A comedian tells it all – review of Darkroom Diaries Johan Goossens first comedy show in English

A comedian tells it all – review of Darkroom Diaries Johan Goossens first comedy show in English

Darkroom Diaries is a new comedy show in English by Johan Goossens, written out of necessity. People visiting his others shows were complaining about the five minutes of jokes about sex. So Johan decided to cut out those five minutes and write a whole show about sex. And the necessity was also born out of a booking to do shows in Brighton (UK), so Goossens needed to write a English language show. We visited one…

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The Straight and Narrow by InPlayers – a review

The Straight and Narrow by InPlayers – a review

Theatre is alive and kicking in Amsterdam, but mostly in Dutch. Once in a while an international theatre company visits the city, for example at the Holland Festival. But if you need your shot of English language theatre, there are a few semi-professional theatre groups in Amsterdam. We went to a performance by InPlayers the oldest English language theatre group in the city. The play and players at hand InPlayers performed the play “The Straight and…

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Macho Macho performance theatre on masculinity

Macho Macho performance theatre on masculinity

Once  in a while there will be a theatre performance that intrigues. Or a play that possibly enchants. But definitely an experience that challenges your way of thinking. ‘Macho Macho’ at the Compagnietheater promises to be just that. It is a performance as a part of the Amsterdam Fringe Festival (1-11 september 2016).  The performance will also be performed in February 2017. And the great thing about this physical performance is: “Since language is not a…

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