Agenda

Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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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.

Wed 23 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.

Thu 21 April

Thursday Night: Swag - True Style Never Gets Old

‘Fashion you can buy, but style you possess. It’s about self expression and, above all, attitude.’ That, according to 94-year-old style icon Iris Apfel, is the best way to be fashionable or ‘swag’. Three strong, sexy and independent women deliver the proof in the theatre show Swag. This evening is part of the Temporary Fashion Museum and puts the consumer of fashion centre stage.

Fri 18 March

Words of paper

Is it possible to make a theatre program about language when you’re dyslexic? Most definitely!

Fri 13 May

An ode to retailers from now an the past

Onderwater Producties presents a new theatre piece, ‘an ode to retailers from now and the past’.

Wed 24 February

Schwalbe performs a time

We invite you to come and spend a night with us, until morning breaks. In the still of the night, between 23:59 and 6:00, we’ll be putting on our work gloves building a series of sculptures.

Fri 26 February

Havenloods live

What’s happening in Rotterdam? Granny Greet keeps you up to date. De Havenloods is one of the local newspapers in Rotterdam. Oma Greet (Granny Greet) is a huge fan of this paper and every week she invites the most interesting people who appear in De Havenloods into her home. And you’re in luck, you are also most welcome in her humble abode. Keep yourself up to date of what’s happening in Rotterdam.

(Dutch spoken)