Internationaal Theater Amsterdam
Holland Festival
Presenting the international top performers in the field of theatre and music since 1947, combined with new up-and-coming talents.
Language NP Language no problem ALFA Wunderbaum Theater ALFA
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20 Jun '24 to 22 Jun '24
ALFA sees a group of European Alfa Romeo aficionados come together as a club to share their passion for the Italian car brand. They talk about the club newsletter, the contents of the event calendar and the annual trip abroad.
Language NP Language no problem Hamlet – In the Folds of Time Christiane Jatahy Theater Hamlet – In the Folds of Time
Close Hamlet – In the Folds of Time Christiane Jatahy
21 Jun '24 to 23 Jun '24
In Christiane Jatahy’s unconventional interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic, Hamlet wakes up, after four centuries of being the quintessence of male melancholy, as a grown woman looking to get things straight with her past.
Language NP Language no problem ITA Live Encore: Ibsen House ITA Ensemble Film ITA Live Encore: Ibsen House
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22 Jun '24
Based on Ibsen, Simon Stone wrote and directed a grand family saga about the troublesome but inevitable coexistence of different generations under one roof.
Language NP Language no problem The Romeo Trajal Harrell, Schauspielhaus Zürich Dance Ensemble Dance The Romeo
Close The Romeo Trajal Harrell, Schauspielhaus Zürich Dance Ensemble
25 Jun '24 to 27 Jun '24
Picture a single dance for everyone, inspired by a world as it might have been. Choreographer Trajal Harrell’s The Romeo imagines this dance for people of all origins, genders and generations, of all tempers and moods.
Language NP Language no problem Het Zomeroffer De Warme Winkel i.s.m. Touki Delphine & Asko|Schönberg / Het Amsterdamse Bostheater i.s.m. ITA Music Theater Het Zomeroffer
Close Het Zomeroffer De Warme Winkel i.s.m. Touki Delphine & Asko|Schönberg / Het Amsterdamse Bostheater i.s.m. ITA
25 Jun '24 to 10 Aug '24
This summer, it's going to happen: The car is going down. It has brought us a lot: individual freedom, adventure, convenience, and eroticism, but its time has come. It has to face its end.
Language NP Language no problem The Second Woman Anna Breckon & Nat Randall Theater The Second Woman
Close The Second Woman Anna Breckon & Nat Randall
28 Jun '24
In The Second Woman Georgina Verbaan repeats a single scene 100 times over a 24-hour period. Starring opposite her are 100 different male participants drawn from the local community. In each scene the two performers meet on the stage for the first time.
Language NP Language no problem Keti Koti Perspective programmes Keti Koti
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30 Jun '24
Every year on July 1, the abolition of slavery is celebrated. Last year, in 2023, it was 150 years since the end of slavery in Suriname and the Caribbean in 1873. Keti Koti, meaning 'broken chains', reminds us of the importance of treating each other in an equal manner.
Language NP Language no problem Eigen welzijn eerst Haagsch College Perspective programmes Eigen welzijn eerst
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02 Jul '24
Why has the middle class become increasingly susceptible to extreme ideas? And why has the ideal of progress given way to a penchant for self-preservation? In the theatre evening Eigen welzijn eerst, Roxane van Iperen shows how the need for security can derail into radical sentiments.
Language NP Language no problem Out Of This World Sytske Frederika van Koeveringe Expo Out Of This World
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03 Jul '24 to 16 Jul '24
During Julidans, visual artist Systke van Koeveringe will present the outcome in the exhibition space of ITA Bookshop.
Language NP Language no problem SCARBO Ioannis Mandafounis (DE/GR) / Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company Dance SCARBO
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03 Jul '24 to 04 Jul '24
Intimacy and virtuosity in solo on human resilience.
Language NP Language no problem Age of Content Ballet National de Marseille / (LA)HORDE (FR) Dance Age of Content
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03 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
Bloodcurdling dance hybrid 2.0 past metaverse and avatars.
Language NP Language no problem Fantasie minor Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) Dance Fantasie minor
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04 Jul '24 to 06 Jul '24
Choreographer Marco da Silva Ferreira, who hails from the club scene, is a master at mixing genres. In the outdoor location performance Fantasie Minor he juxtaposes the romantic sounds of Schubert's four-handed piano piece with the four feet of two hip-hop dancers, trained in battles and freestyle.
