theatres

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 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.

Theatres

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

TOON Amsterdam

Jan Evertsenstraat 4
1056 EC AMSTERDAM
TOON is a shop at the Jan Evertsenstraat in Amsterdam, in which creative entrepreneurs can show and sell their work. The so-called...

Melkweg

Lijnbaansgracht 234A
1017 PH AMSTERDAM
Located in the bustling heart of Amsterdam, the Melkweg (Milky Way) is one of the city's leading entertainment venues with two hal...

Sugarfactory

Lijnbaansgracht 238
1017 PH AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory is a dynamic, open-minded and creative place where club, live music and theatre meet. The club regularly ...
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Odessa

Veemkade 259
1019 CZ AMSTERDAM
What was once a Russian merchant ship has been transformed into a floating space for cultural events. Odessa is a retreat for the ...

TonTon Club – Centre

Sint Annendwarsstraat 6
1012 HC AMSTERDAM
At the beating heart of Amsterdam’s old centre – right behind the Oude Kerk – you’ll find the TonTon Club: an arcade and bar, wher...

Bitterzoet

Spuistraat 2
1012 TS AMSTERDAM
Bitterzoet ('bittersweet') with its slick design functions as a bar as well as a club, music venue and theatre.
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De Hallen Amsterdam

Hannie Dankbaarpassage 33
1053 RT AMSTERDAM
Food, film, fashion, crafts, retail and architecture converge at this cultural centre in a converted industrial building in trendy...