Theatre in season 22-23

Language NP Language no problem Jubileumconcert - 25 jaar Grachtenfestival! Grachtenfestival Music Jubileumconcert - 25 jaar Grachtenfestival!
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14 Aug '22
A festive evening that underlines the definition of the festival: a concert with top musicians, with classical, jazz and crossovers, with tearjerkers and showstoppers.
Language NP Language no problem Het Indisch Interieur Bo Tarenskeen Theater Het Indisch Interieur
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15 Aug '22 to 16 Aug '22
Three generations of Indonesians and their Dutch partners are still struggling with a tropical trauma that is anything but finished.
Language NP Language no problem Client E. Busken
ITA–EnsembleTheater Client E. Busken
Close Client E. Busken ITA-ensemble / Maria Kraakman
17 Aug '22 to 27 Aug '22
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 Tula Herdenkingsconcert NiNsee (Nationaal instituut Nederlands slavernijverleden en erfenis) Music Tula Herdenkingsconcert
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21 Aug '22
The Tula Commemorative Concert 2022, organised annually by the National Institute of Dutch Slavery History and Legacy (NiNsee), is a musical tribute to the Curaçao freedom and resistance fighter Tula (also known as Rigaud).
Language NP Language no problem De Meester en Margarita Orkater / KONVOOI / Belle van Heerikhuizen Music Theater De Meester en Margarita
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29 Aug '22 to 31 Aug '22
After the successful ILIAS in 2019, KONVOOI is once again making a modern adaptation of a classic from literary history, interspersed with musical numbers and five-part harmonies.
Language NP Language no problem The doctor
ITA–EnsembleTheater The doctor
Close The doctor ITA-ensemble / Robert Icke
06 Sep '22 to 16 Sep '22
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 The Promise (The Song Project) Wende / Royal Court Theatre Music Theater The Promise (The Song Project)
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14 Sep '22 to 18 Sep '22
Wende's premise was - as always - that some things in life can really only be sung.
Language NP Language no problem On All Things Earth Nineties Productions Theater On All Things Earth
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19 Sep '22 to 20 Sep '22
On all things Earth is a theatrical concert about how we humans see ourselves in relation to our surroundings.
Language NP Language no problem De Profundis - A Gay Love Letter Toneelgroep Oostpool / Char Li Chung Theater De Profundis - A Gay Love Letter
Close De Profundis - A Gay Love Letter Toneelgroep Oostpool / Char Li Chung
22 Sep '22 to 23 Sep '22
Just like the successful Don Caravaggio and Edward II – The Gay King, De Profundis is a unique translation of a literary masterpiece to the stage, in which important historical homosexual figures play a central role.
Language NP Language no problem De eeuw van mijn moeder Het Nationale Theater / Eric de Vroedt Theater De eeuw van mijn moeder
Close De eeuw van mijn moeder Het Nationale Theater / Eric de Vroedt
22 Sep '22 to 25 Sep '22
A great family story about migration, emancipation, love and life
Language NP Language no problem JudasITA–EnsembleTheater Judas
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30 Sep '22 to 09 Oct '22
The name Judas is familiar to many of us. The traitor. The scorned man. A man condemned century after century for his cunning cowardice and who to this day deserves no pardon - or - is that perhaps half a story?
Language NP Language no problem EXIT Macbeth Noord Nederlands Toneel / Jan-Christoph Gockel / Jana Vetten Theater EXIT Macbeth
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10 Oct '22 to 11 Oct '22
Michael Pietsch (peaches&rooster) created unique puppets from stuffed animals that are brought to life by the dancers and actors from the NITE ensemble.
Language NP Language no problem Pieces of a Woman TR Warszawa / Kornél Mundruczó Theater Pieces of a Woman
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12 Oct '22 to 13 Oct '22
A family get-together shows, as if through a lens, the problems and internal conflicts of Polish society.
Language NP Language no problem Bruegel Toneelhuis / Lisaboa Houbrechts Theater Bruegel
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13 Oct '22
With Bruegel, Lisaboa Houbrechts writes a kaleidoscopic portrait of Pieter Bruegel the Elder and the era in which he created Dulle Griet.
