Coming to theaters next year: THE UNDERGROUND
After an amazing first run in Drachten and the Amsterdam Bostheater, THE UNDERGROUND is coming to national theaters!
For The Underground, director Guy Weizman turned Dostoevsky’s ‘Notes from The Underground’ into an overwhelming theatrical performance. Inspired by the book, Rik van den Bos wrote a phenomenal, topical text. About someone who cannot accept how the world works, and who cannot manage to play by the rules of the game. The result is that he retreats to the margins with all his spiritual wealth. A role masterfully performed by Sanne den Hartogh, and which earned him a Louis d’Or nomination in the 2022-2023 theater season.
“Guy Weizman outdoes himself in merging Den Hartogh’s seething monologue with the multifaceted music of Asko|Schönberg and Slagwerk Den Haag, the exuberant costumes of Maison the Faux and the ingenious set by Ascon de Nijs.” – De Theaterkrant, critic’s choice
The Underground is in-your-face tragi-amusement about the importance of being seen, and the tragedy of failure. Recognizable and alienating, comforting and brutal. The Underground is a collaboration between NITE, Club Guy & Roni, HIIIT (formerly Slagwerk Den Haag) and Asko|Schönberg. The composition was created with support from Fonds Podiumkunsten.
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