5 August 2017

Lucas de Waard [‘s-Hertogenbosch, 1984] was probably conceived behind the local Remington typewriter factory: he’s always ready to write. He has typed up tantalising texts for the likes of Cojones [VARA], Het Zuidelijk Toneel and Bos Theaterproducties. In 2016 his musical Willem Ruis; de show van zijn leven won a Musical Award for Best Script. His debut novel De Kamers appeared in 2015. The sequel Kraaien tellen is set for release over the summer.
With his literary revue De Waard en zijn Gasten XL Lucas doused a crowded Boulevard Theater in improvisation and ink in 2016. The best Dutch writers and musicians read from their work, were interviewed and played music. Because it was so successful the show has been upgraded to XL-status. Remington may have gone bust, but literature is very much alive. Guests include Roos van Rijswijk [winner Anton Wachter-prize for 'Onheilig'] and Jan Beuving [winner Annie M.G. Schmidt-award and columnist for Studio Voetbal].

conceived by: Lucas de Waard
featuring: Lucas de Waard, Roos van Rijswijk, Jan Beuving

  • Entrance price € 15
  • Friend price € 13,50
  • Genre Theatre, Music
  • Running time 75 min.
  • Attainability At the festival square
  • Location Festivalplein/ BLVRD Theater
  • Facilities Toilet facilities available
    Catering available
  • Accessibility Hearing impairment, With sign language, Induction loops/infra red system available, Visual impairment, Wheelchair accessible
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