Home to the acclaimed theatre company De Toneelgroep Amsterdam – the largest of its kind in the Netherlands – the city theatre is a real cultural hangout for local residents.
A former courthouse hosts this eclectic spot – a well-known platform (founded in 1982) for debates, theatre shows, and films (many with a socio-political bent).
Ostade A’dam (previously known as the Ostadetheater) has its roots in the 1980s squatters’ movement, but these days it offers a slick programme of musical theatre, puppetry and youth performances.
Stop press: as of January 2017, this well-regarded performance space took the decision to reconsider its remit owing to budgetary constraints.
This world-class concert venue, home to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, is renowned for its top-flight acoustics and programming.
This innovative city-centre theatre presents over 700 different Dutch and international shows annually, as well as producing 15 or so of its own productions.
Launched with the proceeds of a €60 million gift from the VandenEnde Foundation, set up by international theatre producer Joop van den Ende to support cultural activities in the Netherlands, this g
De Krakeling – or The Pretzel to give it its comic English title, referencing the adjacent Cookies Bridge – is a long-running youth theatre in a Dutch Renaissance-style building near the Leidseplei
In a building dating back to around 1840, this three-hall theatre – split between the Main Hall, Small Bellevue, and Paloni Hall – hosts comedy, dance, mime and plays, as well as a children’s puppe