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Here you can find an overview of all the plays, theatrical performances and dance performances that can be attended to by non-dutch speaking visitors.


HORROR  |  FRIDAY 8 SEP | SHOW
A deserted mansion. A young woman returns to the place of her bleak childhood. No longer able to suppress memories of her cruel parents and strange sister, she is forced to confront the past and some terrible truths. Jakop Ahlbom's imaginative homage to the horror movie genre is ingeniously gruesome, genuinely scary and very funny. Referencing classic spine-chillers as well as more recent horror masterpieces like The Shining, Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist, Horror the show will have you shuddering at the edge of your seat.★★★★ "A wonderfully entertaining slice of physical theatre" THE OBSERVER BOOK YOUR TICKETS


NITS |  WEDNESDAY 4  OCT | CONCERT
Nits (until 1992 The Nits) are a Dutch pop group, founded in 1974. Their musical style has varied considerably over the years, as has their line-up with the core of Henk Hofstede (the group's lead singer and lyricist), Rob Kloet, drummer, Robert Jan Stips (Supersister, Gruppo Sportivo, Golden Earring), keyboards. Their biggest hit in the Netherlands was "Nescio" (1983), a tribute to the Dutch author Jan Hendrik Frederik Grönloh. The major hit that brought the band to the attention of an international audience was "In the Dutch Mountains" (1987). Other well-known Nits songs include "J.O.S. Days", "Adieu, Sweet Bahnhof" and "Sketches of Spain". Top 10 albums include Omsk (1983), In the Dutch Mountains (1987), URK (1989), Doing the Dishes(2008) and Hotel Europa (2015). BOOK YOUR TICKETS


SHIRMA ROUSE |  SATURDAY 21  OCT | CONCERT
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the undisputed Queen of Soul  Aretha Franklin, Shirma comes to Velsen with her eight-piece live band. Pure enjoy world hits like Think ',' Respect ',' I say al little prayer ',' Natural woman'. BOOK YOUR TICKETS


ISH - DWANG |  WEDNESDAY 11 OCT | DANCE
ISH is everything, but not what you think. It's a collective of quirky individuals that act on the belief that there are no boundaries and that the world is actually a playground, a wonderful place full of stories, characters and inspiration, full of people who are just as exceptional as we are. BOOK YOUR TICKETS


DDF CREW - EXTREME JUMP ROPE ENTERTAINMENT |  THURSDAY 19 OCT | SHOW
Watching DDF in action is like watching a fast-paced combination of hip hop dancing, acrobatics, gymnastics and breakdancing moves. It looks amazing, exciting, dazzling − arms flashing and legs making unforgettable moves in the air − all to appropriately pounding music and with that constantly whizzing rope to negotiate. BOOK YOUR TICKETS


STOMP |  WEDNESDAY 31 OCT |  THURSDAY 1 NOV |  SHOW
STOMP takes the familiar - newspapers, bins - and uses them to create a rhythmic universe exploding with energy, where anything can be turned into a beat, and anybody can pound a pattern! From its humble beginnings in Brighton, with a single drum hung around Luke Creswell's neck in 1991, STOMP has grown into a phenomenon that has the world dancing to its beat. It'll set your toes tapping and your pulse racing.  BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER |  SUNDAY 5 NOV |  SHOW
What's not to love about a man from Australia - those accents, the sun-kissed skin - and we could keep going on and on!  Watch as the cast re-creates some of your favorite characters, such as Captain Jack Sparrow from "Pirates of the Caribbean," the chiseled Spartans from "300" or a fireman who is ready to sweep in and ignite the flames of your heart! Other acts include the "knight in shining armor," a tribute to the setting of the Excalibur Hotel, along with their cowboy-themed finale which will leave everyone in attendance wishing they could ride off into the sunset with these hunky men!  BOOK YOUR TICKETS