Language NP Language no problem Manual Focus Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE) Dance Manual Focus
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04 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
In the retrospective around her work, choreographer Mette Ingvartsen returns to the very beginning of her career with Manual Focus.
Language NP Language no problem Double bill: INGI & Yeye Gregory "Shaggy" Albertzoon (NL) / Rohiet Tjon Poen Gie (NL) Dance Double bill: INGI & Yeye
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04 Jul '24
Bijlmer Parktheater invites two local dance makers to create a performance to mark the end of the Slavery Memorial Year. Gregory ‘Shaggy’ Alberzoon and Rohiet Tjon Poen Gie both accepted the challenge.
Language NP Language no problem Lapis Lazuli Euripides Laskaridis (GR) Dance Lapis Lazuli
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04 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
The work of 'imagination magician' Euripides Laskaridis has been described as surreal, insane and Fellinian. His latest, Lapis Lazuli, is a poetic and grotesque fable exploring humanity's greatness and shortcomings, a burlesque tale in which chaos takes centre stage. Starring: a werewolf.
Language NP Language no problem Corpus Criolla Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic Dance Corpus Criolla
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05 Jul '24 to 06 Jul '24
Tender, vulnerable and sensitive examination of Creole body language
Language NP Language no problem Cirkel solo's Dalton Jansen (NL) / Sherise Strang (NL) Dance Cirkel solo's
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05 Jul '24 to 06 Jul '24
Especially for the first edition of Dansdagen Haarlem last April, young choreographers with various dance styles each created a 'circle solo': a choreography danced by one dancer within an illuminated circle.
Language NP Language no problem The Living Monument Carte Blanche (NO) / Eszter Salamon (HU/DE) Dance The Living Monument
Close The Living Monument Carte Blanche (NO) / Eszter Salamon (HU/DE)
05 Jul '24 to 06 Jul '24
A grandiose still life of colour and movement, gnawing at time.
Language NP Language no problem Julidans at the park Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) / Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (DE/IT) Dance Julidans at the park
Close Julidans at the park Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) / Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (DE/IT)
05 Jul '24
On Friday, July 5, you can see a double bill in the Open Air Theater with Fantasie Minor by Marco da Silva Ferreira and A e R e A by Ginevra Panzetti and Enrico Ticconi.
Language NP Language no problem Public tour (in Dutch) Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Perspective programmes Public tour (in Dutch)
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02 Sep '23 to 06 Jul '24
Every first Saturday of the month, you can join the public tour (in Dutch) of the building and get a peek behind all the doors that would otherwise remain closed.
Language NP Language no problem Public Tour (in English) Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Perspective programmes Public Tour (in English)
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02 Sep '23 to 06 Jul '24
Every first Saturday of the month, you can join the public tour (in English) of the building and get a peek behind all the doors that would otherwise remain closed.
Language NP Language no problem Insel Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (IT/DE) Dance Insel
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06 Jul '24 to 07 Jul '24
Confrontation with yourself as a fertile soil for connection.
Language NP Language no problem All of My Love Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR) Dance All of My Love
Close All of My Love Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR)
07 Jul '24 to 08 Jul '24
How do you express feelings of loss about everything that passes?
Language NP Language no problem After After Arno Schuitemaker (NL) Dance After After
Close After After Arno Schuitemaker (NL)
07 Jul '24 to 08 Jul '24
With seven dancers, After After starts from a white canvas and takes a thrilling dive into the unknown.
Language NP Language no problem umuko Dorothée Munyaneza (RW/FR) / Cia. Kadidi Dance umuko
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07 Jul '24 to 08 Jul '24
Dreaming of tomorrow's Rwanda without forgetting the horror.
