Entertainment & Enchantment

Entertainment & Enchantment

Barrière Entertainment reveals its artistic programme for the 2016 – 2017 season.


Barrière is a brand bursting with rich and multi-faceted delights presented in a collection of venues with their own unique personalities. This year, the Group is putting on another 3,000+ shows and events at its establishments as part of an increasingly bountiful and diverse entertainment programme.


You’ll find live shows of every type represented here: Theatre, Variety, Jazz, Dance, Opera, Comedy… Exclusive tours and 100% Barrière productions designed to promote, highlight and hone talent.


It is the first group of casinos to boast an Artistic Department. Over the years, the Barrière group has established itself as a serious player when it comes to shows and entertainment, recognised by the Minister of Culture for its professionalism and the quality of its offering. The Barrière group employs over 15,000 people - directly or indirectly - across all its artistic activities.


This new 2016 -2017 season promises to be both spectacular and original! The schedule is as varied as ever with an emphasis on comedy and variety acts.


Among the many comedians on the schedule are Alex Lutz, Olivier de Benoit, Mathieu Madenian, Christelle Chollet, François-Xavier Demaison, Marc-Antoine Le Bret, Anne Roumanoff, Dany Boon, Jarry, Stéphane Guillon, Manu Payet, Jeff Panacloc and Baptiste Lecaplain.

As for variety acts, Gérard De Palmas, Asaf Avidan, Thomas Dutronc, Alain Chamfort, Cock Robin, Les Innocents, Sinclair, Thomas Fersen, Frero Delavega, Lara Fabian, Daniel Guichard and Lilian Renaud will also be featured by Barrière Entertainment.

Dancing, magic and theatre are on the new season's artistic programme at Barrière establishments too. The “Je Vous Ecoute” play honoured by Fondation Barrière will be performed in Enghien-les-Bains, Lille and Toulouse.


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About Barrière


Founded in 1912 by François André and subsequently developed by Lucien Barrière, Diane Barrière-Desseigne and Dominique Desseigne, the Barrière group has lived through history to become the leading French brand for casinos, a model for luxury hotels, and a global player in Leisure and Entertainment.


The Group has developed unparalleled offers in the world of high-end leisure, founded on a commitment to operational excellence, quality of service and the French art of living. Today, the Group includes: 34 Casinos Barrière (including 1 opening soon in Abidjan), 17 Hôtels Barrière (the majority of which are 5 star hotels, including 1 being built in Courchevel1), and over 120 restaurants and bars, including the famous Le Fouquet’s in Paris (also in Cannes, La Baule, Marrakech and Toulouse), putting on over 3,000 shows and events per year as well. Revenue for the year ended 31 October 2015 was 1.21 billion euros. The Group has almost 7,000 employees.


The Group also benefits from a strong reputation in the catering industry with almost 2 million meals served; in the leisure sector with its 13 spas (Cannes, Courchevel, Deauville, Dinard, Enghien-les-Bains, La Baule, Le Touquet, Lille, Marrakech, Paris and Ribeauvillé), 1 thalassotherapy centre in La Baule and 1 balneotherapy centre in Ribeauvillé, its 3 golf courses and 2 tennis clubs (over 32 clay courts); and is distinguished by its Resorts located in internationally-renowned tourist destinations.


1 Opening late 2016