Cats is a world wide phenomenon. Premiering in 1981 in the West End, Andrew Lloyd's Webber classic has proven to stand the test of time. In 2019, a Cats film is coming out.
This winter in The Netherlands, a new Cats tour by the current West End cast is playing 4 big venues: at the Rai Theater in ... (more...)
The AMA, short for Amateur Musical Awards is this year at the Nieuwe Luxor Theater Rotterdam, the theatre which strives to be 'the musical theatre-theater' of The Netherlands. Live broadcasted by regional channel RTV Rijnmond, the show begins...... (more...)
Charley, a new musical comedy by producer Pretpakhuis, opens its' show in an old-fashioned but lovely manner. Two well-dressed men (Jonathan Demoor as Anton and Job Bovelander as Lodewijk)in front of the curtain, introducing in song their friend Charley, the title role played by master of physical c... (more...)
Nachtwacht De Poort Der Zielen is the first film made for the big screen after a succesful television series in The Netherlands and Belgium.
Nachtwacht is about a supernatural trio (Vladimir, Wilko and Keelin) who all have magical powers and their magical tutor Vega. They live in a small village ... (more...)
After an absence of 6 years, Palazzo is back in Amsterdam with a new show: Haut Chaos. Together with chef Joris Bijdendijk (executive chef of RIJKS Restaurant), a feast for all the senses is served.
In the beautiful Spiegeltent, tables are set, candles are lit and the waiting staff welcome you wi... (more...)
We live in a world of voyeurism. Reality tv in all its' forms is booming, and getting more extreme as time passes. Survivor (Expeditie Robinson) is such a format. The first Dutch edition in 2000 was an instant hit. Having evolved since the first edition, together with other reality tv formats, a val... (more...)
Evita is a vocal masterpiece, not for the faint of heart. The vocal score is, as most of Andrew Lloyd Webber's work, as challenging as it is beautiful. Dazzling high and low notes, melodious songs, ranging in style and tempo. A classical piece in the musical theatre repertoire.... (more...)
The opening night of All Stars at the Luxor Theater in Rotterdam is a soccer-lover's wet dream. The audience is wearing their club's t-shirt, there's beer and bitterballen, music and good vibes all around. It's like walking into the clubhouse of your favourite team.
All Stars is part of Dutch pop... (more...)
Gerard Spong (73) is one of the most famous criminal lawyers in The Netherlands. After several tv appearances on Dutch talkshows such as 'Pauw' and 'DWDD', mr. Spong now shares his expertise during his theater college 'In Vertrouwen'. It's a fascinating night out. Legal jargon might be very dry and... (more...)
MAMMA MIA! is a musical phenomenon.
Since the premiere of the original show in 1999, 60 million people worldwide have seen 50 different productions performed in 16 languages.
In The Netherlands alone, this is the 3rd production of this show over the past 15 years.
Returning to their home the... (more...)
On Monday 9th of July, the musical She Loves Me celebrated their opening night at Dansmaker Theatre in Amsterdam.
It's the second production by De Kernploeg, whose mission it is to bring American musicals to the Dutch audience, choosing productions which aren't as well-known and therefore might b... (more...)
The UK Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit SUNSET BOULEVARD is coming to the Koninklijk Theater! This touring production stars Ria Jones, Glenn Close's understudy in the recent West End production, as Norma Desmond, as well as Danny Mac as Joe Gillis. SUNSET BOULEVARD will open at the Koninklijk Theat... (more...)
If someone offered me to pay money to take a look at another family's arguments for two and a half hours, I'd probably decline. This is exactly what PALM SPRINGS does: portray a family on Christmas Eve who quarrel on and on. And the translated production of OTHER DESERT CITIES does this with success... (more...)