ROB PICHETA
CNN
Jan 23, 2019 01:28 PM CST Updated:Jan 23, 2019 05:42 PM CST

Paris view

Actors are known for baring their souls on stage. But the cast of a new French play went a step further -- and so did their audience.

The one-off performance of "Nu et Approuvé," or "Naked and Approved," which took place at the Palais des Glaces theater in Paris on Sunday, required all audience members, as well as the actors, to get naked.

This was a request made even more daunting by the weather -- Paris saw temperatures hovering just above zero degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit) on Sunday.

But for those who braved the chill, the show appears to have been a hit -- the theater commended the "successful experience" on Twitter, while the French nudist community welcomed it with open arms.
"There is no better way of laughing than to laugh in the nude," Cédric Amato, the head of a Paris naturist group, told the AFP news agency at the performance on Sunday.

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