Language NP Language no problem Repertoire N.2 Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR) Dance Repertoire N.2
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08 Jul '24 to 09 Jul '24
Naked to the bone. Well, almost naked then: Brazilian performers Davi Pontes and Wallace Ferreira wear only a pair of trainers and Nike socks. Ample space for the body in its purest form, infused with power, humour and politics.
Language NP Language no problem VOICE NOISE Jan Martens (BE) / GRIP Dance VOICE NOISE
Close VOICE NOISE Jan Martens (BE) / GRIP
08 Jul '24 to 09 Jul '24
Step into the universe of women's voices.
Language NP Language no problem Medea
on Tour
ITA Ensemble Theater Medea
Close Medea ITA ensemble / Simon Stone
09 Jul '24 to 11 Jul '24
In Simon Stone’s version, he combines the tragedy of Euripides with the true story of an American woman who killed her children in the nineties.
Language NP Language no problem aCORdo Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia. REC Dance aCORdo
Close aCORdo Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia. REC
10 Jul '24
Intense dance about the raw reality of today's Brazil.
Language NP Language no problem On Stage Maria Hassabi (GR) Dance On Stage
Close On Stage Maria Hassabi (GR)
10 Jul '24 to 11 Jul '24
Looking at humanity in meditative hyperfocus.
Language NP Language no problem 21 pornographies Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE) Dance 21 pornographies
Close 21 pornographies Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE)
10 Jul '24 to 11 Jul '24
Skimming along the evolution of pornography.
Language NP Language no problem Libya Radouan Mriziga (MR) Dance Libya
Close Libya Radouan Mriziga (MR)
10 Jul '24 to 11 Jul '24
An alternative history in dance, music, storytelling and rap
Language NP Language no problem Zona Franca Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia Suave Dance Zona Franca
Close Zona Franca Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia Suave
11 Jul '24 to 12 Jul '24
Splashing community ritual as cry of the young Brazilian generation.
Language NP Language no problem Here whilst we walk Gustavo Ciríaco (BR) & Andrea Sonnberger (AT) Dance Here whilst we walk
Close Here whilst we walk Gustavo Ciríaco (BR) & Andrea Sonnberger (AT)
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
The group as a mobile sculpture in the Amsterdam urban landscape.
Language NP Language no problem Fairy Tales Johana Pocková & Sabina Bocková (CZ) / POCKETART Dance Fairy Tales
Language NP Language no problem Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO Patricia van Deutekom (NL) / María del Mar Suárez, La Chachi (ES) Dance Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO
Close Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO Patricia van Deutekom (NL) / María del Mar Suárez, La Chachi (ES)
12 Jul '24
On Friday, July 12, you will see a double bill in the Open Air Theater with étude des hommes by Patricia van Deutekom and TARANTO ALEATORIO by Maria del Mar Suárez.
Language NP Language no problem Closed Eyes Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam Dance Closed Eyes
Close Closed Eyes Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
In the masterly dance concert Closed Eyes, choreographer Alida Dors tells a story that is as personal as it is political. With a mix of spoken word, dance, music and poignant video images, she returns to the place of her ancestors in the performance.
Language NP Language no problem OFF VENUE Julidans x WhyNot Dance OFF VENUE
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13 Jul '24 to 14 Jul '24
OFF VENUE, a collaboration of Juildans with performance festival WhyNot, offers a great opportunity to discover Amsterdam in a new way.
Language NP Language no problem Still life Alan Lucien Øyen (NO) / winterguests Dance Still life
Close Still life Alan Lucien Øyen (NO) / winterguests
13 Jul '24 to 15 Jul '24
Inspired by radical Japanese butoh dance and the human voice, Alan Lucien Øyen goes in search of a connection to the world and pure human expression.
Language NP Language no problem Faith Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT Dance Faith
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13 Jul '24 to 14 Jul '24
In a unique combination of explosive dance, Moroccan Gnawa trance and data-driven electronics, nine dancers and five musicians explore the spiritual spaces between tradition and progress.
Language NP Language no problem ITA Live Encore: Ibsen House ITA Ensemble Film ITA Live Encore: Ibsen House
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22 Jun '24
Based on Ibsen, Simon Stone wrote and directed a grand family saga about the troublesome but inevitable coexistence of different generations under one roof.