Language NP Language no problem As you like it (8+) De Toneelmakerij / Circus Treurdier / Paul Knieriem Theater As you like it (8+)
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15 Oct '22 to 29 Dec '22
A Shakespearean rom com for the whole family, about the pros and cons of being in love
Language NP Language no problem De bananengeneratie Toneelgroep Oostpool / Char Li Chung Theater De bananengeneratie
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25 Oct '22 to 26 Oct '22
De Bananengeneratie is a mosaic story that forms a portrait of this special community based on stories by various characters. A community that finally gets a face in this performance.
Language NP Language no problem Lehman TrilogyITA–EnsembleTheater Lehman Trilogy
Close Lehman Trilogy ITA-ensemble / Guy Cassiers
26 Oct '22 to 23 Dec '22
Slavery and industrialisation, war and new technological developments: no matter what is happening in America and even worldwide, the Lehmans always know how to make good money from it.
Language NP Language no problem De Gliphoeve Orkater / Bijlmer Parktheater / Geert Lageveen Music Theater De Gliphoeve
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29 Oct '22 to 30 Oct '22
The Gliphoeve shows the vitality of the immigrant and does its best to break through the concrete with raw, energetic music.
Language NP Language no problem De jaren Het Nationale Theater / Eline Arbo Theater De jaren
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07 Nov '22 to 08 Nov '22
In De jaren, after the successful book by Annie Ernaux, five actresses get together to tell the life of one woman
Language NP Language no problem QUEER PLANET HNTjong / Noël Fischer Theater QUEER PLANET
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14 Nov '22 to 15 Nov '22
A smashing performance full of power with acts, songs, performances and a DJ. Also for a straight audience.
Language NP Language no problem The hours
ITA–EnsembleTheater The hours
Close The hours ITA-ensemble / Eline Arbo
18 Nov '22 to 04 Feb '23
Eline Arbo brings De uren (The hours), the novel by Michael Cunningham, to the stage.
Language NP Language no problem Een leuk avondje uit (8+) Theater Artemis / hetpaleis / Het Zuidelijk Toneel / Jetse Batelaan Theater Een leuk avondje uit (8+)
Language NP Language no problem Atropa Theater Utrecht / Toneelhuis / Orkater / Naomi Velissariou / Floor Houwink ten Cate Theater Atropa
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28 Nov '22 to 29 Nov '22
Atropa is a bacchanal of language in which the battle of power makes way for a celebration of vulnerability.
Language NP Language no problem age of rage
ITA–EnsembleTheater age of rage
Close age of rage ITA -ensemble / Holland Festival / Bl!indman / La Villette / Ivo van Hove
02 Dec '22 to 11 Dec '22
In Age of Rage, Ivo van Hove tells a primeval story of how revenge haunts and destroys 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 Saman Amini's Integratieplan Black Sheep Can Fly / Saman Amini Theater Saman Amini's Integratieplan
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03 Dec '22 to 04 Dec '22
Armed with personal stories and a multitude of sketches and songs, Amini takes us on his journey to 'Dutch citizenship'.
Language NP Language no problem Verdriet is het ding met veren Theater Rotterdam / Erik Whien Theater Verdriet is het ding met veren
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06 Dec '22
Jacob Derwig and Erik Whien bring a heartbreaking book to the stage. Sadness is the thing with feathers is the internationally successful debut novel by Londoner Max Porter.
Language NP Language no problem Le Passé Si vous pouviez lécher mon cœur / Julien Gosselin Theater Le Passé
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17 Dec '22 to 18 Dec '22
An acerbic and sincere goodbye to humanity and conventionalism
Language NP Language no problem The year of cancerITA–EnsembleTheater The year of cancer
Close The year of cancer ITA-ensemble / Luk Perceval
04 Jan '23 to 14 Jan '23
The year of cancer is one of director Luk Perceval’s favorite novels. The balance between big emotions and banality, between tense expectations and daily burdens form the basis of his reading.
