Marseille - City of Culture
This is the guide in English for all things about Marseille.
Theatres in Marseille
Some of the places we have found to see live theatre in Marseille
Avenue Raimu Marseille (buses 32 and 34 to stop Méimée-Corot), presents theatre and dance, also has a cinema club. Website (in French) is here.
30 Quai Rive Neuve (metro line 1 Vieux Port) theatre and music, including jazz. The website (in French) is here.
Théâtre de la Lenche
4 Place de La Lenche (metro line 1 Vieux Port and head for the Panier), a smaller theatre with more of a community theatre atmosphere. The website (in French) is here.
Friche de la Belle de Mai
41 Rue Jobin (bus 49 to stop Jobin-Pautrier), a community arts centre that presents a whole range of music, theatre, exhibitions. See the website (in French) here.
16 Promenade Leo Ferré (bus 89), a theatre that also presents music concerts and has an annual Russian theatre and music festival. It also has a café and a restaurant so you can eat at a reasonable price of 15€ after a performance. The website (in French) is here.
4 rue du Théâtre Francais, just off the Canebière (metro 2 Noailles, tram 2 Garibaldi). This is a more "establishment" theatre. It is twinned with the Jeu de Paume in Aix. The website includes the programme (in French) for both theatres.