A Touch of the Dutch: Plays by Dutch Women Writers

A Touch of the Dutch: Plays by Dutch Women Writers

ISBN 9780951587775
PB | 230 pages

A Touch of the Dutch: Plays by Dutch Women Writers

Edited by Cheryl Robson

Introduced by Mike Kolk


About the book

Featuring Four New Plays By Dutch Women Writers, this book showcases a collection of the best plays by women writing in the Netherlands.


A Thread in the Dark by Hella Haasse Winner of the Visser Neerlandia prize, this is a profound retelling of the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, from the viewpoint of Ariadne. Eat by Matin Van Veldhuizen A darkly comic exploration of the lives of three sisters who come together to eat, drink, and celebrate the anniversary of their mother's death. Dossier: Ronald Akkerman by Suzanne Van Lohuizen A two-hander, detailing moments between a patient suffering from AIDS and his nurse. "...the moving story of a relationship between a young man in the final stages of AIDS and his nurse, Dossier: Ronald Akkerman is a Dutch play which tackles the epidemic full-on.'' - Gay Times.  Write Me in the Sand by Inez Van Dullemen A poetic portrayal of a family where layer upon layer is removed to reveal the painful secrets within. The Caracal by Judith Herzberg A comic one-woman show about a teacher whose complicated love life is revealed through fragmentary telephone conversations.

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