At the Heart of Society. The Nation by Het Nationale Theater
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At the Heart of Society. The Nation by Het Nationale Theater

(Jos Nijhof) The Low Countries - 2018, № 26, pp. 310-311

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Over the last two or three years theatre makers in the Low Countries have become increasingly involved in the cultural diversity debate. In their different ways, they take seriously their mission of manifesting ‘the abstract and brief chronicles of the time’, as Hamlet qualifies the travelling actors who come to shake up the Danish court. In 2017 Het Nationale Theater in The Hague came out with the urgently current production The Nation, a five-hour marathon conceived, written and directed by the multi-talented Eric de Vroedt (b. 1972). It is an event of the kind one only sees once every few years.

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