Actors Touring Company return to HOME following The Events (2014) and Winter Solstice (2018) with Matthew Xia’s first production as Artistic Director.
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.
Maya Arad Yasur is a prize-winning playwright, whose work has been produced worldwide.
“Enormously rewarding” – Lyn Gardner
“The vibrancy and cheek of the production – the theatricality – is the kind that British theatre sees all too rarely” -Theatre Va Va Voom!
There will be a chance to join members of the cast, director Matthew Xia and Manchester journalist Deborah Linton for a Q&A following the show on Wednesday 15 April.
You can also read Deborah Linton’s blog about the play AMSTERDAM here.