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Alex Klaasen is playing the writer Gertrude Stein in new show

Alex Klaasen is playing the writer Gertrude Stein in new show

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Actor Alex Klaasen creeps soon in the skin of Gertrude Stein, the American writer and verzamelaarster of work of, among others, Picasso and Matisse when almost nobody is still there what in saw.

It is only one of his rolls of film in the Modern Art Revue, a lunchvoorstelling about modern art that he makes with initiator Steef de Jong and director Ina Veen of the music theatre Great and Compelling.

The creators hope that the audience what else for art to go looking. “We don’t pretend an answer to what art is. The tone is light-hearted. We don’t want to show you how you should look, but how you also could look,” said Klaasen. And who really is not the art you want, you must still a fun show, ” says the actor.

The Young, who, with his musical the almost bygone phenomenon operetta in a contemporary way, new life hopes to blow up, initially wanted to create a performance of the admired artist Jan Schoonhoven, but withdrew the subject eventually wider.

The Modern Art Revue is from 12 april to 13 may played in Bellevue in Amsterdam.

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