Holland Festival in ITA

Language NP Language no problem ALFA Wunderbaum Theater ALFA
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20 Jun '24 to 22 Jun '24
ALFA sees a group of European Alfa Romeo aficionados come together as a club to share their passion for the Italian car brand. They talk about the club newsletter, the contents of the event calendar and the annual trip abroad.
Language NP Language no problem Hamlet – In the Folds of Time Christiane Jatahy Theater Hamlet – In the Folds of Time
Close Hamlet – In the Folds of Time Christiane Jatahy
21 Jun '24 to 23 Jun '24
In Christiane Jatahy’s unconventional interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic, Hamlet wakes up, after four centuries of being the quintessence of male melancholy, as a grown woman looking to get things straight with her past.
Language NP Language no problem The Romeo Trajal Harrell, Schauspielhaus Zürich Dance Ensemble Dance The Romeo
Close The Romeo Trajal Harrell, Schauspielhaus Zürich Dance Ensemble
25 Jun '24 to 27 Jun '24
Picture a single dance for everyone, inspired by a world as it might have been. Choreographer Trajal Harrell’s The Romeo imagines this dance for people of all origins, genders and generations, of all tempers and moods.
Language NP Language no problem The Second Woman Anna Breckon & Nat Randall Theater The Second Woman
Close The Second Woman Anna Breckon & Nat Randall
28 Jun '24
In The Second Woman Georgina Verbaan repeats a single scene 100 times over a 24-hour period. Starring opposite her are 100 different male participants drawn from the local community. In each scene the two performers meet on the stage for the first time.

From April 29 to August 16, 2024

Please note: work on tramways surrounding Leidseplein

From April 29 to August 16, 2024, work will be done on the Tramways around and on Leidseplein.
Please plan your journey to the theatre in advance via 9292 routeplanner.

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PREMIERES ITA ENSEMBLE 24|25

Language NP Language no problem Giovanni's Room ITA Ensemble Theater Giovanni's Room
Close Giovanni's Room ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
15 Jan '25 to 02 Feb '25
David awaits the return of his fiancée Hella. But when he meets Giovanni, a charismatic Italian bartender, the two men become entangled in an intense affair. After three months, David's fiancée returns and he is forced to make a choice.
Language NP Language no problem The Wall ITA Ensemble Theater The Wall
Close The Wall ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
05 Mar '25 to 27 Apr '25
A middle-aged woman concludes, one morning during a weekend at a friends' country house in the Austrian Alps, that she is all alone. She sets out to investigate and, comes across an impenetrable glass wall, which completely isolates her from the rest of the world.

REMAKES ITA ENSEMBLE 24|25

Language NP Language no problem The End of Eddy ITA Ensemble Theater The End of Eddy
Close The End of Eddy ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
15 Nov '24 to 01 Dec '24
Édouard Louis took the world by storm with his successful autobiographical novel The End of Eddy. Without much frills, the novel tells the life story of a homosexual boy growing up in a homophobic environment.
Language NP Language no problem Angels in America ITA Ensemble Theater Angels in America
Close Angels in America ITA Ensemble / Ivo van Hove
11 Apr '25 to 28 Apr '25
In 2008, Ivo van Hove directed a radical Angels in America which Tony Kushner himself, after his passage through Amsterdam, dubbed his favourite version up to then. It is this version that is now being staged again, with some actors from the original cast and some new actors from the ITA Ensemble.

