2011 DUTCH TOUR

afrikaaps A4AFRIKAAPS GOES TO THE NETHERLANDS SEPT/OCTOBER 2011

AFRIKAAPS plays to full houses, standing ovations and wins the Wijkjury Prize for ‘Best Theater Production in Amsterdam’ season 2011

TOUR DATES:
22 & 23 September (try-outs) Lieve Vrouw, Amersfoort
29 & 30 September, Theater aan het Spui, Den Haag, (30 sept première)
4 October, Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam (Rabozaal)
5 October, De Gouvernestraat, Rotterdam
6 October, Stadsschouwburg Utrecht
7 October, Toneelschuur, Haarlem
13 October, Bijlmerparktheater, Amsterdam
15 October LUX, Nijmegen

 

Featuring ‘Die Argitekbekke’ – Jitsvinger, Blaq Pearl, Bliksemstraal, Moenier Adams, Jethro Louw, Emile Jansen, Kyle Shepherd and Shane Cooper. For the Dutch tour, architect of Nederhop DEF P (Osdorp Posse, Beatbusters) and firey young nederhopper Akwasi Ansah (ZwartLicht) also join ‘Die Arigitekbekke’ in revealing the unknown history of Afrikaans, and provide for a unique meeting of Kaaps hiphop and Nederhop. Prominent Dutch author and filmmaker Adriaan van Dis provides video commentary alongside Dr Neville Alexander, a proponent of a multilingual South Africa and a former revolutionary who spent ten years on Robben Island with Nelson Mandela.

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Photography By Bowie Verschuren

Concept & Direction: Catherine Henegan Dramaturg: Aryan Kaganof Documentary Video: Dylan Valley  Lighting Design : Jantje GeldofProduction: Katy Streek & Lana Paries Sound: Rob de Goedee Technique: Joost van Aarle  Publiciteit: Bureau tamtam, Lonneke van Eden Zakelijke leiding: Alles voor de kunsten, Wilma Kuite

Afrikaaps was presented by The Glasshouse NL / Catherine Henegan & the Baxter Theatre ZA

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