Language NP Language no problem My Heavenly FavouriteITA–EnsembleTheater My Heavenly Favourite
Close My Heavenly Favourite ITA-ensemble / Ivo van Hove
11 Jan '23 to 03 Jun '23
Ivo van Hove is the first director to adapt this heartbreaking and at the same time terrifying novel for the stage.
Language NP Language no problem De bus uit Dachau De Warme Winkel / Schauspielhaus Bochum Theater De bus uit Dachau
Close De bus uit Dachau De Warme Winkel / Schauspielhaus Bochum
17 Jan '23 to 20 Jan '23
De bus uit Dachau told the relatively unknown story of a number of resistance fighters who, after the liberation of camp Dachau, were abandoned by the Dutch government and had to travel back to their motherland on their own.
Language NP Language no problem Erik of het klein insectenboek (8+) HNTjong / Noël Fischer Theater Erik of het klein insectenboek (8+)
Close Erik of het klein insectenboek (8+) HNTjong / Noël Fischer
21 Jan '23 to 24 Jan '23
A visual and musical family performance, where your eyes and ears fail.
Language NP Language no problem De Gabber Opera Urland Theater De Gabber Opera
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01 Sep '22 to 01 Feb '23
De Gabber Opera is inspired by The Bacchantes by Euripides, and shows the timeless penchant of man for stupor and ecstasy.
Language NP Language no problem Ode to a Love Lost / afterglow Toneelhuis / Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe Music Theater Ode to a Love Lost / afterglow
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06 Feb '23 to 07 Feb '23
Ode to a Love Lost is set in the deep crater of a heart. The starting point of this performance lies in Meirhaeghe's personal love story.
Language NP Language no problem Quake Theater Utrecht / DOX / Casper Vandeputte Theater Quake
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08 Feb '23 to 09 Feb '23
An energetic, disarming and musical theater and dance performance about how the past lives on in us.
Language NP Language no problem The Magic MountainITA–EnsembleTheater The Magic Mountain
Close The Magic Mountain ITA-ensemble / Stef Aerts, Marie Vinck (FC Bergman)
09 Feb '23 to 19 Feb '23
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.
Language NP Language no problem Vijand van het volk Olympique Dramatique / Toneelhuis Theater Vijand van het volk
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10 Feb '23 to 11 Feb '23
Science versus politics. What is the value of truth? And how far do you go for your beliefs?
Language NP Language no problem Keizer zonder kleren De Spelersfederatie / Erasmus Mackenna Theater Keizer zonder kleren
Close Keizer zonder kleren De Spelersfederatie / Erasmus Mackenna
18 Feb '23 to 26 May '23
Keizer zonder Kleren is an adult version of the fairy tale about the emperor without clothes and in the spirit of Molière, whose death, in 2023, will be 350 years ago.
Language NP Language no problem En route! Studio Dries Verhoeven Theater En route!
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04 Mar '23 to 05 Mar '23
Lauded theatre maker Dries Verhoeven creates performances that are often both disruptive and heart-warming. He brings people who are far beyond the walls of our theatre poignantly close.
Language NP Language no problem Histoire(s) du théâtre IV: One Song NTGent / Irene Wool vzw / Miet Warlop Theater Histoire(s) du théâtre IV: One Song
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06 Mar '23 to 07 Mar '23
Histoire(s) du Théâtre IV: ONE SONG is set in the unique universe of Warlop. Twelve performers enter the arena for a mesmerizing ritual about farewell, life and death, hope and resurrection. 
Language NP Language no problem Coriolanus Het Nationale Theater / Nina Spijkers Theater Coriolanus
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11 Mar '23 to 12 Mar '23
Shakespeare's sharpest play on the tense relationship between people and politics
Language NP Language no problem Vincent Rietveld gaat voor de Louis d'Or De Warme Winkel Theater Vincent Rietveld gaat voor de Louis d'Or
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14 Mar '23
The performance examines excellence as an answer to the feeling of superfluousness in an overpopulated world and is the first part of De Warme Winkel's climate trilogy.
Language NP Language no problem The Money Game jr. ITA-junior / Esmée Begemann / Roxy Verwey Theater The Money Game jr.
