THE HOURS
An intimate portrait of three women in pursuit of freedom.

20 - 28 October
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19 Oct '21 to 20 Oct '21
Introdans celebrates its fiftieth anniversary with all its dancers, in ballets by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Mauro Bigonzetti and with the magnificent singers of A Filetta and Assurd - Enza Pagliara - Enza Alessandra Prestia. With Tutti, the company presents two absolute audience favourites as th...
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on Tour
ITA–EnsembleTheater who killed my father
Close who killed my father ITA-ensemble / deSingel / Ivo van Hove
02 Sep '21 to 21 Nov '21
Ivo van Hove adapted Who Killed My Father, by literary sensation 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 Hours
ITA–EnsembleTheater The Hours
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20 Oct '21 to 20 Feb '22
De uren (The hours) takes place on one day in the lives of three women, at three different moments in the 20th century: a book publisher, a housewife and the third is the writer Virginia Woolf. All three struggle with the question how to be yourself in a world that is tight like a straitjacket.
Language NP Language no problem Grief and Beauty
NTGent / Milo Rau Theater Grief and Beauty
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22 Oct '21 to 24 Oct '21
How do we perceive death, during and at the end of our lives? How do we accompany someone in their final moments? How do we mourn and say goodbye? What is left, at the end of a life?
Language NP Language no problem Ibsen houseITA–EnsembleTheater Ibsen house
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05 Nov '21 to 13 Nov '21
Based on Ibsen, Simon Stone writes and directs a grand family epic about the troublesome but inevitable coexistence of different generations under one roof.
Language NP Language no problem La ménagerie de verre Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe / Ivo van Hove Theater La ménagerie de verre
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26 Nov '21 to 28 Nov '21
La Ménagerie de verre (The Glass Menagerie), starring Isabelle Huppert, is Ivo van Hove's second direction for Théâtre de l'Odéon in Paris. In 2017 he made Vu du pont, based on the classic (Arthur Miller). In the new Van Hove Isabelle Huppert plays a cold-hearted mother on the verge of a breakdown.
Language NP Language no problem Gardenia NTGent / les ballets C de la B / Alain Platel / Frank Van Laecke Theater Gardenia
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03 Dec '21 to 05 Dec '21
25 June 2010. The curtain of the Ghent city theatre NTGent opens, and Gardenia premiers. Inspired by the penetrating film Yo soy asi (by Sonia Herman Dolz), in which the closing of a transvestite cabaret in Barcelona becomes the framework for a glimpse into the private lives of a memorable group...
ITA–Ensemble
Ibsen house
Language NP Language no problem The Hours
ITA–EnsembleTheater The Hours
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20 Oct '21 to 20 Feb '22
De uren (The hours) takes place on one day in the lives of three women, at three different moments in the 20th century: a book publisher, a housewife and the third is the writer Virginia Woolf. All three struggle with the question how to be yourself in a world that is tight like a straitjacket.
Language NP Language no problem JudasITA–EnsembleTheater Judas
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06 Apr '22 to 23 Apr '22
When you hear the name Judas, you think of betrayal. That is the official version. However, in the Gospel of Judas, Jesus asks Judas to betray him, which means he did it because Jesus himself had asked him to.
Language NP Language no problem The doctorITA–EnsembleTheater The doctor
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09 Sep '21 to 22 May '22
Robert Icke, the great talent of British theatre, will be our resident director for the next few years. He adapts classics in his own personal and radical way. As he did with Oedipus and Children of Nora at ITA. Now, he is making a contemporary adaptation of Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler.
Language NP Language no problem The Magic MountainITA–EnsembleTheater The Magic Mountain
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12 Apr '22 to 01 May '22
Young Hans Castorp goes to a sanatorium in Davos, Switzerland, to visit his cousin. He plans to spend 3 weeks with him there, but will end up staying for 7 years. He meets a collection of eccentric figures. Through these encounters he slowly acquires a layered image of contradicting views on life.
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on Tour
ITA–EnsembleTheater Cliënt E. Busken
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13 Sep '21 to 25 May '22
Maria Kraakman will make her debut as director with Cliënt 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 Battles and metamorphoses of a womanITA–EnsembleTheater Battles and metamorphoses of a woman
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09 Sep '21 to 24 Feb '22
One day, Édouard Louis finds a photo of his mother from twenty years ago. A happy young woman, full of hopes, full of dreams. But Édouard only knows his mother to be completely unhappy, trapped in the humdrum life of a housewife.
