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Productions Joris van den Ring-Bax
Close Flight 49
20 Sep '20 to 28 Feb '21
Flight 49 brings people together after a plane crash. Strangers seek support from each other after the loss of their loved ones, friends, family members. The Australian director Simon Stone was inspired by motifs from Herman Heijermans' classic Op hoop van zegen.
Productions Bart Buytenhek
Close Im Herzen der Gewalt
02 Feb '21 to 04 Feb '21
In his novel History of Violence, Édouard Louis reconstructs the night of the main character’s rape and abuse. But the trauma of the rape extends far beyond that night. Louis weighs the incident against the violence in society. He shows how the violence committed from above, by governments and ...
Close Sign of the Times: Édouard Louis
09 Feb '21
Édouard Louis is considered to be one of the biggest French literary sensations of the moment. The tenth edition of the ITA festival Brandhaarden will focus on the work of the 28-year-old and show stage versions of all his novels. He is our guest of honour during this special edition of Sign of...
Close Qui a tué mon père
10 Feb '21 to 12 Feb '21
In an interview with De Volkskrant, Édouard Louis said: “In an environment where reading was considered a pointless and effeminate pastime, school trips to plays were the only way to get into contact with stories.” He now plays himself on the stage in Qui a tué mon père.
Close Weg met Eddy Bellegueule
21 Jan '21 to 24 Jan '21
‘Beyond a doubt, the best play of the year’ - NRC HandelsbladÉdouard Louis took the world by storm with his successful autobiographical novel The End of Eddy. Without much frills but with ample dry wit, the novel tells the life story of a homosexual boy in an extremely homophobic environment. D...