choice of show right up to the end of the week prior to the performance (subject to availability).
  • Easy terms of payment: 3 instalments at no additional cost, including via the Internet.
  • Preferential rates with our official partners (please see the partners list)


  • OPTION A from 6 to 9 shows
  • OPTION B from 10 shows, or 6 shows for group booking (minimum 8),
    associations and work councils
  • OPTION C [NEW for the season 17>18] from 3 shows if you are aged between 12-25 years, a student, a jobseeker or receiving minimum social benefits (proof required please)
  • [NEW for the season 17>18] For children up to 11 years: flat rate of 8€ over the entire Season (please see recommended shows for this age group) – proof of age will be required.

How to go about it

To sign up for a season ticket, simply fill out the relevant form with your chosen dates and either post it back or take it to the tnn Box Office, together with your payment. Requests received by post or by hand will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis and we will allocate the seats.

Booking online is quick and easy: you have 24h/24h access to our site at

[NEW for the season 17>18] chose deferred payment using SEPA:
Your settlement will be debited with a first payment followed by two deferred payments according the following bill book:
First deadline, payment debited on the 01/12/17
Second deadline, payment debited on the 01/02/17
The total of the payments will be calculated by us after your application is processed. You will receive the information via your e-mail with the confirmation of your reservation. For any inquiries, contact front house at this number: 04 93 13 19 00 Download and fill the following money order in, sign it and send it back to the Théâtre National de Nice.

Download the SEPA Direct Debit Mandate

YYou will receive confirmation of your bookings as soon as your seats have been allocated. Your tickets will be sent on to you at a future date or kept at the tnn Box Office for your collection, depending on your choice. The latest you can collect all of your tickets is on the day of the first show you have selected.

As certain shows have a limited number of places, some performances can very quickly be sold out! For group bookings, we cannot guarantee that you will be seated side by side.

Download the subscription form

»IMPRO' card

SEASON 2018-19 : all the information about the new impro card will be available as from the 6th september.

Want to be spontaneous about when you go to the theatre?
You can.. and also benefit from reduced OPTION A RATES all year-round for just €30!

The carte IMPRO’ will allow you to have access to the ‘tarif A’ throughout the season, ‘tarif B’ (if you are a group of friends or a community linked to the theatre), ‘tarif C’ (12-25 year olds, job seekers, beneficiaries of minimal allowances, providing supporting documents)


  • Enjoy subscribers tariffs from your very first visit and throughout the year
  • Booking Priority
  • The freedom to choose the shows you like, whenever you like
  • Preferential rates rates on our partners’ sites and for their events (See list of partners)
  • The card actually pays for itself as soon as you buy 2 tickets in the Stalls

How to go about it

The IMPRO' card bears the cardholder’s name and is available for only €30 from 30th September 2017
at the theatre's main foyer Box Office, the Kiosk and online.
You can use it from 30th September 2017 when priority bookings are officially open.


Open to everyone and for the entire Season, from Tuesday 3 October at 2pm.

You can make your reservations from Tuesday to Saturday (inclusive) between 2pm and 7pm:

  • At the tnn – main foyer Box Office
  • At the Theatre Kiosk on the Promenade du Paillon, in the park opposite the tnn (credit card and cheque only)
  • Over the ‘phone on +33(0)4 93 13 19 00 (payment by credit card is best)
  • 24/24 on (secure online payment)
  • We take Holiday Vouchers (Les Chèques-Vacances) and Chèques-Culture “Up” but no change will be given.

»Rates & great deals

SEASON 2018-19 : Find out about the latest news as from the 6th september.

Rates are valid for the season 2017/18

Pierre Brasseur Hall
[Italian-style seating theatre]
rates stalls dress Circle upper Circle balcony
FAMILY 1 19€ 15€ 11€ 6,5€
CHILD 2 8€ 8€ 8€ 6,5€
OPTION A 3 / carte IMPRO' 25€ 21€ 16€ 8€
OPTION B 3 / carte IMPRO' 22€ 18€ 14€ 8€
OPTION C 3 / carte IMPRO' 19€ 15€ 11€ 6,5€
Full 45€ 37€ 26€ 12€
Reduced 4 30€ 25€ 18€ 8€
Last minute! 4 8€ 8€ 8€ 8€
4th balcony/in the Gods 5€

Exceptional rate for Henry V, all places are in dress Circle.

