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Drarrie in de nacht

Jr.cE.sA.r (Junior Mthombeni, Cesar Janssens & Fikry El Azzouzi) / KVS
Tue 12.03.2019 - Mon 01.04.2019
12.03.2019
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01.04.2019
  • 12.03.2019
    18:00 - 19:20
    KVS, Brussels
    KVS BOX
    Past event
  • 13.03.2019
    20:30 - 21:50
    KVS, Brussels
    KVS BOX
    Past event
  • 14.03.2019
    20:30 - 21:50
    KVS, Brussels
    KVS BOX
    Past event
  • 16.03.2019
    20:15
    Stadsschouwburg Kortrijk, Kortrijk
    Schouwburgzaal
    Past event
  • 26.03.2019
    20:00
    CC Sint-Niklaas, Sint-Niklaas
    Stadsschouwburg
    Past event
  • 28.03.2019
    20:00
    30CC, Leuven
    Schouwburg
    Past event
  • 01.04.2019
    20:15
    C-mine Cultuurcentrum, Genk
    Grote zaal
    Past event

Do not ask what a Drarrie is – ask who Drarrie are. Four guys flirt with the night, but it remains unperturbed. The night does not allow itself to be trifled with. It waits patiently and strikes, mercilessly, when the time is right.

Junior Mthombeni, writer Fikry El Azzouzi and musician Cesar Janssens of the theatre company Jr.cE.sA.r opened last theatre season in Brussels with the multilingual theatre concert Malcolm X. The performance was received with much enthusiasm by audience and press alike and described as 'historic'. This time, the trio have opted to stage El Azzouzi's successful novel, Drarrie in de nacht. The writer won the Ark Prize of the Free Word for the highly acclaimed novel which was published in German as Wir da draußen. From 2018 you’ll even be able to find the Spanish translation on the shelves of bookshops in Buenos Aires (wayoow!).

The formula for Drarrie in de nacht has been tested and approved. There will be hip hop; there will be slam poetry. The beats will be produced live, and the languages will flow abundantly. The protagonist, Ayoub – played by none other than the writer himself – and his friends roam through the city and lead you into the night, through loneliness and sadness, through anger and fear. Apart from each other, they have no one to trust or to rely on.

Fikry El Azzouzi wint Ultima voor Letteren

Hoera en bravo! Fikry El Azzouzi, KVS-gezicht en stichtend lid van het gezelschap Jr.cE.sA.r, won de Ultima voor Letteren 2020. De jury looft hem om zijn vertelkunst, die oude tradities met frisse en …

Credits

TEXT FIKRY EL AZZOUZI DIRECTION JUNIOR MTHOMBENI MUSIC CESAR JANSSENS BY & WITH FIKRY EL AZZOUZI, CESAR JANSSENS, SAID BOUMAZOUGHE, RASHIF EL KAOUI, TOM VAN LANDUYT, JUNIOR AKWETY SET DESIGN EUGENIO SZWARCER SET & INSTRUMENTS KVS ATELIER, CESAR JANSSENS, RALF NONN DRAMATURGY GERARDO SALINAS SOUND DESIGN STEVEN LORIE COSTUMES HEIDI EHRHART, CATHERINE VAN BREE, NANCY COLMAN VIDEO EUGENIO SZWARCER LIGHTING DESIGN DIMITRI STUYVEN STAGE MASTER JEAN SCHOLS PRODUCTION MANAGER NADIA EL MAHI ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER NIELS VAN UDEN ASSISTANT DIRECTOR & SURTITLING INGE FLORÉ TRANSLATORS TREVOR PERRI, ANNE VANDERSCHUEREN SPECIAL THANKS TO KRINGWINKEL HAGELAND PRODUCTION KVS COPRODUCTION BEHOUD DE BEGEERTE REALISED WITH THE SUPPORT OF DE TAXSHELTER OF THE BELGIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT