10 till 14 August 2022

Nothing Ontploffing

Elmer |

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In the performance Nothing Ontploffing, rapper Elmer [Merel Pauw] treats us to rock-hard hiphop tracks about delicate issues, such as obsessive infatuation and self-loathing.


Location Zuiderpark/Tent Groen
Running time 30 min.
Genre Musical theater

Elmer takes you into a world where celebration and a broken spirit go hand in hand. But also: a place where the grey area does more justice to the searching and stumbling human being than the oh so tough black and white thinking. Intriguing? Yes, and worth a little background check. Because rapper, producer and actor Elmer also identifies himself as Merel Pauw [1995]. That name does ring a bell: Merel Pauw is associated with DIEHELEDING, the best hip hop theatre collective in the Netherlands and has performed with Het Nationale Toneel and Toneelgroep Oostpool among others. Merel is also a maker with DOX, the Utrecht platform for young stage talent. 

Elmer | Merel Pauw will be a guest at Talk of the day on 11 August at 4 pm.


Performance Elmer [Merel Pauw]
Music Elmer & Steven Ivo
Director Anna Verkouteren Janssen

Theaterfestival Boulevard thanks:
  • Gemeente 's-Hertogenbosch
  • Provincie Noord-Brabant
  • Fonds Podiumkunsten
  • Brabant C
  • VSBfonds
  • Fonds21
  • BankGiro Loterij
  • Cultuurfonds
  • Creative Europe Programme (EU)
  • De Versterking
  • Verkadefabriek
  • Theater aan de Parade
  • Apap
  • Performing Gender
  • Feminist Futures