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Amsterdam is packed with options for stage lovers – even if you don't speak any Dutch. Amsterdam's opera and ballet talents are renowned around Europe, the city is a playground for experts in the field of contemporary dance, you can experience the very best of Dutch theatre with English surtitles and great touring international productions, and more and more West End and Broadway musicals are also making it across in their original versions.

Surtitled theatre

Do you love the theatre but don't speak Dutch? Fear not: Amsterdam has a whole range of great surtitled theatre on offer.


In Amsterdam you'll find that there is a great tradition of ballet, led by the Dutch National Ballet. This world renowned troupe can be seen performin...


Laugh it up with top comedy talents in Amsterdam. Be it the Amsterdam-based comics of Boom Chicago and Toomler or top touring acts from the UK and US,...

Opera performances

With large-scale staged productions and intimate vocal sessions, opera fans can certainly get their fill in Amsterdam.

Modern dance

The modern dance scene in Amsterdam (and the Netherlands) is particularly vibrant. As such, Amsterdam frequently plays host to both cutting-edge chore...


Considering its compact size, Amsterdam is absolutely packed with theatre venues – from plush and iconic theatres in the city centre to ultra-modern a...