Actor Willem Nijholt will be on February 21, 2019 one-time seat on the stage of the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam. The 84-year-old theatericoon is there to see with his contribution to the mozaïekvoorstelling The India Monologues.
The piece consists of personal stories of actors and writers about the Dutch east Indies.
Nijholt had previously appeared in the piece during the premiere at the Koninklijke Schouwburg in The Hague, at the beginning of October. It was more than ten years ago that the actor, who this year was told not to want more performance, live on stage.
In the show, giving multiple people a link with the Dutch east Indies have their personal views on the history of the former Dutch colony. Each evening appears a different combination of participants in the project on the shelves.
It comes to actors, musicians, writers, and journalists. Except Nijholt also do, among others, Yvonne Keuls, Adriaan van Dis, Bodil de la Parra, Ernst Jansz, Marion Flower, Mei Li Vos, Sarah Sleep, Thom Hoffman, Wieteke van Dort and Eric Schneider bring to the group.
Indonesia seventy years ago, independent
The India Monologues is an initiative of Theaterbureau The Men, the production company of Olivier Schneider, one of the sons of Eric Schneider. The show plays this season because of the than seventy years ago, is that Indonesia became independent. Living In the Netherlands, still two million people with an Indian background.
The show is up until may 2019 to see throughout the Netherlands.