Amsterdam is packed with options for lovers of the stage and the performing arts.
There's more than just music, festivals and exhibitions entertaining English-language audiences in Amsterdam. The city has a renowned stage scene that encompasses opera, ballet, modern dance, theatre and comedy. For example, Amsterdam's opera and ballet talents are renowned around Europe, the city is a playground for experts in the field of modern dance, you can experience the very best of international and Dutch theatre with English surtitles, more and more West End and Broadway musicals are making it across in their original versions, while top stand-up comedians from the UK, US and beyond are taking to the stage in Amsterdam.
So find out what's happening on stage in Amsterdam by exploring the sections below. Or search I amsterdam's cultural agenda to find out what's on.
The Amsterdam Light Festival returns from 1 December 2016 until 22 January 2017.
The International Queer and Migrant Film Festival looks at sexual diversity in migrant populations.
Sherry Dyanne becomes Billie Holiday before your eyes, accompanied by The Netherland’s foremost jazz pianist.
Acclaimed theatre director Pierre Audi has teamed up with visual artist Anish Kapoor to bring Wagner's epic 'Parisfal' back to life.
'Spiritwalking' is an evening devoted to house choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot.