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Cultures come together to create “The Lost Boy” – Part 2: Haoyu and Piyush

Cultures come together to create “The Lost Boy” – Part 2: Haoyu and Piyush It’s March and everyone at WOW-EFFECT Theater is working hard on their part of this years production – The Lost Boy. In the last couple of months WOW-EFFECT Theater has welcomed many new members who have taken up a variety of tasks within the group, but things started out a little bit more wacky. We talked to some of our members, Céline, Haoyu, Jeroen, Anna and Piyush, about their involvement in the group, our new play and how they found their place within the project. […]

April 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Cultures come together to create “The Lost Boy” – Part 1: Jeroen, Anna and Céline

Cultures come together to create “The Lost Boy” – Part 1: Jeroen, Anna and Céline It’s March and everyone at WOW-EFFECT Theater is working hard on their part of this years production – The Lost Boy. In the last couple of months WOW-EFFECT Theater has welcomed many new members who have taken up a variety of tasks within the group, but things started out a little bit more wacky. We talked to some of our members, Céline, Haoyu, Jeroen, Anna and Piyush, about their involvement in the group, our new play and how they found their place within the project. […]

March 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Free eBook: Peter Pan by James M. Barrie

Download "Peter Pan" for free! Peter Pan (also known as the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up or Peter and Wendy) is the story of a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, the Indian princess Tiger Lily, and the pirate Captain Hook. Peter Pan is J. M. Barrie's most famous work, in the form of a 1904 play and a 1911 novel. The play and novel were inspired by Barrie's friendship with the Llewelyn Davies family. Barrie continued to revise the play for years after its debut until publication of the play script in 1928. In The Lost Boy we follow James as he develops the story throughout the play up until the plays performance [...]

March 17th, 2018|

Dutch Diaries: Roadtrip!

Dutch Diaries: Roadtrip! Met Anna & Daniel Welkom bij onze Dutch Diaries - korte vlogs van onze mooie Nederlanders waarin ze vertellen over hun avonturen op weg naar het podium en de uitvoering van "The Lost Boy"! Welcome to our Dutch Diaries - short vlogs by our lovely Dutchies in which they talk about their adventures to the stage and the performance of "The Lost Boy"! Music: "Look Busy" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licen…/…/3.0/

March 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

The Green Play – how to produce a theater play the sustainable way

The Green Play - how to produce a theater play the sustainable way In 2018, WOW-EFFECT Theater will produce a wonderful, heartwarming play - "The Lost Boy". This play will be special for several reasons, one of them being that it will be produced in the most sustainable way possible. It will be the Green Play 2018! But how will WE make this possible? And why now? The European Green Capital This year Nijmegen will join the ranks of cities such as Nantes, Essen, Copenhagen and Ljubljana, becoming the European Green Capital. The city was chosen for this award and title because of its achievements in environmental, social and economic sustainability. For the duration of the year, Nijmegen will celebrate its new title by working together with [...]

March 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |

WOW-EFFECT Holds an Open Rehearsal

WOW-EFFECT's First Open Rehearsal WOW-EFFECT is absolutely delighted to invite you to its first Open Rehearsal! April 1st 2018 will be WE's 4th birthday. We would like to celebrate the occasion with you! Come join us at our rehearsal on April 5th, to witness how we work on our project The Lost Boy. We start the rehearsal with a few warm-up exercises and practice scenes from the play, which we will perform in De Lindenberg upcoming June. You are welcome to join the warm-up exercises or enjoy everything comfortably from your seat! We will open our doors to you on Thursday April 5th. The rehearsal starts at 8pm sharp. We will pick you up from De Lindenberg reception 5min before that, to escort you to our [...]

February 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

WOW-EFFECT Theater becomes Lindenberg’s in-house theater group

WOW-EFFECT Theater becomes Lindenberg's in-house theater group De Lindenberg opens its doors for amateur theater makers who want to develop their production within the halls of de Lindenberg. Last summer de Lindenberg asked amateur theater makers via different channels to apply for the position of official in-house theater group of de Lindenberg for the season 2017-2018. After a selection period the chosen theater group was the multicultural amateur group WOW-EFFECT Theater. "One criteria for the selection was the match between the learning goals of the applicant and the available resources of de Lindenberg.", says Natasja van Geel, program maker of de Lindenberg. De Lindenberg will support the group if needed with workshops on creative writing, directing, acting and music, communication, and with advice for lights and sounds. WOW-EFFECT Theater is an amateur [...]

November 3rd, 2017|

WOW-EFFECT wordt huistheatergroep van de Lindenberg

WOW-EFFECT wordt huistheatergroep van de Lindenberg De Lindenberg zet haar deuren open voor amateurtheatermakers die hun productie willen vormgeven binnen de muren van de Lindenberg. In de zomer deed de Lindenberg een oproep op diverse media en vroeg amateurmakers om zich aan te melden om gedurende theaterseizoen 2017-2018 huisgroep te worden van de Lindenberg. Na een selectie is de keuze gevallen op de Nijmeegse multiculturele amateurtheatergroep WOW-EFFECT Theater. “Criterium voor de selectie was de match tussen de leervraag van de maker en dat wat de Lindenberg aan adviesmateriaal in huis heeft”, zegt Natasja van Geel, programmamaker van de Lindenberg. De Lindenberg ondersteunt de groep desgevraagd met workshops schrijven, regie, spel en muziek, communicatieadvies, en advies voor licht en geluid. WOW-EFFECT Theater is een Nijmeegse amateurtheatergroep bestaande uit leden van alle leeftijden en [...]

November 2nd, 2017|

This Year’s Production: THE LOST BOY

We are proud to announce that WE will be performing the Dutch premiere of Ronald Gabriel Paolillo's first play THE LOST BOY, a deconstruction of James M. Barrie's classic Peter Pan story. WE's members have researched, acted out and voted for this year's production. Several plays were in contention, but in the end THE LOST BOY emerged as the clear winner. Our actors will now dive into its colourful characters, as the casting process is underway. About THE LOST BOY The Lost Boy follows the story of J. M. Barrie, following true events, as he devises Neverland and its characters, and in this process confronts and comes to terms with his own haunted past. The action is set simultaneously in early 20th century Britain and Neverland, and it is sure to bring a [...]

October 19th, 2017|Tags: , , |