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Femke de Veer - Head of communication

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Martine Jedema

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Productions Martine Jedema

Language NP Language no problem WorldTalks Amsterdam: Post Lockdown Internationaal Theater Amsterdam / Pakhuis de Zwijger / Rabobank Perspective programmes WorldTalks Amsterdam: Post Lockdown
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WorldTalks Amsterdam, an urban talkshow by ITA & Pakhuis de Zwijger, brings together drinks and food for thought.
Language NP Language no problem Alles komt goed Orkater / Belle van Heerikhuizen Musical Theater Alles komt goed
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30 Oct '20 to 01 Nov '20
Six characters in search of hope. Of another vision, a positive sound. With Rutger Bregman's book De meeste mensen deugen (Most people are decent) in hand. Musical theatre that works like a shot of serotonin.
Language NP Language no problem Oom Wanja Noord Nederlands Toneel / Liliane Brakema Theater Oom Wanja
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25 Oct '20 to 28 Oct '20
The economy is faltering. Society collapses. And Wanja, who has worked hard his whole life for a brilliant scientist, discovers that the man is just an ordinary crook. It's time to rebel.
Language NP Language no problem Tweeluik: Antigone in Molenbeek + Tiresias Toneelhuis / Guy Cassiers Theater Tweeluik: Antigone in Molenbeek + Tiresias
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08 Nov '20 to 09 Nov '20
Two of the most fascinating figures of ancient Greece, two outsiders, expose the prejudices of our 21st century society.
Language NP Language no problem Piano Works Debussy Voetvolk / Lisbeth Gruwez & Claire Chevallier Dance Piano Works Debussy
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04 Nov '20 to 06 Nov '20
“Music is the space between the notes,” Debussy wrote. That is the starting point for this dialogue between classical music and contemporary dance. Because between the notes there is space for the imagination.
Language NP Language no problem dagboek van een verdweneneITA–EnsembleMusical Theater dagboek van een verdwenene
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11 Nov '20 to 12 Nov '20
The form of the work is unique: a series of 22 songs for tenor and piano, with an addition of three songs in the middle for a small choir of women and a mezzosoprano representing the gypsy girl Zefka. Ivo van Hove directs top singers Ed Lyon, Peter Gijsbertsen and Marie Hamard, and ITA actors H...

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Joris van den Ring - Bax

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Productions Joris van den Ring-Bax

Language NP Language no problem Children of NoraITA–EnsembleTheater Children of Nora
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01 Sep '20 to 10 Jan '21
Everyone knows about the argument, the big, ferocious, final argument where a decision is made and somebody leaves and the door is slammed. The end of a relationship. But this door slam is famous in dramatic literature... Robert Icke wrote a sequel to it: what happens after the door is slammed?
Language NP Language no problem Flight 49ITA–EnsembleTheater Flight 49
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25 Sep '20 to 27 Feb '21
ITA presents a new play by Australian director Simon Stone: Flight 49. When writing his new play, Simon Stone drew inspiration from the motives presented in the Dutch theatre classic The good hope/Op hoop van zegen.
Language NP Language no problem medeaITA–EnsembleTheater medea
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10 Oct '20 to 30 Oct '20
Australian director Simon Stone made a radical adaptation of Euripides’s Greek tragedy Medea about the daughter of the king, who is replaced with a younger woman by her husband and kills her children out of revenge.
Language NP Language no problem Romeo and JuliaITA–EnsembleTheater Romeo and Julia
Close Romeo and Julia ITA-ensemble / Michiel van Erp
14 Nov '20 to 28 Nov '20
Even those who have never seen Shakespeare's most famous love drama on stage, know the story of the great love between the star crossed lovers and its fatal outcome.
Language NP Language no problem A little lifeITA–EnsembleTheater A little life
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11 Dec '20 to 24 Dec '20
No book has captivated and moved millions of readers during the past few years like A little life by American author Hanya Yanagihara.

