Saman Amini's Integratieplan

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Lieve Stad, 2024
22 Mar '24

Saman Amini's Integratieplan

Black Sheep Can Fly / Saman Amini
Saman Amini's Integratieplan
22 Mar '24
Black Sheep Can Fly / Saman Amini

Theatre-maker, performer and musician Saman Amini is back with a successful tour of his first cabaret solo. In Saman Amini's Integratieplan, he sets out in a hilarious, intimate and at times painful way how we treat each other in this multicultural society.

"Best cabaret show of 2022." – NRC ★★★★★

Festival Lieve Stad,
Location Meervaart, Rode Zaal

Run time 90 minutes
Genre Theatre
Language Dutch

Saman Amini in Saman Amini's Integratieplan, can be seen during festival Lieve Stad,. Photography by Bas de Brouwer
Saman Amini in Saman Amini's Integratieplan, can be seen during festival Lieve Stad,. Photography by Bas de Brouwer

Saman Amini’s Integratieplan


Armed with personal stories and a multitude of skits and songs, Amini takes us on his journey to 'Dutchness'. From his childhood in Tehran, his time after the AZC in Brabant to his studies at the Toneelacademie Maastricht.

Searching for an answer to the recurring question: "Where is home and when will I finally be fully integrated?"
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From his own foundation Black Sheep Can Fly, Saman Amini (1989, Iran), with director and screenwriter Nima Mohagheghen and business director Christine de Jager, produces human and socially urgent stories that are underexposed in theatre, but are indeed part of our society.

IN THE PRESS

NRC

"Best cabaret show of 2022. In his own way, Amini achieves a perfect symbiosis between cabaret and theatre, between light and dark, between trauma and perspective."

de Volkskrant

"Saman Amini takes the Dutchman and himself to task in his hilarious show."

het Parool

"Witty, connecting, but also in a way that, rightly, hurts a little."

Festival Lieve Stad, by Internationaal Theater Amsterdam and Meervaart. Can be seen from 20 until 30 March 2024.

20 – 30 March

FESTIVAL LIEVE STAD,

Amsterdam is a city of many faces. Lieve Stad, – a celebration of theatre, art, and dialogue – reflects the dynamics of that metropolitan environment, in which the city itself is a source of inspiration. This festival, a collaboration between ITA and Meervaart, is about bringing people together, in the city, in the theatre, in society. How do we live together and what stories do all individuals and groups carry with them?

CREDITS


concept, music, text and performance Saman Amini
directed by Geert Lageveen
music Martin Verheesen
text contribution Geert Lageveen and Floris van Delft
dramaturgy Floris van Delft
decor and costume design Dieuweke van Reij
text coach Nima Mohaghegh
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lighting design Stefan Dijkman
technical staff Twan Mensen, Oscar Cheizoo, Saskia Brand
production Heidi van Deudekom
producer Black Sheep Can Fly
co-producer Theater Utrecht

Saman Amini’s Integratieplan is made possible by Fonds Podiumkunsten, Amsterdamse Fonds voor de Kunsten, Fonds21 and VSB fonds

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