Date: 22 February, 15.00 hrs
Location: Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: 7 euros, book your tickets by email to Comité herdenking Februaristaking or by ringing +3120 5287129. This performance is in Dutch
One-off performance of STAAKT.., at the location where February strikers were kept imprisoned.
STAAKT… is a theatrical story about the Amsterdam Februarystrike against the Nazi occupation, which took place in 1941. The story was written by young theatermakers Barbaren&co. It is based on authentic reports and witness statements about the events prior to the strike and about the strike itself.
With text, images and music, STAAKT.. gives a contemporary view of the backgrounds to the Februarystrike.
STAAKT.. is being played since 2011 at schools and on special locations in Amsterdam. The performance will the introduced by journalist and historian Annette Lubbers, who researched and published about the relation of the Februarystrike to Lloyd Hotel.
This performance is commissioned by the Comité herdenking Februaristaking 1941 and supported by vfonds, Stichting Centrum voor Propaganda voor Eenheid in de Vakbeweging, Stichting Uitgeverij and boekhandel Pegasus en Stichting Democratie en Media.