A co-production by ATC, Orange Tree Theatre & Theatre Royal Plymouth
27 FEB – 14 MAR 2020
Theatre Royal Plymouth
26 – 28 MAR 2020
2 – 4 APR 2020
The Tron, Glasgow
15 – 18 APR 2020
23 – 24 APR 2020
North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford
27 – 29 APR 2020
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
5 – 9 MAY 2020
12 – 16 MAY 2020
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 – 23 MAY 2020
Northern Stage, Newcastle
The vibrancy and cheek of the production – the theatricality - is the kind that British theatre sees all too rarely.
Enormously rewarding. Yasur’s play is orchestrated with musical playfulness by Matthew Xia in his debut production as Artistic Director of ATC.
Brilliantly directed by Matthew Xia … full of verve and imagination, it sends the audience into the night with the haunting question: what history hides in the walls of the building you live in?
Photos by Steve Tanner
AMSTERDAM directed by Matthew Xia, and produced by ATC with Orange Tree Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth was due to tour the UK between February and May. Following the closure of theatres, we took the show online, with a ‘virtual tour’ that was seen more than 25,000 times.
An ATC, Orange Tree Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth co-production
A violinist. Living in her trendy canal-side Amsterdam apartment. Nine months pregnant.
One day a mysterious unpaid gas bill from 1944 arrives.
It awakens unsettling feelings of collective identity, foreignness and alienation. Stories of a devastating past are compellingly reconstructed to try and make sense of the present.
AMSTERDAM is the UK premiere of a strikingly original and audacious play.
This three-way co-production, between Actors Touring Company, Orange Tree Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth is directed by Matthew Xia as his debut tour as artistic director of ATC.
Original Orange Tree Theatre cast member Michal Horowicz (Mimi and The Mountain Dragon – Skewbald Theatre, Neverland – Theatre Deli) is joined by emerging star Anyebe Godwin, who recently made a visceral impression in the acclaimed Orange Tree production Little Baby Jesus.
Demonstrating ATC’s commitment to supporting the early career development of new acting talent, the ensemble also includes Uri Levy, a recent graduate of Guildhall, who has also been developing his own work, including GASLIGHTING: a bath piece at the Yard and Anya Murphy who, coming direct from her final year at Guildhall, makes her professional debut.