REVIVALS ITA ENSEMBLE 24|25

Language NP Language no problem The Laws ITA Ensemble Theater The Laws
Close The Laws ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
22 Aug '24 to 01 Sep '24
In her debut novel The Laws, Connie Palmen tells the story of a woman in search of herself. Seven encounters with seven men over seven years.
Language NP Language no problem Julie ITA Ensemble Theater Julie
Close Julie ITA ensemble / Rebecca Frecknall
25 Aug '24 to 03 Sep '24
Young British star director Rebecca Frecknall creates a contemporary adaptation of August Strindberg's famous play.
Language NP Language no problem penthesilea ITA Ensemble Theater penthesilea
Close penthesilea ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
10 Sep '24 to 28 Sep '24
In this searing drama about a fatal love, a blistering passion churns unstoppably to the surface.
Language NP Language no problem Client E. Busken
ITA Ensemble Theater Client E. Busken
Close Client E. Busken ITA Ensemble / Maria Kraakman
02 Oct '24 to 13 Oct '24
Maria Kraakman made her debut as director with Client E. Busken, a monologue played by Gijs Scholten van Aschat and musician Jip van den Dool. The text is based on the latest novel by Jeroen Brouwers.
Language NP Language no problem Prima Facie ITA Ensemble Theater Prima Facie
Close Prima Facie ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
04 Oct '24 to 20 Nov '24
Eline Arbo directs Maria Kraakman in author Suzie Miller's award-winning play. This cutting monologue caused a furor on West End and Broadway. Numerous versions were produced worldwide. Eline Arbo was the first to stage the play in the Netherlands.
Language NP Language no problem The Doctor ITA Ensemble Theater The Doctor
Close The Doctor ITA Ensemble / Robert Icke
05 Jan '25 to 19 Jan '25
Robert Icke has a warm heart for the classics, which he adapts in his own personal and radical way. Once again, he is making a contemporary adaptation, this time of Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler.
Language NP Language no problem Who Killed My Father ITA Ensemble Theater Who Killed My Father
Close Who Killed My Father ITA ensemble / Ivo van Hove
20 Feb '25 to 02 Mar '25
“Merciless and moving portrait.” - de Volkskrant ★★★★

Ivo van Hove adapted Who Killed My Father, by internationally acclaimed writer Édouard Louis, for the stage. Van Hove turned the very outspoken book into a monologue, especially for Hans Kesting.
Language NP Language no problem Birds of a Kind
on Tour
ITA Ensemble Theater Birds of a Kind
Close Birds of a Kind ITA Ensemble / Alize Zandwijk
12 Feb '25 to 15 Mar '25
When the German-Jewish Eitan and the American-Arab Wahida happen to meet in the library of New York, they fall in love instantly. But is their relationship likely to succeed?
Language NP Language no problem The Hours
on Tour
ITA Ensemble Theater The Hours
Close The Hours ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
20 Jun '25 to 22 Jun '25
The stage adaptation of Michael Cunningham's The Hours.