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ITA–EnsembleTheater the damned
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14 Jun '22 to 23 Jul '22
ITA in the Amsterdamse Bostheater
Language NP Language no problem The Hours
ITA–EnsembleTheater The Hours
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20 Oct '21 to 20 Feb '22
De uren (The hours) takes place on one day in the lives of three women, at three different moments in the 20th century: a book publisher, a housewife and the third is the writer Virginia Woolf. All three struggle with the question how to be yourself in a world that is tight like a straitjacket.
Language NP Language no problem Grief and Beauty
NTGent / Milo Rau Theater Grief and Beauty
Close Grief and Beauty NTGent / Milo Rau
22 Oct '21 to 24 Oct '21
How do we perceive death, during and at the end of our lives? How do we accompany someone in their final moments? How do we mourn and say goodbye? What is left, at the end of a life?
Language NP Language no problem Een oprechte ode aan de ironie De Warme Winkel Theater Een oprechte ode aan de ironie
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28 Oct '21 to 01 Dec '21
De Warme Winkel retreats to a seductively beautiful island with great cultural-historical value. Here they meet the reality TV stars Earl Daniël and Lesley Versprille among others and take on the challenge: will irony remain their strongest weapon or ...
Language NP Language no problem De vreemdeling Orkater / Michiel Voet / Leopold Witte Musical Theater De vreemdeling
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01 Nov '21 to 02 Nov '21
For a new project, artist Michiel Voet travels to Algeria. There, he and his old friend Karim Ramtani will reminisce about their shared past in Amsterdam. When Ramtani doesn’t show up at the place they agreed to meet, Voet decides to go look for his friend.
Language NP Language no problem King Lear Schauspielhaus Bochum / Johan Simons Theater King Lear
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04 Nov '21 to 07 Nov '21
Schauspielhaus Bochum and Johan Simons bring you King Lear. Directed by Johan Simons, Pierre Bokma plays King Lear, a king who only in the face of death learns the value of love.
Language NP Language no problem Ibsen houseITA–EnsembleTheater Ibsen house
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05 Nov '21 to 13 Nov '21
Based on Ibsen, Simon Stone writes and directs a grand family epic about the troublesome but inevitable coexistence of different generations under one roof.
Language NP Language no problem Hebriana Het Nationale Theater / Erik Whien Theater Hebriana
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10 Nov '21 to 12 Nov '21
Self-examination of a family cast adrift.
Language NP Language no problem Yerma Het Nationale Theater / Eline Arbo Theater Yerma
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15 Nov '21 to 17 Nov '21
Driven to the unthinkable by the ardent desire to have a child
Language NP Language no problem Voyagers Marjolijn van Heemstra / Pynarello / Erik Whien Musical Theater Voyagers
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22 Nov '21
Theatre producer Marjolijn van Heemstra and musical rebel collective Pynarello bring us Voyagers, in which we learn about the message that the unmanned space probes Voyager I & II carried into space with them.
Language NP Language no problem Before/After NITE: Noord Nederlands Toneel, Club Guy & Roni, Asko Schönberg en Slagwerk Den Haag / Guy Weizman Theater Before/After
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23 Nov '21 to 25 Nov '21
In the play Vorher/Nachher, German writer Roland Schimmelpfennig creates the tiniest shift in those lives, and they will never be the same again.
Language NP Language no problem Girls & Boys Toneelgroep Oostpool / Daria Bukvic Theater Girls & Boys
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26 Nov '21 to 28 Nov '21
Touching One Woman Show by Hadewych Minis
Language NP Language no problem La ménagerie de verre Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe / Ivo van Hove Theater La ménagerie de verre
Close La ménagerie de verre Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe / Ivo van Hove
26 Nov '21 to 28 Nov '21
La Ménagerie de verre (The Glass Menagerie), starring Isabelle Huppert, is Ivo van Hove's second direction for Théâtre de l'Odéon in Paris. In 2017 he made Vu du pont, based on the classic (Arthur Miller). In the new Van Hove Isabelle Huppert plays a cold-hearted mother on the verge of a breakdown.
