Lyn Gardner about Phobiarama

Lyn Gardner – Theatre Critic for The Guardian – visited Phobiarama during the Holland Festival and reflected on the performance in an article, part of Culture after Brexit – a conversation, curated by the British Council, about the future of the cultural relationship between the UK and the European Union after Britain exits the EU. “But gradually Phobiarama deepens and offers an increasingly piercing comment on the way we play into the hands of those intent on exploiting our fear, as the ride suddenly hurtles backwards and perceptions and certainties are undercut. Verhoeven has always used public spaces to explore the psychic geography of contemporary life.”

Read the article…

Extra shows Phobiarama, daily at 14h00

We will perform an extra show of Phobiarama at Holland Festival, daily from 12 – 20 June at 14h00. Tickets are only sold on location (Mercatorplein), starting at 13h45.

Dutch première Guilty Landscapes, episode 2 at Oerol

Five years after Fare Thee Well! we are finally back on the island. Guilty Landscapes, episode 2 could be seen last summer at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele in Berlin, and it is now coming to the Netherlands for the first time After Oerol, other episodes of the piece will be shown in Cologne and Singapore.

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“Vom Liebesbrief zum Avatar, vom Telefon zu Tinder”. The German/French tv network ARTE presents a webseries on virtual love. Its creators spoke with Verhoeven about the implications of Cyberlove for our personal lives, following his work Wanna Play? (Love in the time of Grindr).

see the series here (in German and French)