THEATRE

Language NP Language no problem ALFA Wunderbaum Theater ALFA
Close ALFA Wunderbaum
20 Jun '24 to 22 Jun '24
ALFA sees a group of European Alfa Romeo aficionados come together as a club to share their passion for the Italian car brand. They talk about the club newsletter, the contents of the event calendar and the annual trip abroad.
Language NP Language no problem Hamlet – In the Folds of Time Christiane Jatahy Theater Hamlet – In the Folds of Time
Close Hamlet – In the Folds of Time Christiane Jatahy
21 Jun '24 to 23 Jun '24
In Christiane Jatahy’s unconventional interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic, Hamlet wakes up, after four centuries of being the quintessence of male melancholy, as a grown woman looking to get things straight with her past.
Language NP Language no problem ITA Live Encore: Ibsen House ITA Ensemble Film ITA Live Encore: Ibsen House
Close ITA Live Encore: Ibsen House ITA Ensemble
22 Jun '24
Based on Ibsen, Simon Stone wrote and directed a grand family saga about the troublesome but inevitable coexistence of different generations under one roof.
Language NP Language no problem The Second Woman Anna Breckon & Nat Randall Theater The Second Woman
Close The Second Woman Anna Breckon & Nat Randall
28 Jun '24
In The Second Woman Georgina Verbaan repeats a single scene 100 times over a 24-hour period. Starring opposite her are 100 different male participants drawn from the local community. In each scene the two performers meet on the stage for the first time.
Language NP Language no problem Amber Vineyard's Queer Cabaret: Pearl Dive Amber Vineyard Theater Amber Vineyard's Queer Cabaret: Pearl Dive
Close Amber Vineyard's Queer Cabaret: Pearl Dive Amber Vineyard
01 Aug '24
After the big success of our last Pearl Dive where The Legendary Mother of Sirens, Amber Vineyard transformed ITA into a RED SEA, we’re eager to invite all Divers to the next chapter.
Language NP Language no problem The Laws ITA Ensemble Theater The Laws
Close The Laws ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
22 Aug '24 to 01 Sep '24
In her debut novel The Laws, Connie Palmen tells the story of a woman in search of herself. Seven encounters with seven men over seven years.
Language NP Language no problem Julie ITA Ensemble Theater Julie
Close Julie ITA ensemble / Rebecca Frecknall
25 Aug '24 to 03 Sep '24
Young British star director Rebecca Frecknall creates a contemporary adaptation of August Strindberg's famous play.
Language NP Language no problem penthesilea ITA Ensemble Theater penthesilea
Close penthesilea ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
10 Sep '24 to 28 Sep '24
In this searing drama about a fatal love, a blistering passion churns unstoppably to the surface.
Language NP Language no problem Romeo & Julia HNTJong / Het Nationale Theater / IRC / Noël Fischer theater-jongeren Romeo & Julia
Close Romeo & Julia HNTJong / Het Nationale Theater / IRC / Noël Fischer
25 Sep '24 to 27 Sep '24
A spectacular remake of Shakespeare's famous tale of love, friendship, and betrayal. The cast consists of 13 outstanding actors and dancers, featuring Vanja Rukavina (Romeo) and Soumaya Ahouaoui (Juliet), and tells the thrilling story of hopeless love and impossible choices.
Language NP Language no problem De zaak Shell Anoek Nuyens & Rebekka de Wit Theater De zaak Shell
Close De zaak Shell Anoek Nuyens & Rebekka de Wit
28 Sep '24 to 29 Sep '24
De zaak Shell ingeniously shows that the climate crisis is a crisis of responsibility.
Language NP Language no problem Client E. Busken
ITA Ensemble Theater Client E. Busken
Close Client E. Busken ITA Ensemble / Maria Kraakman
02 Oct '24 to 13 Oct '24
Maria Kraakman made her debut as director with Client E. Busken, a monologue played by Gijs Scholten van Aschat and musician Jip van den Dool. The text is based on the latest novel by Jeroen Brouwers.
Language NP Language no problem Duizend aanslagen op de Obama's Raymi Sambo Maakt Theater Duizend aanslagen op de Obama's
Close Duizend aanslagen op de Obama's Raymi Sambo Maakt
04 Oct '24 to 05 Oct '24
Eight years after leaving the White House, Barack and Michelle Obama are looking for their place in society. But in a world of extremism and centre-right thinking, their relevance and influence are declining.
Language NP Language no problem Prima Facie ITA Ensemble Theater Prima Facie
Close Prima Facie ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
04 Oct '24 to 20 Nov '24
Eline Arbo directs Maria Kraakman in author Suzie Miller's award-winning play. This cutting monologue caused a furor on West End and Broadway. Numerous versions were produced worldwide. Eline Arbo was the first to stage the play in the Netherlands.
Language NP Language no problem The Years ITA Ensemble Theater The Years
Close The Years Het Nationale Theater / ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
09 Oct '24 to 07 Dec '24
“Nothing short of theatrical magic. [...] A celebratory explosion of language and acting.” – De Nederlandse Toneeljury. Due to its great success, The Years by Het Nationale Theater returns in 2024!
Language NP Language no problem Giselle (8+) Toneelmakerij / DOX / Timothy de Gilde theater-familie Giselle (8+)
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18 Oct '24 to 29 Dec '24
