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Femke de Veer - Head of communication

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Bart Buytenhek

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Language NP Language no problem any attempt will end in crushed bodies and shattered bones GRIP / Jan Martens & Dance On Ensemble Dance any attempt will end in crushed bodies and shattered bones
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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...
Language NP Language no problem Una costilla sobre la mesa: Madre Atra Bilis Teatro / Angélica Liddell Theater Una costilla sobre la mesa: Madre
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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...
Language NP Language no problem De Staat van de Stad Internationaal Theater Amsterdam / Pakhuis de Zwijger / Gemeente Amsterdam Perspective programmes De Staat van de Stad
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27 Sep '21
In conversation about broad prosperity in our city and region. With economist Kate Raworth, aldermen Van Doorninck, Moorman and Everhardt and the new Amsterdam ombudsman, Munish Ramlal.
Language NP Language no problem Skin of the mind Nederlands Dans Theater 1 Dance Skin of the mind
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29 Sep '21 to 30 Sep '21
Skin of the mind presents a world premiere by Alan Lucien Øyen, an exciting new voice within the company who will debut his first work with NDT 1.
Language NP Language no problem Planet [wanderer] Damien Jalet / Kohei Nawa Dance Planet [wanderer]
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07 Oct '21 to 08 Oct '21
After Vessel, Damien Jalet is back with the second volume: Planet [wanderer].
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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Joris van den Ring - Bax

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Language NP Language no problem The Nether Het Nationale Theater / Nina Spijkers Theater The Nether
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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.
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 A little life
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ITA–EnsembleTheater A little life
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29 Sep '21 to 02 Oct '21
No novel has captivated and moved millions of readers during the past few years like A little life by American author Hanya Yanagihara. Ivo van Hove adapted Yanagihara’s novel to theater and created a penetrating performance.
Language NP Language no problem The HoursITA–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 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 medeaITA–EnsembleTheater medea
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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 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 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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Iris Istha

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Language NP Language no problem BLKDOG Botis Seva / Far From The Norm Dance BLKDOG
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In Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, the international hip hop dance festival Summer Dance Forever presents an impressive mix of worldly dance performances from home and abroad. BLKDOG is a Dutch premiere by the British choreographer Botis Seva.
Language NP Language no problem Dutch Delight The Ruggeds & Nedda Sou / Summer Dance Forever Dance Dutch Delight
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At the Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, dance festival Summer Dance Forever presents an eclectic mix of hip-hop dance from the Netherlands. In the theatre, the Eindhoven breakdance crew The Ruggeds will explore the boundaries of their dance style.
Language NP Language no problem Going Global Fubunation & Ousmane Sy / Summer Dance Forever Dance Going Global
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The international hip-hop festival Summer Dance Forever is going across the border! The festival presents an impressive blend of international dance performances. Let yourself be inspired by the rich hip-hip culture from other countries.
Language NP Language no problem who killed my father
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ITA–EnsembleTheater who killed my father
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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 Cliënt E. BuskenITA–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 Familiekroniek Nasrdin Dchar / Floris van Delft Theater Familiekroniek
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25 Sep '21 to 26 Sep '21
Binge watching with master storyteller Nasrdin Dchar: experience three of his successful solo performances in one night.
Language NP Language no problem Trojan Wars HNTjong / Noël Fischer Theater Trojan Wars
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07 Oct '21 to 09 Oct '21
An astonishing binge-watch marathon on the fascinating and destructive power of war.
Language NP Language no problem age of rage
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ITA–EnsembleTheater age of rage
Close age of rage ITA-ensemble / Ivo van Hove / Ivo van Hove
07 Oct '21 to 10 Oct '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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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Kornelis van der Krieke

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Language NP Language no problem Hollandsch Glorie Toneelgroep Oostpool / Het Amsterdamse Bostheater i.s.m. ITA Theater Hollandsch Glorie
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A spectacular, humorous show dealing with Dutch history by Toneelgroep Oostpool in Amsterdamse Bostheater
Language NP Language no problem Rocky Horror Show De Graaf & Cornelissen / Martin Michel Musical Theater Rocky Horror Show
Language NP Language no problem flight 49ITA–EnsembleTheater flight 49
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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.
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.
Language NP Language no problem Childs Carvalho Lasseindra Doherty Ballet National de Marseille / (LA)HORDE Dance Childs Carvalho Lasseindra Doherty
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At the invitation of the Théâtre de la Ville and the Théâtre du Châtelet, performance collective (LA)HORDE presents a show featuring the work of four different choreographers: Lucinda Childs, Tânia Carvalho, Lasseindra Ninja and Oona Doherty.
Language NP Language no problem FAMILY TREE MONOLOGUESITA–EnsembleTheater FAMILY TREE MONOLOGUES
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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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 Andy BoCa / Teatro Nacional D. Maria II / Gus Van Sant Theater Andy
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19 Nov '21 to 21 Nov '21
In the sixties, Andy Warhol sparked a radical change in the world of art. Popular culture became art and everyday objects became icons, such as the Campbell’s soup cans.
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 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.