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Lieve Stad, 2024
26 Mar '24

Los

Roads, Theaterhuiskamer en Eiwerk
Los
26 Mar '24
Roads, Theaterhuiskamer en Eiwerk

LOS is a community theatre performance based on true stories told by the actors. Over a one-and-a-half-year trajectory, a group of unique people explored what freedom means to them. The result is a colourful ode to freedom: a theatrical collage with live music and a smattering of vogue, scraping along the edges of opera, quenched with hope for a better world.

Festival Lieve Stad,
Location Meervaart, Blauwe Zaal

Run 75 minutes
Genre Theatre
Language Dutch

An ode to freedom


where are you free
in the warming world
in Europe
in your country or in your body
in or out of the egg
with your hand down your trousers
your head in the clouds
reaching up on your toes perhaps
inside or outside
rules and laws
frameworks, cadavers, skeletons?


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About LOS
LOS is the outcome of a unique collaboration between Roads, Theaterhuiskamer and Eiwerk. Three organisations that believe in the power of culture! After all, music and theatre get you out of your head and onto the floor. Making something beautiful together creates connection and structure. Imaginative and sometimes chaotic concoctions are transformed for LOS into overwhelmingly honest and disarming theatre.

Credits


with Ali, Anny, Cailin, Christa, Emerson, Leo, Gemma, Sabrina, Thomas, Wendy
music Emerson & Thomas
concept and direction Maaike van de Westeringh & Reineke Jonker
text participant stories written by Maaike van de Westeringh & Reineke Jonker
set and costumes Teunis Ruiten i.c.w. Roads Houtstek & Roads Ateliers
light, sound and technique Andreas van Wiersum
project manager Marieke Starreveld
project supervisor Maureen van Nieuwaal
production Arthur Kleintjens & Sylvia Panhuise

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illustrations Claudi Kessels
design and portraits Ingeborg Scheffers
promotion Dorèndel Overmars
scene photos Frank Schoevaart
trailer Sergio Gridelli
thanks to Ton Masseurs & Rob Vugs

LOS is a collaboration of Roads, Theaterhuiskamer & Eiwerk

LOS is made possible by Het Fonds voor Cultuurparticipatie & Arkin

Lieve stad, festival from 20 till 30 March in Internationaal Theater Amsterdam and Meervaart

20 - 30 March

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