A thundering dance and music theatre spectacle with the energy of the street. After previous successes, the Toneelmakerij is once again presenting a performance for families on the big stage, based on a world-famous classic.
Language NP Language no problem De Theater Artemis / hetpaleis / Het Zuidelijk Toneel / Jetse Batelaan theater-familie De
Close De Theater Artemis / hetpaleis / Het Zuidelijk Toneel / Jetse Batelaan
24 Oct '24 to 25 Oct '24
How do you handle having almost nothing when you're used to having a lot? In this new family performance by Jetse Batelaan, you see people who have never really had to miss anything, slowly losing everything. As if something or someone wants to teach them a lesson.
Language NP Language no problem Werken en dagen FC Bergman / Toneelhuis Theater Werken en dagen
Close Werken en dagen FC Bergman / Toneelhuis
26 Oct '24 to 27 Oct '24
While FC Bergman's previous production, The Sheep Song (2021), celebrated the individual freedom and the notion of life's controllability, Werken en dagen stands as a genuine tribute to the relentless strength of the collective and the boundless power of nature.
Language NP Language no problem Brideshead Revisited De Warme Winkel Theater Brideshead Revisited
Close Brideshead Revisited De Warme Winkel
30 Oct '24 to 11 Dec '24
After the success of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, De Warme Winkel brings another English literary classic to the theatre. Florian Myjer, together with Abke Haring, thrusts Brideshead Revisited into the 21st century.
Language NP Language no problem Terug naar Prinsenplein Gershwin Bonevacia Theater Terug naar Prinsenplein
Close Terug naar Prinsenplein Gershwin Bonevacia
31 Oct '24
An ode to the fearless self. Gershwin Bonevacia searches for his ten-year-old self, 'Gush,' in Terug naar Prinsenplein.
Language NP Language no problem The End of Eddy ITA Ensemble Theater The End of Eddy
Close The End of Eddy ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
15 Nov '24 to 01 Dec '24
Édouard Louis took the world by storm with his successful autobiographical novel The End of Eddy. Without much frills, the novel tells the life story of a homosexual boy growing up in a homophobic environment.
Language NP Language no problem Rexit! KVS / Bruno Vanden Broecke & Valentijn Dhaenens Theater Rexit!
Close Rexit! KVS / Bruno Vanden Broecke & Valentijn Dhaenens
09 Dec '24
After Unsung, a razor-sharp dissection of the political state, Vincent Stuer (political spokesman and speechwriter) writes another play, together with Valentijn Dhaenens and Bruno Vanden Broecke. Together they get under the skin of the historical figures of Spaak and Leopold III.
Language NP Language no problem The Story of Travis Theater Rotterdam / Well Made Productions / Romana Vrede Theater The Story of Travis
Close The Story of Travis Theater Rotterdam / Well Made Productions / Romana Vrede
18 Dec '24 to 21 Dec '24
The Story of Travis, the theater hit from season 22/23 is returning!
Language NP Language no problem John & Gena Wunderbaum / Theaterhaus Jena Theater John & Gena
Close John & Gena Wunderbaum / Theaterhaus Jena
21 Dec '24 to 22 Dec '24
An anti-Hollywood tragicomedy about the work and life of filmmaking couple John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands. Starring Elsie de Brauw, Bert Luppes, Wine Dierickx and Matijs Jansen.
Language NP Language no problem The Doctor ITA Ensemble Theater The Doctor
Close The Doctor ITA Ensemble / Robert Icke
05 Jan '25 to 19 Jan '25
Robert Icke has a warm heart for the classics, which he adapts in his own personal and radical way. Once again, he is making a contemporary adaptation, this time of Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler.
Language NP Language no problem Giovanni's Room ITA Ensemble Theater Giovanni's Room
Close Giovanni's Room ITA Ensemble / Eline Arbo
15 Jan '25 to 02 Feb '25
David awaits the return of his fiancée Hella. But when he meets Giovanni, a charismatic Italian bartender, the two men become entangled in an intense affair. After three months, David's fiancée returns and he is forced to make a choice.
Language NP Language no problem [ meeuw ] Toneelhuis / Olympique Dramatique / theater arsenaal Theater [ meeuw ]
Close [ meeuw ] Toneelhuis / Olympique Dramatique / theater arsenaal
26 Jan '25
For [ meeuw ], a production by Olympique Dramatique, a repertoire text is translated and performed entirely in Flemish Sign Language for the first time, featuring a mixed cast of deaf and hearing actors.
Language NP Language no problem PERSIANS. Triumph of Empathy NTGent / Action Zoo Humain / Chokri Ben Chikha Theater PERSIANS. Triumph of Empathy
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30 Jan '25
Director Chokri Ben Chikha examines the empathic capacity of six performers. Do they succeed in perceiving a decades-old highly polarised conflict differently through the lens of a Greek tragedy?
Language NP Language no problem Birds of a Kind
on Tour
ITA Ensemble Theater Birds of a Kind
Close Birds of a Kind ITA Ensemble / Alize Zandwijk
12 Feb '25 to 15 Mar '25
When the German-Jewish Eitan and the American-Arab Wahida happen to meet in the library of New York, they fall in love instantly. But is their relationship likely to succeed?
Language NP Language no problem Who Killed My Father ITA Ensemble Theater Who Killed My Father
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20 Feb '25 to 02 Mar '25
“Merciless and moving portrait.” - de Volkskrant ★★★★

