Theatres in Doetinchem and Naaldwijk ‘best’ of 2016

Theatres in Doetinchem and Naaldwijk ‘best’ of 2016

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Schouwburg Amphion in Doetinchem and WestlandTheater The Needle in Naaldwijk Monday by the Association of Free theatrical producers ‘ (VVTP) – voted Theatre of the Year 2016.

Schouwburg Amphion is the best large theatre (450+ seats), WestlandTheater The Needle won in the category of small theatres (up to 450 seats). Both rooms may be a year-long Theatre of the Year.

It is the second time that the Doetinchemse theatre, the title in the awards, Schouwburg Amphion won the coveted Chair also already in 2012. According to the jury, won the theatre “with her originality and great hospitality for audience and players”.


For the first time in seven years, a separate price for smaller theatres were awarded. “Theatre of The Needle in Naaldwijk deserves absolutely the honor of the first winner,” ruled the producers, that the skill of the programming and technology praised. “It’s really to pull together a full room.”

The organisation VVTP consists of the seventeen largest theatre -, and music producers that, together, approximately 60 percent of the professional podiumaanbod in the Netherlands take care of. Last year if Rijswijkse Schouwburg is a Theatre of the Year.

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