The reading of The Tempest will take place in the Amsterdamse Bos (weather permitting). Bring picnic food, something to drink and a blanket or chair to sit on.
At a police station in Milan, Inspector Bertozzo is interrogating a certified madman about a series of frauds.
Join us for a great night of theatre & song selections from InPlayers productions, past, present and future. *** All proceeds go to our next major production; 'Allegro' ***
We’ll do a cold reading of Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare on Friday 25th May at 20:00 on Ijburg
Through a series of exercises focused on both personal awareness and teamwork, you will learn a style of improvisation that feels more like life...
This workshop is an introduction and gives the participants an opportunity to explore how to create and develop a character by starting from the outside.
Circus Girl takes you on a journey through America during the 1890s—from Kansas City to Chicago to Denver. It is the story a young performer who has lived in the circus her entire life. She knows very little about the outside world, and suddenly has to fend for herself in rapidly changing and precarious surroundings.
Nymph Errant is the light-hearted story of Evangeline Edwards, who graduates from a finishing school in 1933. She and her classmates are encouraged by their teacher, Miss Pratt, to "experiment", in the broadest sense possible. What follows is a romp through Europe with plenty of opportunities for snappy Cole Porter musical numbers, interesting dialogue, lots of accents, wonderful costumes, a few dance steps, exotic locations and a good time for all.
The Truth Hurts and So Does Love is David Nicholson’s 21st century prose translation of Molière’s Le Misanthrope - the French master’s most modern play. A play of character rather than plot, it focuses on Alceste, a man principled to the point of psychological distress, and Célimène, the independent woman he loves - and the men and women who surround them: his realistic friend Philinte, bad poet Oronte, wealthy wastrels Clitandre and Acaste, prude Arsinoé, and Célimène’s sensible cousin Éliante.
In this 2-hour workshop we'll cover various vocal & breathing techniques and exercises aimed at helping the participants properly use their voice and diction when performing on stage, or in any other type of situation involving an audience. Participants are asked to prepare and know by heart a short monologue or poem of their choice they will be using during the workshop.
We will look at similarities of play and screenplay structures -- what each scene must do, directing the focus, conflict, etc. -- and the differences. The rules of screenplay writing will be discussed, such as the four-line rule, page count, white space and more. We will also compare plays and film adaptations
Travesties is a play by Tom Stoppard. The play centers on the figure of Henry Carr, an elderly man who reminisces about Zürich in 1917 during the First World War, and his interactions with James Joyce when he was writing Ulysses, Tristan Tzara during the rise of Dada, and Lenin leading up to the Russian Revolution, all of whom were living in Zürich at that time.
What happens when you're not "straight" and your family's a little bit narrow? Join the InPlayers for one modern family's account of how a gay man can still walk the "Straight & Narrow". Written by Jimmie Chinn and directed by Matt Percy, "Straight & Narrow examins what can happen when misconception mixes with miscommunication - resulting in a hilarious and heart-warming evening of theatre.