New European plays for and about young people


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    Theatre Cafe Berlin


    Theatre Café Berlin takes place at GRIPS Theater at the end of 2014.

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    Theatre Cafe Frankfurt


    Theatre Café Frankfurt takes place at Autorenforum at the end of 2014.

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    Theatre Café Amsterdam


    Theatre Cafe Festival Amsterdam takes place from the 28th to 30th May 2015, at the Toneelmakerij / Jeugdtheater de Krakeling / Theater Bellevue

From the blog

  1. Peder Opstad photo cropped

    Q&A: Peder Opstad, Artistic Director of Grimsborken

    I always look for a good story, and I try to follow my gut feeling: Is this something that would be fun to do? Does it challenge me as an actor? If I were an audience, would I be willing to buy a ticket for this show?

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    Welcome from Oystein Brager

    What is it like to be Musa, living his whole life in Germany as a Libanese, suddenly facing deportation because his family is in fact Turkish? What is it like being a 9 year old girl in Lisbon whose father has no work and can't afford to pay their bills anymore?

  3. Anders Alnemark 2 photo Felix Alnemark

    Q&A: Anders Alnemark from Sweden's Teater Fredag

    To make theatre for a young audience in Sweden doesn't mean that you reach all classes of society anymore. This is an inequity which motivates me to continue my work.

Featured Texts


    Radha Is Looking Good

    Chandni Mistry & Tal Jakubowiczova
    United Kingdom

    Radha is 24 years old. She doesn’t speak. Only in her head – where the audience is. This play is a rare opportunity to hear her thoughts, dreams and feelings, her loves and hates, and her darkest fears. A frank and touching insight into a young autistic girl’s dreams.

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    White Embers

    Saviana Stanescu

    Shari is holding Vicky at gunpoint in her apartment. Meanwhile, Alex and Leslie are flying to Bechnya (a fictional, impoverished land) to adopt a child and bring her home. The stories interlink in a dark yet funny tale of poverty and lonely, unloved children.

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    Heading For High Ground

    Martin Baltscheit

    A family of wolves are struggling to survive in the cold woods. A pair of sheep who can’t conceive are suddenly confronted with a baby wolf, which the ewe is keen to adopt as their own.