Language NP Language no problem Vrijdag Toneelgroep Maastricht / Michel Sluysmans Theater Vrijdag
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02 Dec '21 to 03 Dec '21
Vrijdag by Hugo Claus is one of the most moving plays from the Dutch-language region. A breath-taking family drama about guilt and forgiveness, and a poignant pursuit of love and reconciliation.
Language NP Language no problem Gardenia NTGent / les ballets C de la B / Alain Platel / Frank Van Laecke Theater Gardenia
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03 Dec '21 to 05 Dec '21
25 June 2010. The curtain of the Ghent city theatre NTGent opens, and Gardenia premiers. Inspired by the penetrating film Yo soy asi (by Sonia Herman Dolz), in which the closing of a transvestite cabaret in Barcelona becomes the framework for a glimpse into the private lives of a memorable group...
Language NP Language no problem age of rageITA–EnsembleTheater age of rage
Close age of rage ITA-ensemble / Ivo van Hove
08 Dec '21 to 23 Dec '21
In Age of Rage, Ivo van Hove tells a primordial story of how revenge haunts and wrecks successive generations. This performance is in line with earlier large-scale social productions such as Roman tragedies and Kings of war.
Language NP Language no problem medeaITA–EnsembleTheater medea
Close medea ITA-ensemble / Simon Stone
08 Dec '21 to 23 Dec '21
For 24 centuries, writers and theater makers have told the story of the daughter of the king, Medea, who is rejected by her husband and subsequently kills her children. Simon Stone mixes Euripides' play with the true story of Debora Green, an American woman who killed her children in the 1990s.
Language NP Language no problem Hans en Griet (7+) De Toneelmakerij / Silbersee / Paul Knieriem Theater Hans en Griet (7+)
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16 Oct '21 to 30 Dec '21
Magical musical theatre for the whole family.
Language NP Language no problem Children of Nora ITA-ensemble / Robert Icke Theater Children of Nora
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06 Jan '22 to 16 Jan '22
Nora slams the door of her house, ending her marriage. It became one of the most famous final scenes in theater history. Robert Icke wrote and directed a sequel in which he shows how Nora's choices affect her children.
Language NP Language no problem The doctorITA–EnsembleTheater The doctor
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09 Sep '21 to 22 May '22
Robert Icke, the great talent of British theatre, will be our resident director for the next few years. He adapts classics in his own personal and radical way. As he did with Oedipus and Children of Nora at ITA. Now, he is making a contemporary adaptation of Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler.
Language NP Language no problem TUTTI Introdans Dance TUTTI
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19 Oct '21 to 20 Oct '21
Introdans celebrates its fiftieth anniversary with all its dancers, in ballets by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Mauro Bigonzetti and with the magnificent singers of A Filetta and Assurd - Enza Pagliara - Enza Alessandra Prestia. With Tutti, the company presents two absolute audience favourites as th...
Language NP Language no problem Common Ground Chunky Move / Anouk van Dijk Dance Common Ground
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26 Oct '21
A ritualistic arena for two exceptional dancers: Common Ground is a choreographic game of chess. Anouk van Dijk lets two dancers battle it out in a unique duel of equality and betrayal, about power and submission.
Language NP Language no problem Melomaniac (12+) Maas Theater en Dans / Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest / Jolanda Spoel Dance Melomaniac (12+)
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27 Oct '21
Dancers, musicians, and a DJ challenge each other in a battle for the attention of the audience. Ultimately, they find each other in that which unites them – their love for music. Piercing music, music that you can feel in your guts. Together with the musicians of the Rotterdams Philharmonisch ...
Language NP Language no problem FREEDOM Club Guy & Roni / Slagwerk Den Haag Dance FREEDOM
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30 Oct '21 to 31 Oct '21
Freedom is the latest in a series of Club Guy & Roni dance performances to explore human values and emotions, following previous shows Happiness, Phobia and LOVE.
Language NP Language no problem The future is not what it used to be Panama Pictures / Pia Meuthen Dance The future is not what it used to be
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09 Nov '21
Everything is constantly changing. Nothing ever stays the same. We cannot stop the clock. But time does go by.
Language NP Language no problem Casablanca Scapino Ballet Rotterdam Dance Casablanca
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13 Nov '21 to 14 Nov '21
A performance about passion, freedom and the desire for a better world.
Language NP Language no problem Drumming Rosas / Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Dance Drumming
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21 Nov '21 to 22 Nov '21
The masterful, minimalist music by Steve Reich and the complex choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker: a match made in heaven.