IBERICA DE DANZA - CARMEN VS CARMEN |  TUESDAY 7 NOV|  DANCE
Ibérica de Danza was created in 1993 by Manuel Segovia and Violeta Ruiz del Valle. It distinguishes itself through its research, defence, and recreation of the extensive and rich Spanish heritage. Resident company in the municipality of Las Rozas, Madrid, since the year 2001. CARMEN VS CARMEN is a vision of the duality within the female universe, a search for its own destiny without debts to the world. It is the ephemeral passion and the inaccessible eternity. A symbol of the freedom that vindicates its own universe, container of the mysteries of life, a symbol of the collective attributes and values of the human being, a reflexion of the human soul that transcends the body to become immortal and free, beyond death.  BOOK YOUR TICKETS



ISABELLE BEERNAERT |  THURSDAY 30 NOV |  DANCE
A one of a kind choreographer known for her ability to translate the everyday, ordinary life into an extraordinary choreography. Her choreographies express what everyone goes through and feels at some point in life. The audience is able to recognize itself with the stories being told on stage. Isabelle Beernaert is a successful and well known choreographer in The Netherlands and Belgium. She produced the theatre productions Ne Me Quitte Pas (2011), Et Après (2012), C'est la Vie (2013) and Red, Yellow & Blue (2013-2014). BOOK YOUR TICKETS


LA TRAVIATA - THE KHARKIV STATE ACADEMIC OPERA AND BALLET THEATRE  | FRIDAY 1 DEC |  OPERA
A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music, La Traviata is Verdi's opera masterpiece - his outstanding interpretation of one of the most popular love stories of the 19th century, La dame aux Camelias. Highlights include the Brindisi, the best known drinking song in opera, the magical duet Un Di Felice and the haunting aria, Addio Del Passato. This amazing traditional production is sung in Italian and boasts sumptuous sets and costumes. BOOK YOUR TICKETS


NUTCRACKER - THE KHARKIV STATE ACADEMIC OPERA AND BALLET THEATRE | SUNDAY 10 DEC |  DANCE
Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky's glorious score played live. In this, the most traditional tale, Clara and Drosselmeyer travel together to the Land of the Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy is reunited with her prince - and where the magic happens. From the sound of the orchestra tuning up, to the final bows and cheers, a trip to English National Ballet's Nutcracker is an unforgettable Christmas treat.  BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THE VOLGA COSSACKS - CHRISTMAS CONCERT | Wednesday 20 dec |  CONCERT
The renowned men choir will create a unique Christmas atmosphere by singing Christmas carols from Russian and Ukrainian origin interspersed with religious songs from the Russian orthodox liturgy and folk songs from ancient Russia. BOOK YOUR TICKETS


PERCOSSA - BAM! | THURSDAY 11 JAN |  SHOW
Don't miss the chance to see PERCOSSA live, it's an opportunity not to be missed! Nothing beats a night out at the theatre! BOOK YOUR TICKETS



THE DUTCH EAGLES | SATURDAY 12  JAN | CONCERT
Hollands most succesful Eagles tribute band! Take a seat, and come fly like an Eagle... BOOK YOUR TICKETS


JEANS - A BRAND NEW DAY | TUESDAY 16 JAN |  SHOW
Popsongs, beautiful duets and swinging show music. If a theater formula is still so popular after a quarter of a century, it must be 'Magic'.  BOOK YOUR TICKETS


WHAT'S GOING ON? - TRIBUTE TO MARVIN GAYE |  SATURDAY 20  JAN |  SHOW
Must see show for every Motown - fan. As one of the pioneers of Motown, singer-songwriter and producer Marvin Gaye helped shape the sound of R&B music and is considered one of the greatest artists of all time. Owens is often referred to as the "second coming of Marvin Gaye" and has performed at the White House for First Lady Michelle Obama. He dazzles audiences with performances that are full of soul and love well beyond his peers of today and his refined style combining classic soul with a slight modern touch is why audiences everywhere are calling him the new voice of American soul. BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY |  TUESDAY 20 FEB |  CONCERT
Direct from its success in London's West End, a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50 Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed! BOOK YOUR TICKETS


