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Less venerable and more modern, this grand theater presents both new plays and old classics, but even the classics usually get a modern twist. You can see lots of cutting-edge, contemporary pieces here, including several from other European countries (hence the moniker “Théâtre de l’Europe”). Foreign productions are supertitled, which can be a plus if you can read French. The Odéon’s second space, Ateliers Berthier, 1 rue André Suarès, 17th arrond. (Métro: Porte de Clichy) presents smaller-scale productions, as well as theater for young actors.