Language NP Language no problem The play between Nederlands Dans Theater 2 Dance The play between
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29 Nov '21 to 01 Dec '21
The first NDT 2 program of the season The play between presents two new voices to Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) that are idiosyncratic storytellers in their own right who will both present two new world premieres.
Language NP Language no problem Moving in concert Mette Ingvartsen Dance Moving in concert
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05 Dec '21
In Moving in Concert, Mette Ingvartsen creates a hallucinatory world of light, shadows, shapes and colours.

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Language NP Language no problem who killed my father
on Tour
ITA–EnsembleTheater who killed my father
Close who killed my father ITA-ensemble / deSingel / Ivo van Hove
02 Sep '21 to 21 Nov '21
Ivo van Hove adapted Who Killed My Father, by literary sensation Édouard Louis, for the stage. Van Hove turned the very outspoken book into a monologue, especially for Hans Kesting.
Language NP Language no problem age of rage
on Tour
ITA–EnsembleTheater age of rage
Close age of rage ITA-ensemble / Ivo van Hove
27 Nov '21 to 02 Dec '21
In Age of Rage, Ivo van Hove tells a primordial story of how revenge haunts and wrecks successive generations. This performance is in line with earlier large-scale social productions such as Roman tragedies and Kings of war.
Language NP Language no problem medea
on Tour
ITA–EnsembleTheater medea
Close medea ITA-ensemble / Simon Stone
17 Nov '21 to 18 Nov '21
For 24 centuries, writers and theater makers have told the story of the daughter of the king, Medea, who is rejected by her husband and subsequently kills her children. Simon Stone mixes Euripides' play with the true story of Debora Green, an American woman who killed her children in the 1990s.
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on Tour
ITA-ensemble / muziektheater Transparant / Ivo van Hove Musical Theater dagboek van een verdwenene
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04 Nov '21 to 05 Nov '21
The form of The diary of the one who disappeared is unique: a series of 22 songs for tenor and piano, with an addition of three songs in the middle for a small choirof women and a mezzosoprano representing the gypsy girl Zefka. Ivo van Hove directs this special production.
Language NP Language no problem Cliënt E. Busken
on Tour
ITA–EnsembleTheater Cliënt E. Busken
Close Cliënt E. Busken ITA-ensemble / Maria Kraakman
13 Sep '21 to 25 May '22
Maria Kraakman will make her debut as director with Cliënt 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 dagboek van een verdwenene
on Tour
ITA-ensemble / Muziektheater Transparant / Ivo van Hove Musical Theater dagboek van een verdwenene
Close dagboek van een verdwenene ITA-ensemble / Muziektheater Transparant / Ivo van Hove
22 Feb '22
The form of The diary of the one who disappeared is unique: a series of 22 songs for tenor and piano, with an addition of three songs in the middle for a small choirof women and a mezzosoprano representing the gypsy girl Zefka. Ivo van Hove directs this special production.

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Language NP Language no problem Director Wouter van Ransbeek leaves ITANieuws Director Wouter van Ransbeek leaves ITA
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Language NP Language no problem Cliënt E. Busken wins Libris Literatuur PrijsNieuws Cliënt E. Busken wins Libris Literatuur Prijs
Language NP Language no problem Throwback: Vuur van de Vrijheid 2021Nieuws Throwback: Vuur van de Vrijheid 2021
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Language NP Language no problem Her Majesty Queen Máxima at ITANieuws Her Majesty Queen Máxima at ITA
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Language NP Language no problem Eline Arbo wins Mary Dresselhuys Award 2021Nieuws Eline Arbo wins Mary Dresselhuys Award 2021
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Language NP Language no problem Jesse Mensah joins Internationaal Theater AmsterdamNieuws Jesse Mensah joins Internationaal Theater Amsterdam
Language NP Language no problem Gijs Scholten van Aschat in directorial debut of Maria KraakmanNieuws Gijs Scholten van Aschat in directorial debut of Maria Kraakman
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Language NP Language no problem The hidden force this Sunday in MondoNieuws The hidden force this Sunday in Mondo
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Language NP Language no problem ITA presents Alice in Wonderland, in a special collaboration with Het ParoolNieuws ITA presents Alice in Wonderland, in a special collaboration with Het Parool
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