THE STATE OF MARY

BASED ON SCHILLER'S MARIA STUART

directed by Arne Sybren Postma
developed by Herman Duchenne

What did you think, the first time you saw me? Did you spy the devil’s daughter they’d warned you about?

Two iconic queens in a bloody power struggle have to deal with their faiths, the interests of their people, and of the men that surround them… Mary’s asylum puts Elizabeth in a state of defence. Family loyalty and duty to the kingdom, fear of death and child envy define the outcome of this intimate confrontation.

Who has the power and who runs the State?

I traded kingly tyranny for a vision of Justice. And what a fleeting, useless vision it had proved! Has Justice won me my people’s love and loyalty? Has Justice silenced their whisperings of my bastardy?

Come and see top-notch actresses Lara Stanisic and Sandy Topzand perform in this state-of-the-art production by Het Homerostheater, the prominent multilingual theatre company from The Hague.

Performances:

The Hague
Friday 23th of March, 8:30 pm
Saturday 24th of March, 8:30 pm
Sunday 25th of March, 2:30 pm
Theater de Kunsthut
(inside Mooof-building)
Binckhorstlaan 135
2516 BA DEN HAAG
reservations: www.hoenu.nl

Leiden
Saturday 28th of April, 8:30 pm
Imperium Theater
Oude Vest 33
2312 XR Leiden
reservations: www.hoenu.nl

Amsterdam
Friday 11th of May, 8:30 pm
Het Badhuistheater
Boerhaaveplein 28
1091 AT Amsterdam
reservations: www.badhuistheater.nl

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Het Homerostheater in English

Het Homerostheater is an experienced theatre group working with local Dutch and expat-actors alike. We perform classics and modern plays in English. We are based in The Hague but our participants come from all over the Randstad.

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Stichting Het Homerostheater heeft als doelstelling het verspreiden en toegankelijk maken van de wereldliteratuur door het opvoeren van bijzondere theaterstukken en teksten bij voorkeur in de originele taal.

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