Bredero - 400 years
23 August Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (Oosterdokskade 143)
On 23 August it is 400 years since the death of Gerbrand Adriaensz. Bredero, poet and playwright. A well-known inhabitant of Amsterdam who’s work deeply affected his audience. We will celebrate his life and work, as his motto is still true: enjoy life, but remember things can change!
The meaning of his work today will be discussed in spoken word, a celebratory speech, a conversation about Dutch theatre tradition and the presentation of ‘De hartenjager’, the latest book of René van Stipriaan. With contributions from Mark Rietman, Joke van Leeuwen, Jules Croiset, Marita Mathijsen, Hans Croiset, Herman Pleij, René van Stipriaan, Theatergroep De Kale and others. Curated by Ronald Klamer in cooperation with Stichting Bredero 2018. Read more