Theatres in Amsterdam

musicals, plays, opera, cabaret, ballet, dance

Amsterdam is the city when it comes to cinema and theatre. Whether you want to see a cabaret show, Shakespeare play, American action movie or cult film, it's all within your easy reach every day, 24 hours a day.

popular small and large theatres in Amsterdam


City theatre on the Leidseplein, rebranded as Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (ITA), mainly used for drama and stage productions

Centrum / Leidseplein


Innovative theater spread over 4 spaces in the centre of Amsterdam, staging great plays by established Dutch & international theatre makers and - at the same time - it is home to young and upcoming artists

Centrum / Old Centre

De Meervaart 

Hyper-modern, metal-fronted performing arts theatre & event space in the Amsterdam Nieuw-West neighbourhood

Nieuw-West / Osdorp


Performing arts theatre in a modest art deco style building from 1938 with a nice café and 3 spaces for theatre, dance & comedy. Offering also short lunchtime performances.

Centrum / Leidseplein

Boom Chicago 

Laugh at the jokes of the many stand-up comedians while you enjoy your drink. Renowned English-language comedy club and improvisations shows.

Centrum / Jordaan

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