Orange Tree Theatre in London: AMSTERDAM

The Orange Tree Theatre in London, premiere of the play AMSTERDAM by Maya Arad Yasur is available to watch online for free for a limited time.

ABOUT THE PLAY

  • An Israeli violinist. Living in her trendy canal-side Amsterdam apartment. Nine months pregnant. One day a mysterious unpaid gas bill from 1944 arrives. It awakens unsettling feelings of collective identity, foreignness and alienation. Stories of a devastating past are compellingly reconstructed to try and make sense of the present.
  • A strikingly original, audacious thriller by Maya Arad Yasur, a prize-winning Israeli playwright, whose work has been produced worldwide.
  • This is Matthew Xia’s first production as Artistic Director of ATC.
  • “Amsterdam is timely and hauntingly reminds us that the past exists in the present. In failing to acknowledge our darkest history we risk repeating it.” Lyn Gardner
  • “Amsterdam is full of rewards... a moving excavation of the tensions surging under the city’s streets.” Alice Saville, Time Out
  • An Orange Tree Theatre, Actors Touring Company and Theatre Royal Plymouth production.
  • The capture was commissioned by The Space, supported by Arts Council England and produced by the Roundhouse.

 

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