Theatre The Pauperparadijs next year in Carré

Theatre The Pauperparadijs next year in Carré

The theatre spectacle The Pauperparadijs of Tom de Ket is next year run again.

From 4 to 29 July 2018 is the story of the Amsterdam paupers, who at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the armengestichten in the province of Drenthe were sent, to show in theatre Carré in Amsterdam.

The show follows the story of Teunis, a young Amsterdam be. In Veenhuizen is he in love with bewakersdochter Cato. Their forbidden love meet much opposition, eventually they will try to Veenhuizen to flee.

The show is based on the bestseller by Suzanna Jansen (more than 300,000 copies sold) and went in June 2016 premiere in Veenhuizen in the courtyard of the National prison museum. After four sold-out performances last year, followed this summer 52 performances in Veenhuizen.

The Ket: “I think it’s important that this story, that all of us are concerned, that is a black page in our common history is still re-told. After this summer, nearly 100,000 people the show in Drenthe can see. With the show in Amsterdam, we can display a different audience.” The show is adapted for the theatre. The cast is at a later time published.

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