Amsterdam theatres

Amsterdam Theatres, Opera House, Concert Halls

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A selection of must visit Amsterdam theatres

Below is a list of some theatres in Amsterdam offering performances and shows where language is not a problem. Bookings can be arranged by the AUB Ticket office at the corner of the Leidseplein/Marnixstraat from 10:00 – 19:30 (Sundays from 12:00) or call for information +31 (0)20 – 795 99 50.

Koninklijk Theater Carré

The Koninklijk Theater Carré royal theatre offers a diverse selection of programs including musicals, song, dance and theatre – 365 days a year.

  • Box Office: +31 (0) 20 – 524 94 52
  • Arrangements Tel: +31 (0)20 –  524 94 12

Het Muziektheater

Het Muziektheater is the theatre of residence for De Nederlandse Opera (The Netherlands Opera) and Het Nationale Ballet (the Dutch National Ballet).

  • Address: Amstel 3, Amsterdam
  • Box office: +31 (0)20 – 625 54 55
  • Information: +31 (0)20 – 551 81 00

ABC Treehouse

The ABC Treehouse, in the old warehouse of the American Book Center, provides space for meetings, events and exhibitions. It also offers frequent Open Mike Nights in English for poets, artists, songwriters, storytellers, singers, comedians, and writers. Performers must register in advance.

  • Address: Voetboogstraat 11
  • Office Tel: +31 (0)20 –  423 09 67
  • Reservations: +31 (0)6 1121 57 81

Boom Chicago

Performing eight hilarious shows a week year round, Boom Chicago is an electric mix of scripted scenes and improvisation combined with state-of-the-art lighting, music, video and new media. The comedy theater offers entertainment, surprise guests, audience participation, good meals and a popular bar.

  • Address: Rozentheater, Rozengracht 117
  • Tickets: +31 (0)20 – 423 01 01

Felix Meritis Society

On the beautiful Keizersgracht, one finds the Felix Mertitis Society, founded in 1777 by the citizens of Amsterdam for the advancement of the arts and sciences. It offers international and intercultural performances, concerts, lectures and forums in the fields of Art & Media, Culture & Politics, and Education & Science.

  • Address: Keizersgracht 324
    Tel: +31 (0)20 – 626 23 21

The Vondelpark Openluchttheater

The Vondelpark Openluchttheater, Amsterdam’s largest and most famous city park, opens for a summer of its free concerts and performances from the beginning of July until the middle of August. 1500 seats distributed over three stands, and lots of park grass to lounge on with a picknick basket and some friends. A delightfully friendly, cultural and multi-cultural atmosphere, the Vondelpark open air theatre offers the public classical, pop and folk performances, dance classes in, salsa and roller disco, open-air film, and lots of street performers. Classic music on Thursday evening, Dance on Friday evening, Saturday afternoons there are workshops and in the evening cabaret, every Sunday you can listen to all kinds of music mixed with a little bit cabaret.

  • Tel: +31 (0)20 – 523 77 90 (office)
  • Tel: +31 (0)20 – 673 14 99 (on performance days)

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