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Productions Bart Buytenhek
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Jan Martens is a rising star in the international world of dance. The choreographer is motivated by his ability to see beauty in the incomplete human being. His dances are intense, physical, and tell a story. In this case: about the sense and nonsense of progress and about standing still as a f...
Close Una costilla sobre la mesa: Madre
22 Sep '21 to 23 Sep '21
‘Extremely expressive, incredibly sensitive and radically honest.’ – De VolkskrantAngélica Liddell’s theatre is political, but also deeply personal. Her motto is to try to transform pain into beauty. Madre is a theatrical, baroque and fiery requiem, in which Liddell gives expression to the love...
Productions Joris van den Ring-Bax
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Het Nationale Theater brings you the Dutch version of the critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller The Nether, directed by Nina Spijkers. We know Spijkers from her previous theatrical productions Laura H. and Temmen van de feeks. The Nether is like an episode of the Netflix series Black Mirror on stage.
Close The doctor
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.
Close The Hours
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.
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.
Close La ménagerie de verre
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.
Close The Magic Mountain
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.
Productions Iris Istha
Close De vreemdeling
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.
Productions Kornelis van der Krieke
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06 Oct '21 to 16 Oct '21
In a series of quickly sketched, short, comic and personal monologues, Joy Delima talks about her search for her roots and about her experiences as a young black woman in the Netherlands. She traces her roots and her own political awakening in the field of institutional racism and exclusion.
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...
Close Melomaniac (12+)
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 ...
Close Een oprechte ode aan de ironie
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 ...