Ivo van Hove adapted Who Killed My Father, by internationally acclaimed writer Édouard Louis, for the stage. Van Hove turned the very outspoken book into a monologue, especially for Hans Kesting.
Language NP Language no problem The Wall ITA Ensemble Theater The Wall
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05 Mar '25 to 27 Apr '25
A middle-aged woman concludes, one morning during a weekend at a friends' country house in the Austrian Alps, that she is all alone. She sets out to investigate and, comes across an impenetrable glass wall, which completely isolates her from the rest of the world.
Language NP Language no problem Paradise Roulette jr. ITA Junior / Vainergill Thurnim & Evelien Kanters Theater Paradise Roulette jr.
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06 Mar '25 to 22 Mar '25
Paradise Roulette jr. is an exhilarating dance and theater production inspired by the profound themes of the play Giovanni's Room. Join us as we dive into a world of identity, self-acceptance, relationships, and the eternal quest of humanity for love and connection.

DANCE

Language NP Language no problem The Romeo Trajal Harrell, Schauspielhaus Zürich Dance Ensemble Dance The Romeo
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25 Jun '24 to 27 Jun '24
Picture a single dance for everyone, inspired by a world as it might have been. Choreographer Trajal Harrell’s The Romeo imagines this dance for people of all origins, genders and generations, of all tempers and moods.
Language NP Language no problem SCARBO Ioannis Mandafounis (DE/GR) / Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company Dance SCARBO
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03 Jul '24 to 04 Jul '24
Intimacy and virtuosity in solo on human resilience.
Language NP Language no problem Age of Content Ballet National de Marseille / (LA)HORDE (FR) Dance Age of Content
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03 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
Bloodcurdling dance hybrid 2.0 past metaverse and avatars.
Language NP Language no problem Manual Focus Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE) Dance Manual Focus
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04 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
In the retrospective around her work, choreographer Mette Ingvartsen returns to the very beginning of her career with Manual Focus.
Language NP Language no problem Lapis Lazuli Euripides Laskaridis (GR) Dance Lapis Lazuli
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04 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
The work of 'imagination magician' Euripides Laskaridis has been described as surreal, insane and Fellinian. His latest, Lapis Lazuli, is a poetic and grotesque fable exploring humanity's greatness and shortcomings, a burlesque tale in which chaos takes centre stage. Starring: a werewolf.
Language NP Language no problem Corpus Criolla Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic Dance Corpus Criolla
Close Corpus Criolla Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic
05 Jul '24 to 06 Jul '24
Tender, vulnerable and sensitive examination of Creole body language
Language NP Language no problem