The Heart of Rotterdam

actor: John Buijsman, music: Keimpe de Jong, Anne Bakker, Frans Cornelissen, Andreas Suntrop, Antonio Gutiérrez Rubio.

Texts by: Nelleke Noordervliet, Elfie Tromp, Ernest van der Kwast, Abdelkader Benali & Ramsey Nasr.

Production: De Rotterdam Connectie in coproductie with Rotterdam Festivals, Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Poetry International & Operadagen Rotterdam.

premiere: 13 May 2016

Directly after the Germans bombed his hometown of Rotterdam in 1940, writer Anton Koolhaas assembled a group of writers to put together a theatrical revue about the present, past and futire of a city in ruins. This is a modern day remake of that revue.

still The Heart of Rotterdam