Over time, there have been several buildings and several theatrical companies named the "Théâtre-Italien" or the "Comédie-Italienne" in Paris. Following the times, the theatre has shown both plays and operas. For convenience, this article distinguishes between the original Comédie-Italienne, the Théâtre-Lyrique Italien (itself known under different names), and the modern Comédie-Italienne.
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... The present-day "Comédie-Italienne" is situated on the rue de la Gaîté ... The Comédie-Italienne remains the only Italian theatre in France, and performs exclusively plays by Italian writers, both classic and contemporary, from Carlo Goldoni to Iago Migatti Lulli ...