Theatre

Events started in October 2019
The Good Soldier Svejk
Oct 31 2019 - Nov 03 2019

The Good Soldier Svejk

Badhuistheater Amsterdam
The Good Soldier Svejk - Set in 1914 in Czechoslovakia at the end of the Austro Hungarian Empire. Jaroslav Hasek was a satirical genius in the Cz language. “The good soldier Svejk” is the most translated Cz novel into 60 languages! It follows the life and fortunes of Josef Svejk, a dog thief and lover of life, forced to conscript for the First World War against Russia. The Cz battalion ...
Events started in November 2019
Nov 01 2019 - Nov 09 2019

Dutchman

Amsterdams Theaterhuis
Dutchman is a play by the Orange Theatre Company in English. It premiered in 1964 and is about how racism effects our daily lives. Imagine how that viewers reacted in the USA in the mid 60's. In the play, a middle class black man, Clay, meets a seductive white lady, Lula in a NYC subway car. There is an attraction that can have dangerous consequences. Dutchman will take its audience on ...
The Importance of Being Earnest
Nov 05 2019 - Nov 09 2019

The Importance of Being Earnest

CC Amstel
The Importance of Being Earnest is back in Amsterdam courtesy of the Queen's English Theatre Company. In 2018, all the shows were sold out and the same will happen in 2019, so book early. The Classic Oscar Wilde play is full of quotable lines and with repartee. With great sets and accomplished acting, these performances are sure to delight. For show times and more information look here.   ...
Don’t Dress for Dinner
Nov 14 2019 - Nov 17 2019

Don’t Dress for Dinner

Polanentheater
Don’t Dress for Dinner, a stage comedy by Marc Camoletti, adapted by Robin Hawdon. Bernard has planned the ultimate romantic and saucy weekenend away, only not with his wife. He has even hired a gourmet chef to impress his mistress. His wife is at the mother in law's house and his friend has his back covered. The whole tower of cards could fall apart at any minute. Luckily for the audience it ...
Nov 21 2019 - Nov 30 2019

The God of Carnage

Perdu
The God of Carnage - written by Yasmina Reza and directed by Cìntia Taylor. A comedy in which you will see yourself in the mirror, cringe a little and laugh at yourself. This comedy has had successful runs on Broadway and in the West End and has won many awards. An argument between two couples descends into a running verbal battle and the layers peel away. Calm, middle-class exteriors fall ...
Events started in December 2019
The Elephant Man
Dec 05 2019 - Dec 08 2019

The Elephant Man

Polanentheater
The Elephant Man - by Bernard Pomerance, directed by Nina Cohen. The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, a terribly deformed man. He is a star attraction at freak shows in 19th century London. He is later in care in a hospital and a brilliant physician Frederick Treves moves to help him. He is famous in certain London social circles, but the public deny him his greatest desire - ...
The 39 Steps
Dec 06 2019 - Dec 08 2019

The 39 Steps

CC Amstel
The 39 Steps a classic film by Hitchcock and the book by John Buchan. The Queen's English Theatre Company brings it to the stage in December. In this award winning adaptation, just four actors will recreate the entire cast of the original film. That includes the spies, the classic rooftop chase, the romance and the missing finger. This is sure to be a fun evening of theatrical delight. For times and ...
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