DE WËRELDBÄND - SLÄPSTICK |  WEDNESDAY 21 FEB |  SHOW
Wëreldbänd brings a magnificent ode to the musical comedian - think of Spike Jones, the Marx Brothers or Mini & Maxi - and gives a twist to famous scenes with Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Laurel & Hardy. Five stars in the press, so come to the show! "You have no I idea of what you're about to experience: their latest a programme has an unprecedented standard (...) A phenomenal performance." (de Volkskrant *****) "An absolute asset to current theater, suitable for young and old." (Theaterkrant *****) BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THE CAVERN BEATLES |  FRIDAY 16 MARCH |  THALIA THEATRE | CONCERT
In February 1961 The Beatles made the first of their 292 appearances at the now legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool. 50 years on, The Cavern Beatles have a new cast bringing to the stage the music that has influenced three generations. The Cavern Beatles' attention to detail and accuracy produces a fully authentic representation of the hits and album tracks we know and love, played on genuine 1960s instruments just to add even more realism. PLEASE NOTE: STANDING ROOM ONLY BOOK YOUR TICKETS


PETER CORRY - THE CALL OF THE CELTS |  SATURDAY 24 MARCH |  CONCERT
Peter Corry is a Northern Irish singer, director, producer and actor.As a performer Corry has been cast in productions of Cosi fan tutte, as Guglielmo, The Marriage of Figaro as Figaro, Sweeney in "Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barbour of Fleet Street" Andrew in "On Eagles Wing", Jamie in "The Last 5 Years", Anatoly in "Chess", in The Beggars Opera he played Captain Macheath and Ignati in "The Crocodile". He performed as Dean Martin in The Rat Pack, starred in Night of 1,000 Stars at the Royal Albert Hall and performed in The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. He sang "Bring Him Home" and "The Long and Winding Road" at George Best's funeral. In 2006, he featured in Washington on St Patrick's Day and performed at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Corry tours The Netherlands regularly. His shows there have included "The Magical Rhythms of Ireland", "Celtic Rhythms" "Irish Christmas" and "Peter Corry in Concert". BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THE NYLONS - FAREWELL TOUR | TUESDAY 3 APR |  CONCERT
After more than 35 years circling the globe, the curtain is coming down on the touring chapter of The Nylons' illustrious and legendary career. The iconic Canadian a cappella legends will embark on a year-long series of farewell shows in 2016 to say goodbye to the dedicated fans who have supported and embraced them over the years. With seven gold and platinum recordings, this four-member vocal group is one of Canada's top international success stories. The group has performed over 1000 concerts in dozens of tours worldwide including Japan, Korea, China, Australia, Europe, Brazil, the US, and Canada. BOOK YOUR TICKETS


THE AFRICAN MAMAS | WEDNESDAY 4 APR |  SHOW
During their European tour The African Mamas take audiences o a vocal and visual journey through the Africa of today - a country of challenges and possibilities; a country of energy and creativity that can conquer anything; a country where strong women take responsibility for living, education, solidarity and social cohesion. With their songs of hope, strength and inspiration, the ten powerful women that make up The African Mamas perform a number of traditional and popular songs and dances from South Africa. Dressed in African haute couture, the group places a special emphasis on the life and works of their muse, the real 'African Mama', Miriam Makeba. BOOK YOUR TICKETS


HOLLAND DANCE - TALENT ON THE MOVE ! | WEDNESDAY 18 APR |  DANCE
A carefully selected international group of young dancers of Codarts Rotterdam takes you on an exciting journey filled with dance. This performance does not only show the versatile talents of the dancers, it is also a collection of different styles of choreography. You will see pieces that have been especially created for the performing dancers and their world famous repertoires of top choreographers. BOOK YOUR TICKETS