Theater by Jurana Pižeta and Jente van Heeringen


History

  • Dutch people started to write plays around the 14th century
  • One of the first known dutch plays is: Die waarachtige ende zeer wonderlijke historie van Mariken van Nimwegen (around 1500)
Die waarachtige ende zeer wonderlijke historie

Historical Playwright

  • Joost van den Vondel (1587–1679) is the best-known Dutch historical playwright
  • His best plays: Gijsbrecht van Aemstel, The tragedy of Lucifer
Joost van den Vondel
Gijsbrecht van Aemstel

Modern Playwright

  • Maria Goos (born in 1956) is the best-known Dutch modern playwright
  • One of her best plays: Family
Maria Goos
Family

Toneelgroep Amsterdam

  • Netherlands' largest repertory company
  • Its home base is the Amsterdam Stadsschouwburg
  • Asks questions about freedom and presents grand family epics
  • Next year they will play a special international coproduction with the Barbican Centre and will premiere in April 2017 in London with a cast consisting of both English actors and Toneelgroep Amsterdam actors
Toneelgroep Amsterdam

Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam

Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam

DeLaMar Theatre

DeLaMar Theatre