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Theatre agenda Amsterdam: 5 shows to see in the theatre in April

17 April 2024

Amsterdam has several magnificent theatres, from the DeLaMar Theatre to De Kleine Komedie, the Royal Theatre Carré, and the International Theatre Amsterdam. Every month, these theatres fill up with the most enjoyable performances, musicals, shows, and cabarets. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of 5 theatre performances in Amsterdam to see in April. Cause how delightful is an evening at the theatre? It’s truly a night out, especially if you pair it with a dinner or a drink at a charming bar. Read on to discover the shows we’ve highlighted in the Theatre Agenda for Amsterdam.

 | TIP: Also, check out our cinema agenda for Amsterdam, featuring the best tips each month >>

5 X Shows to See in April in the Theatre – YourLittleBlackBook’s Theatre Agenda for Amsterdam

ARJAN LUBACH COMEDY TOUR

Arjen Lubach returns with his second solo performance. He shares personal stories, funny anecdotes, and treats you to surprising music, all while shedding light on his own life and the world around us.

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LEVEN

Childhood friends Adam Kissequel and George Elias Tobal tell the story of friendship, humanity, and the essence of life in the theatre production: LIFE. It’s a poignant performance that portrays life in all its nuances, accompanied by music from Club Classique.

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14 THE MUSICAL

This show may not be in Amsterdam, but it’s definitely worth a visit! 14 The Musical is about the legendary footballer Johan Cruyff. The production takes you through the life of the footballer, touching on themes such as love, friendship, his career, and many others.

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De Hospita!

Simone Kleinsma celebrates her 65th birthday with the new musical De Hospita!, where she shines alongside Paul Groot. The story revolves around Madeleine Coutard and her former costume designer who take in three students to solve financial problems, leading to humorous situations and confrontations between different generations. Contemporary themes such as gender, climate, and oat milk are all addressed.

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THEATRE AGENDA FOR AMSTERDAM – THEATRE WITH THE KIDS

Krakeling met kleintjes

The love for theatre can’t be ignited too early. Discover the magic of theatre together with your kids during Krakeling with the Little Ones! Specifically designed for children aged 2 and up, De Krakeling offers a new theme every month filled with enjoyable theatre, dance, and music games.

More information about show dates & tickets >> 

DISCOVER THE BEST THEATRES AND MUSIC VENUES IN AMSTERDAM

Attending a concert at the Concertgebouw is always a great idea, but also keep an eye on other charming (smaller) theatres and music venues. Check out an overview of theatres in Amsterdam here >>

 | TIP: Did you know that Your Little Black Book also compiles a monthly overview of the best new exhibitions in Amsterdam museums and special exhibitions in museums throughout the Netherlands that you don’t want to miss?

more Amsterdam tips

Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
(DIGITAL) ART EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Fabrique des Lumières
NXT Museum
STRAAT street art museum
MOCO Museum for street and modern art
Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
FOOD EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
Pancake Cruise
Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
BEST BIKE TOURS IN AMSTERDAM:
Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
3 hour biketour: backstreets & hidden gems
FIRST TIME VISIT TO AMSTERDAM – MUST SEE & DO’S:
Private Canal Boat Tour
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
Canal Cruise in the evening
INSTAGRAM MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM:
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Youseum
The Upside Down
DAY TRIPS FROM AMSTERDAM:
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
AMSTERDAM WITH KIDS:
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Go an a bike tour with the kids
NEMO Science Museum
SPIRNG / SUMMER IN AMSTERDAM:
Paddle board tour on the canals
Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
FALL / WINTER IN AMSTERDAM:
Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour

| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>

Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
TOP LUXURY // €€€
Pillows Maurits at the Park: this newly opened hotel is all about luxury.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: recently renovated, this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
W Amsterdam: with lively restaurants and a posh rooftop bar with swimming pool.
VERY VERY NICE // €€
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals with great all day bar.
Hotel Jakarta: the most sustainable hotel ánd great value for money with a spa.
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Hotel Dwars: small scale and around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Hotel Mercier: pretty new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city by MGallery.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel with restaurant in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
Ruby Emma: eco design hotel with a great skybar near Amstel station.
AFFORDABLE (FOR AMSTERDAM PRICES) // €
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Social Hub budget proof in trendy East district close tho the subway.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with several locations in Amsterdam.

Let’s get social

I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb and @yourlbb.amsterdam you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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