Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt
13 May '22 to 15 May '22
Noord Nederlands Toneel / Club Guy & Roni / Eline Arbo
1+ rank € 38.5/ 1st rank € 35.5 / 2nd rank € 33 / 3rd rank € 28 / 4th rank € 19.5 / 5th rank 10

In the large, musical performance Witch Hunt, an archaeologist (Bien de Moor) goes in search of the dark history of femicide and infanticide in a small, remote village. This is where the past literally comes to life.

Start time: 8 p.m., matinee 3.30 p.m.
Duration: tba
Location: Grote Zaal  
Language: Dutch

Conspiracy theories make the world uncluttered in chaotic times. Especially if you can use them to find a scapegoat for your own problems. Viewed in this way, the witch hunts in the Middle Ages and the current conspiracy theories online are not that far apart.

Ten thousand people were murdered in the Middle Ages, out of the need for a scapegoat for local problems and a fear of the unknown.

In the large, musical performance Witch Hunt, an archaeologist (Bien de Moor) goes in search of the dark history of femicide and infanticide in a small, remote village. This is where the past literally comes to life.

-|-Inspired by the stories about witch persecutions and mass hysteria in Europe, Hannah van Wieringen writes a new play about a group of women who try to escape the pressure of their closed community - with horrific consequences. Together with the NITE ensemble of actors and dancers, the talented director Eline Arbo (winner of the directing prize 2020) creates an interdisciplinary work for the main hall about witches from then and now. Eline Arbo previously made Weg with Eddy Bellegueule at Toneelschuur Productions, Yerma for HNT and De Uren at ITA.

Credits

direction Eline Arbo
text Hannah van Wieringen
music Thijs van Vuure
with Bien de Moor, Sarah Janneh, Angela Herenda, Bram van der Heijden, Igor Podsiadly, Adam Peterson, Thijs van Vuure, among others

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