7 till 8 August 2019

(.....) - Een voorstelling die schijt heeft aan zijn eigen vage titel.

Theater Artemis | NL

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“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” Yeah, yeah, great song. But despite all the hair on his chest, that singer never did get a straight answer to his question. What, you think life is normal for any of us? Come on! Keep your insecurities to yourself. By the way, the Queen song doesn’t have anything to do with the show. It’s just an example. Or are those not allowed anymore? What are you going to do, go to the box-office and complain about misleading promo texts? Suit yourself. It’s not as if nothing else is wrong in the world. The delightfully disruptive […..] A show that doesn’t give a shit about its own vague title sees three young people take to the stage, with as much confidence as can be expected of them. Clear proof of their existence, and their [in]ability to be cool. Director Jetse Batelaan is winning so many international awards that the Artemis trophy-cabinet has come unhinged.

This performance is suitable for anyone over 12 years old. 

Director: Jetse Batelaan
Performance: Carola Bärtschiger, Elias de Bruyne, Willemijn Zevenhuijzen
Music: Les Trucs [Toben Piel, Charlotte Simon]
Decor: Theun Mosk
Coproduction: Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Ruhrtriënnale 2018-2020

NRC: “Regisseur Jetse Batelaan zet ingenieuze regievondsten in om een wereld naast de werkelijkheid te onthullen. De voorstelling schakelt behendig heen en weer tussen geestig absurdisme en existentiële nachtmerrie.”

Location Theater aan de Parade/ Grote Zaal
Running time 75 min.
Theaterfestival Boulevard thanks:
  • Gemeente 's-Hertogenbosch
  • Den Bosch Partners
  • Provincie Noord-Brabant
  • Fonds Podiumkunsten
  • VSBfonds
  • Fonds21
  • Vriendenloterij Fonds
  • Creative Europe Programme (EU)
  • Gieskes-Strijbis Fonds
  • Dioraphte
  • VandenEnde Foundation
  • Fonds ZOZ
  • Jeugdfonds Sport & Cultuur
  • Jan van Hoof Galerie
  • Apap
  • Feminist Futures
  • Performing Gender