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Bart Buytenhek

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Productions Bart Buytenhek

Language NP Language no problem Sign of the Times: Forum on European Culture: We, The People!ITA–EnsemblePerspective programmes Sign of the Times: Forum on European Culture: We, The People!
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The last couple of years, the notion of ‘the people’ has played a crucial role in the debate about Europe’s future. But does a European people really exist? For the third time Ivo van Hove creates a unique performance together with the actors of the ITA-ensemble, for the Forum on European Cultu...
Language NP Language no problem Black Achievement Month - filmpremière Atardi IDFA / Ninsee / Vereniging Antilliaans Netwerk Film Black Achievement Month - filmpremière Atardi
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25 Oct '20
Singer and songwriter Rudy Plaate (1937) is one of the greatest musicians the island of Curaçao has ever known. He composed more than four hundred songs, in which he sang about the life and beauty of the island where he was born. In the documentary Atardi, filmmaker Selwyn de Wind portrays this...
Language NP Language no problem Opening Black Achievement Month 2020 NiNsee (Nationaal instituut Nederlands slavernijverleden en erfenis) Events & Awards Opening Black Achievement Month 2020
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We are proud to invite you to the opening of the Black Achievement Month. Nationaal instituut Nederlands slavernijverleden en erfenis (NiNsee) presents in the month of October the special contributions of people with African roots to the world and Dutch society in particular. We celebrate this ...
Language NP Language no problem Endlessly Free Nederlands Dans Theater 1 Dance Endlessly Free
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For the opening programme of this season, NDT 1 presents a triple bill featuring works by Medhi Walerski and Crystal Pite.
Language NP Language no problem Gala van de Wetenschap New Scientist Perspective programmes Gala van de Wetenschap
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26 Nov '20
For the eighth time, New Scientist organises the Gala of Science at International Theatre Amsterdam. This year's theme is Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. Rianne Letschert, rector magnificus at Maastricht University, is curator of the evening.
Language NP Language no problem Laura H. Toneelgroep Oostpool / Nina Spijkers Theater Laura H.
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20 Oct '20 to 15 Apr '21
In 2015, a girl from Zoetermeer sought her happiness in the caliphate. A year later, she escapes from a nightmare.
Language NP Language no problem The things that passITA–EnsembleTheater The things that pass
Close The things that pass ITA-ensemble / Toneelhuis / Ivo van Hove
10 Dec '20 to 23 Dec '20
After The hidden force, Ivo van Hove made a second adaptation of a novel by Couperus: The things that pass, this time a coproduction with Toneelhuis (Antwerp).
Language NP Language no problem Dare to Say Nederlands Dans Theater 2 Dance Dare to Say
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06 Nov '20 to 02 Dec '20
In continuation of our season 2020-2021, Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) is very excited to present the second programme, performed by NDT 2. Dare to Say presents two world premieres by two distinctive makers. Alexander Ekman and Dimo Milev challenge the dancers of the second company in their new...
Language NP Language no problem The hidden forceITA–EnsembleTheater The hidden force
Close The hidden force ITA-ensemble / Ivo van Hove
14 Nov '20 to 28 Nov '20
The hidden force is an enthralling story about the misunderstandings and incomprehension between cultures, as well as between close relatives. The downfall of Otto van Oudijck makes us painfully aware of the impossibility to fully understand others.
Language NP Language no problem BLASPHEMY RHAPSODY ICK Amsterdam / Emio Greco en Pieter C. Scholten Dance BLASPHEMY RHAPSODY
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The way we dance can never be completely separated from the way we live together. This is how dance and society intertwine. In fact, the power of dance works as a motor of change. What can we do to curb transience? Touch the divine or devour the earthly, keep your distance or hug each other to ...
Language NP Language no problem Adem Nasrdin Dchar / Floris van Delft Theater Adem
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07 Dec '20 to 08 Dec '20
In Adem, Nasrdin Dchar searches for a grip on this year's chaos in his own, personal way.

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Iris Istha

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Language NP Language no problem freud
ITA–EnsembleTheater freud
Close freud ITA-ensemble / Toneelhuis / Ivo van Hove
21 Oct '20 to 31 Oct '20
In the late 1950s, French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre wrote The Freud Scenario, at the request of Hollywood director John Huston. Sartre writes a script for a seven hour movie, which is way too long according to Huston. The two get into an argument. Since then this script has remained untouched.
Language NP Language no problem who killed my father
ITA–EnsembleTheater who killed my father
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08 Sep '20 to 17 Nov '20
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 Romeo and JuliaITA–EnsembleTheater Romeo and Julia
Close Romeo and Julia ITA-ensemble / Michiel van Erp
14 Nov '20 to 28 Nov '20
Even those who have never seen Shakespeare's most famous love drama on stage, know the story of the great love between the star crossed lovers and its fatal outcome.
Language NP Language no problem De tantes (7+)
De Toneelmakerij / Paul Knieriem Theater De tantes (7+)
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10 Oct '20 to 30 Dec '20
Who is the boss in the house? Joris or his aunts? “An amazing comedy for children aged 7 and over (and their parents).”
Language NP Language no problem Het eind van het begin van het einde (8+) Theater Artemis / Het Zuidelijk Toneel/ hetpaleis / Jetse Batelaan Theater Het eind van het begin van het einde (8+)
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This family show for everyone from the age of eight starts where normally all others end: actors going home and all things packed in the truck. Ready to drive on to the next theatre.
Language NP Language no problem Quake Theater Utrecht / DOX / Casper Vandeputte Theater Quake
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03 Nov '20 to 04 Nov '20
Quake is an energetic musical (dance) performance of a group of young multi-talented people. They investigate how our past lives on in us. That search sometimes raises difficult questions. Can we shatter the shock waves of the past?
Language NP Language no problem Beneden de rivieren Hans Croiset & Julien Croiset / Agaath Witteman Theater Beneden de rivieren
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30 Nov '20 to 01 Dec '20
Beneden de rivieren premiered in 2002 with great success at Het Toneel Speelt with Hans Croiset as the father and Ger Thijs as his son. Now Hans Croiset plays the father again together with his own son: Julien Croiset.