2016-2017

The 2016-2017 Season

BSS: The Winter’s Tale (24-28 Jan 2017)

The Brussels Shakespeare Society presents:
‘The Winter’s Tale’ by William Shakespeare

‘Thou met’st with things dying; I with things newborn’

Directed by Esther Pozo Vera
January 24-28 2017, Matinee 14.30, 28th.
Rue Mercelis 13 – Bxl 1050

One of Shakespeare’s ‘Late Romances’, The Winter’s Tale explores in the most moving way the great themes of loss and redemption, the destructive – and redemptive – power of love…

Tickets here…

BATS: Jack and the Beanstalk (28-30 Jan 2017)

Can Jack, his Mum, Simon, Daisy the Cow and Flunkit save poor Demelza from a fate worse than death? Will the sneaking, snivelling Slime succeed in bringing the Giant’s foul plan to a successful conclusion, or will Edena the Eco Fairy come to the rescue? .

BATS is delighted to present a classic reworking of the beloved fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk, by Ben Crocker, directed by Barry O’Halpin.

Arenberg Schouwburg, Sat 28 January 2017 at 20:15, Sun 29 January 2017 at 15:00, Mon 30 January 2017 at 20:15. Bookings online

ECC: A Wilde Evening (16-20 May 2017)

The ECC will be staging two one-acts plays from 16-20 May at the Warehouse Studio Theatre, Rue Waelhem, 1030 Brussels. Tickets are available from http://thelittleboxoffice.com/ecc.

A Woman of No Importance (Oscar Wilde) – Directed by Conrad Toft

The ECC will be staging an abridged version of Oscar Wilde’s satire A Woman of No Importance here in Brussels from 16-20 May and at FEATS Frankfurt for one performance between 2 and 5 June. With his usual wit, Wilde takes us on an epic romp of Victorian high society exposing scandals and delivering his fine repartee at every opportunity.

The Impotence of Being Frank (Joe Wilde) – Directed by Hugh Dow

The Impotence of Being Frank is a short farce intended as a tribute to Oscar Wilde and Joe Orton, in which a tenacious detective manically – and ultimately successfully – tracks down the perpetrator of a crime that wasn’t committed. It is the first play by a highly renowned Brussels based biographer and academic, writing under the pseudonym of Joe Wilde. The play, originally written for the radio has never been performed before.

Slovak Theatre in London: Academy for Women (10 June 2017)

Joe and Lisa found a legal charitable Academy for Women to shelter young street prostitutes and strippers in Elko County, State Nevada. The Academy is the first place in the world where women get access to both, sex work and studies. What results can this peculiar programme produce? We invite you to take a turn in the street of shame, to look straight in glass windows, far behind smiles, underwear and naked skin of prostitutes.

The Slovak Theatre in London, who brought a very successful show to Brussels earlier this year are returning with another show, Academy for Women, in English at 20:00 on 10 June 2017 (and in Slovak at 20:00 on 9 June and 22:00 on 10 June).

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ITG: Bloomsnight (17 June 2017)

In association with the Embassy of Ireland and TradFest 2017, the Irish Theatre Group asbl will host our annual, end-of-season Bloomsnight gathering at

De Lijsterbes Cultural Centre

Lijsterbessenbomenlaan 6

1950 Kraainem

Saturday 17 June

It is a fun evening of food, drink and entertainment, including drama, poetry and song. Tickets are €20 (including light buffet supper).

Doors open at 7:30pm, when food will be served, and entertainment beginning shortly after 8pm.

Don’t delay. Get your tickets today