Michel Simon Hall / Rehearsal room
Rates free-style seating
FAMILY 1 12€
CHILD 2 8€
OPTION A 3 / carte IMPRO' 17€
OPTION B 3 / carte IMPRO' 15€
OPTION C 3 / carte IMPRO' 13€
Full 24€
Reduced 4 18€
Last minute! 4 8€

1 Book a minimum of 3 seats for the same performance, including at least one seat for an under 16
2 [NEW for the season 17>18] For children up to 11 years: flat rate of 8€ [except Circle balcony] over the entire Season – proof of age required
3 OPTION A from 6 to 9 shows
OPTION B from 10 shows, or 6 shows for group booking (minimum 8), associations and work councils
OPTION C [NEW for the season 17>18] from 3 shows if you are aged between 12-25 years, a jobseeker, a student or receiving minimum social benefits (proof required please)
4 Reduced and last minute special rates! For the under 25s, students, jobseekers or recipients of minimum social benefits (proof required please), as well as disabled visitors and their carers.

Shake Nice pass
The Shake Nice Festival for 65 euros or 60 euros for concessions.
5 shows from 24th january to 11th february: henry V, tempête !, moi, Malvolio, le songe d'une nuit d'été et William's slam.
Bookings are available at the front of house, by telephone and email.

Pass Generation Z
5 shows + 2 film projections for €35!

Gift vouchers
Gift vouchers for 10, 20 or 50 euros are available.
Valid for any show of the season 2017/18 subject to availability.
Bookings using the vouchers are possible at the box office or by phone.
You can purchase gift vouchers at the box office, by phone or on the website.

Last minute! Up in the Gods:
50 seats will be sold at a special rate of €5, 1 hour before the show begins, at the top balcony in the Pierre Brasseur Hall.

Seats can become available at the last minute. 15 minutes before the show starts, we apply a special rate of €8 for the under 25s, students, jobseekers and recipients of minimum social benefits (proof required please) for all categories of seats in all halls/rooms.

If you are a student at the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis and you have paid your Cotisation Culture et Sport, take advantage of seats offered by the Service Culture/Arts de l’UNS. For additional information, contact: - T. 04 89 88 14 25

Buy/sell ticket exchange
A buy-it, sell-it ticket exchange exists on our website. This service is managed exclusively between audience members.Click here to visit

»Become a tnn theatre ambassador

If you have a passion for Theatre and want to share it with people around you, why not become an Ambassador for the tnn ?.

Why do it?
You will be our direct contact….our information go-between to help spread the word! Plus there are a number of benefits

  • Avant première of the Preview of the Season
  • as Ambassador you will receive a free carte impro’ for every 8 cartes and/or group season ticket purchased
  • Special invitations throughout the season [pre-premiers, screenings, readings, etc.]
  • Meeting with the artists
  • visiting backstage of the Theatre
  • A special Ambassadors'party

How do I become an ambassador?

  • by being a member of a works council or an association
  • by introducing at least 8 people who each purchase season tickets or carte impro’
  • as a teacher, educational counsellor or librarian who accompanies a school group

[NEW for the season 17>18] Become a Junior Ambassador
If you want your friends to discover the wonderful world of Theatre, get in touch with us!

Agnès Mercier ·
Jocelyn Bouvier ·
T. 04 93 13 90 90

»An accessible theatre


If you are deaf or hard of hearing
certain shows are directly accessible:
shows captioned in French Stalingrad · Ramona · Peer Gynt · Henri V · Fore ! · Antigone · Des Roses et du jasmin
Visual shows and shows with dance Le Cirque invisible · Le Rêve de nos montagnes · LAC · El Baile · Cabaret Blaster


If you have a hearing device
[NEW for the season 17>18] A new audio system for those with hearing impairment is available for the Pierre Brasseur and Michel Simon auditoria. For details please contact the box office the week before you’re due to come.


If you are visually impaired
some shows have audio-description (with the help of prompters/Les Souffleurs de mots): Point d’ interrogation · Tempête !
certain shows are directly accessible: La nuit des gitans


If you have reduced mobility
Access ramps and special seats are available in all of our theatre auditoriums. A special rate will be applied to your ticket. To help us give you the best experience possible, it is important to tell us your needs at the time you make your booking.

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