Dutch Theatre Festival 2014Theater / Amsterdam
September 04-14 2014, Various
Each year the Dutch Theatre Festival (Nederlands Theater Festival) presents the highlights from the previous theatre season, playing the top 11 shows one last time at venues around Amsterdam!
Favourite performances by vote
The Dutch Theatre Festival will feature the top 11 shows of the previous season as voted on by experts in the Dutch theatre scene, including Boris van der Ham, Lucia van Heteren and Leike Jordens among others.
In addition to the shows, there is also a mix of parties, debates, lectures, discussions and behind the scene looks accompanying the features selections.
A major component of the Dutch Theatre Festival is the voting of fan favourites and subsequent awards including the Theo d'Or, Louis d'Or, Colombina, Arlecchino in additiont to the jury prize.
One of the most beloved events that has grown out of the official selection is the concurrent Amsterdam Fringe Festival, which looks to highlight the more avant-garde performances and acts overlooked by the jury.
Thumb photo by Frank Penders
Best of Dutch theatre in English
Although the performances and shows are usually first performed in Dutch, a large portion of the selected favourites are shown with English surtitles during the Dutch Theatre Festival.
› Sept 4-7 & 11-14 | ANNE
› Sept 4 | tauberbach
› Sept 7 | Hamlet vs Hamlet
› Sept 7 | A Bebop Story
› Sept 7 | Schwalbe seeks crowd
› Sept 8&9 | STRANGER
› Sept 8&9 | Welcome to the woods
› Sept 9&10 | Long day’s journey into night
› Sept 11&12 | An ideal husband