Amsterdam

Cast: Flexible casting, minimum 3 performers

Staging: Flexible staging (minimal requirements)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848428898Publication Date:
12 Sep 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781788502597Publication Date:
10 Sep 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Haifa Theater, Israel, 2018; Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, 2019

Amsterdam

By Maya Arad Yasur Translated by Eran Edry

Paperback £9.99£7.99

EPUB £9.99£7.99

Professional Production On Stage at:
UK tour 2020
From Thu 27 Feb 2020 to Sat 23 May 2020

An Israeli 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.

First seen at the Haifa Theater, Israel, in 2018, Amsterdam is a strikingly original, audacious thriller by Maya Arad Yasur. It received its UK premiere, in this English translation by Eran Edry, at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, in 2019, directed by Matthew Xia, in a co-production between the Orange Tree, Actors Touring Company and Theatre Royal Plymouth.

Note to Performers: Amsterdam is written for a minimum of three performers. Lines of dialogue are unassigned in the script, so there is great flexibility over casting.

‘Everyone knows, all of them… that when all’s said and done, she is no more than a fig leaf hiding the thing everyone else would be much happier never having to look at.’

Press Quotes

'A fascinating, multilayered play'

The Stage

'An intense, meta-theatrical play about collective guilt and invisible otherhood'

WhatsOnStage

Cast: Flexible casting, minimum 3 performers

Staging:Flexible staging (minimal requirements)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848428898Publication Date:
12 Sep 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781788502597Publication Date:
10 Sep 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Professional Production On Stage at:
UK tour 2020 Thu 27 Feb 2020 - Sat 23 May 2020
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