Agenda

Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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Fri 17 June

A gay cliché?

What if a homosexual man does not fit the label of being a homosexual?

Fri 20 May

Havenloods live

What’s happening in Rotterdam? Granny Greet knows

Wed 25 May

Theatergroep Waan speelt 7 Detectives

A theatre critique on media. In a world where every crime is always solved, seven detectives are suspected of murder. One of them committed the crime and one of them has to pay.

Tue 24 May

‘In search of Europe’ theatre lecture

Theatre-maker Lucas de Man travelled to 17 cities in 8 countries in search of new visionaries to redefine Europe. In this theatre lecture he will take us on his journey through Europe and its history.

Wed 18 May

Special edition Rotterdam Lacht!

You decide if the comedian stays or goes!

Thu 26 May

Springplank festival

Meet the finest newest theatre artists of Rotterdam

Sat 07 May

Song from far away

The English version of Song from far away, directed by the famous Ivo van Hove. A moving play about a young investment banker who returns to the Netherlands for the funeral of his younger brother. After the performance, singer-songwriter Mark Eitzel will give a concert.

Fri 27 May

The BLOGPERA at A Different Night at the Opera

Jens Maurits Orchestra (BE) jumps into the origins of music with The BLOGPERA. An installation full stories, interviews, dance, installations and of course MUSIC!

Opening show of A Different Night at the Opera (Operadagen)

Fri 08 April

Lefkop plays: WC Monster

A humorous play suitable for 5+ about a lavatory attendant that doesn’t understand why her customers go in to the lavatory, but don’t come out anymore.

Fri 25 March

Dansateliers Double bill: Lana Coporda & Joseph Simon

On March 25th (première) and March 26th Dansateliers presents a special double bill with the new solo’s by Lana Čoporda and Joseph Simon in the Krijn Boon Studio, Rotterdamse Schouwburg.

Fri 22 April

Nachtvlinders

A funny, crazy romantic comedy based on the story of Madame Butterfly. Played by neighbourhood heroes.

Fri 13 May

Les mémoires d’un seigneur ou l’homme disparu

Memories of a lord or the man who disappeared is about an immensely solitary man. A victorious king who is robbed of his soul by the people. In three time spans, French choreographer Olivier Dubois tells his story: Glory, Decline and Farewell.

Wed 06 April

Letters from the war (brieven uit de oorlog)

A piece about war, a piece about children, a piece about children and war.

Wed 16 March

Rotterdam lacht, Comedy Night

The perfect workout for those killer abs: laughter!

Fri 18 March

Bronx Gothic

Intense, physical solo performance from magnificent dancer Okwui Okpokwasili. Bronx Gothic is a dark and intense, physical solo performance from dancer Okwui Okpokwasili on the dividing line between theatre, dance and visual arts.

Fri 18 March

MDLSX

Experience an impressive whirlwind of music and theatre! MDLSX is an explosive ode to the freedom of becoming who you want to be; to gender b(l)ending; to being different; to the body’s limitations, skin colour, sex organs and nationality. A solo performance about a person who was born in the body of the opposite sex.

Sat 19 March

MDLSX

An impressive whirlwind of music and theatre! MDLSX is an explosive ode to the freedom of becoming who you want to be, to gender b(l)ending, to being different, to the body’s limitations, skin colour, sex organs and nationality. A solo performance about a person who was born in the body of the opposite sex.

Fri 01 April

DOUBLE BILL: ROI ALTER &  OLA MACIEJEWSKA

Discover on 1 & 2 April the art of performance with Roi Alters Franz Müller’s Wire Spring and Ola Maciejewska’s Bombyx Mori. Both artists find inspiration in a pioneer in art from the beginning of the twentieth century and mix in their work the intensity of performance art, theatre / dance and visual arts.

Fri 01 April

Bombyx Mori

In BOMBYX MORI Ola Maciejewska playfully transforms Loie Fuller: Research form 2011 into a choreographic work performed by 3 dancers.

Thu 24 March

THE LUNG

Through repetition two women subject language to the organic laws of the body making it merge into this.In response language also changes the body and soon is hard to tell where did the word or the movement start: backs that talk, words that breathe. Two possible aberrations: the language as a merely organic function, or the headless body as a speaking being. Even more real is to notice a third aberration: that for almost every word there is an opposite and that only in the space between them a possibility of life.