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24 Mar '23 to 09 Apr '23
The Money Game jr.- Protesters for hire, is an investigation into the role of optimism and money and how to protest when a crash is in full swing.
Language NP Language no problem The Story of Travis Theater Rotterdam / Well Made Productions / Romana Vrede / Alida Dors Theater The Story of Travis
Close The Story of Travis Theater Rotterdam / Well Made Productions / Romana Vrede / Alida Dors
25 Mar '23 to 26 Mar '23
The Story of Travis is a new stage play inspired by Lorraine Hansberry's Broadway classic A Raisin in the Sun.
Language NP Language no problem Blood WeddingITA–EnsembleTheater Blood Wedding
Close Blood Wedding ITA-ensemble / Wim Vandekeybus
29 Mar '23 to 15 Apr '23
Driven by an indestructible love, the bride and her lover run off during the party. A savage manhunt is launched. The outcome is fatal.
Language NP Language no problem Birds of a KindITA–EnsembleTheater Birds of a Kind
Close Birds of a Kind ITA-ensemble / Alize Zandwijk
04 Apr '23 to 22 Apr '23
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 against the backdrop of the decades-long Israeli-Arab conflict?
Language NP Language no problem kings of warITA–EnsembleTheater kings of war
Close kings of war ITA-ensemble / Ivo van Hove
26 Apr '23 to 06 May '23
In Kings of war Ivo van Hove merges William Shakespeare's plays Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III into one explosive performance about leadership.
Language NP Language no problem Gilgamesh KVS / Platform 0090 / Mesut Arslan Theater Gilgamesh
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01 May '23
For his latest creation, director Mesut Arslan set to work with the masterful Gilgamesh epic.
Language NP Language no problem All the Perfumes of Arabia NITE / Schauspiel Hannover / Guy Weizman Theater All the Perfumes of Arabia
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06 May '23 to 09 May '23
Inspired by Said's book, Guy Weizman, in collaboration with Schauspiel Hannover, creates a large interdisciplinary performance about how East and West currently view each other.
Language NP Language no problem Het achtste leven Toneelgroep Oostpool / Daria Bukvic Theater Het achtste leven
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12 May '23 to 16 May '23
A heartbreaking actor's drama told from the perspective of the female characters, in which the makers take the audience on an emotional, visual and musical journey through the twentieth century.
Language NP Language no problem John en Gena Wunderbaum / Theaterhaus Jena Theater John en Gena
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15 May '23 to 16 May '23
The actors mirror the artistry of John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands in their own lives as theatre makers, whereby the boundary between fiction and reality remains deliberately vague.
Language NP Language no problem Antigone in de Amazone NTGent / IIPM / Milo Rau Theater Antigone in de Amazone
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19 May '23 to 21 May '23
Milo Rau creates a political Antigone for the 21st Century, together with indigenous people, activists and actors from Brazil and Europe.
Language NP Language no problem Hamlet and Ophelia Toneelschuur Producties x ITA / Mateusz Staniak Theater Hamlet and Ophelia
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20 May '23 to 03 Jun '23
A raw performance about a true story that never happened
Language NP Language no problem Missie Molière: Loving Hate Het Zuidelijk Toneel / Sarah Moeremans Theater Missie Molière: Loving Hate
Close Missie Molière: Loving Hate Het Zuidelijk Toneel / Sarah Moeremans
23 May '23 to 24 May '23
350 years after the death of France's most famous playwright, director Sarah Moeremans and writer Joachim Robbrecht share their vision of humour, hypocrisy and good intentions through Molière.
Language NP Language no problem De kersentuin Toneelgroep Maastricht / Michel Sluysmans Theater De kersentuin
Close De kersentuin Toneelgroep Maastricht / Michel Sluysmans
02 Jun '23 to 03 Jun '23
The characters in De Kersentuin yearn for a time that no longer exists. But for those who live in the past, the hope of a better life remains an irrevocable dream.
Language NP Language no problem penthesileaITA–EnsembleTheater penthesilea
Close penthesilea ITA-ensemble / Eline Arbo
14 Jun '23 to 25 Jun '23
In this searing drama about a fatal love, a blistering passion churns unstoppably to the surface.