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...
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Bimhuis

Piet Heinkade 3
1019 BR AMSTERDAM
The Bimhuis places Amsterdam clearly on the map as a leading European jazz city, regularly welcoming acclaimed domestic and intern...
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Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Piet Heinkade 1
1019 BR AMSTERDAM
The Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ opened its doors in the spring of 2005. The spectacular building justifiably calls itself 'Amsterdam's ...

Northsea Venue

Hemkade 48
1506 PS ZAANDAM
The historical, industrial atmosphere of the former factory hall, combined with the magnificent location on the North-Sea channel ...
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De Marktkantine

Jan van Galenstraat 6
1051 KM AMSTERDAM
Housing a theatre, a restaurant, a club and creative workspaces all under one roof, there’s always a lot going on at De Marktkanti...

Paradiso

Weteringschans 6-8
1017 SG AMSTERDAM
Housed in a former church, Amsterdam's Paradiso is a true temple of live music. Its atmosphere and acoustics are internationally r...