Publications on theatre

Reviews and essays

  • Accent and De Nieuwe Linie: weekly reviews (1968-1976).
  • Theatre magazine Toneel Theatraal: essays a.o. on Antonin Artaud (1968), and John Arden (1969).
  • Quarterly De Gids a.o.: Ruimte voor Verbeelding/Space for Imagination, 1992.

About own work:

  • Real Time Acting für ein Theater der Gegenwärtigkeit, Spiel Zeit Raum, Schibri Verlag, 2014*
  • Acting in Real Time, The University of Michigan Press, 2012* * translated from the Dutch: Toneelspelen in de Tegenwoordige Tijd – Veldboek voor het Vertellende toneel, IT&FB, Amsterdam, 2002
  • Aus Anlass der Massnahme on Brecht’s didactic plays in Massnehmen, Theater der Zeit, Berlin, 1999
  • Staying ahead of Brecht, Article in Brecht Yearbook 20, ed. by John Willett, The International Brecht Society, Wisconsin, 1998
  • The Measures Taken, Te Elfder Ure, Nijmegen, 1975.
  • Also published in R. Steinweg, Brechts Modell der Lehrstücke, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, 1977


  • 1992-1994: Editor in Chief of theater magazine Toneel Theatraal.
    Chairman of the Jury of the Theater Festival
    Jury reports published in weekly Vrij Nederland, as a special and program to the festival.
  • 1996: Pierre Bayle Award for theater critique: shared award for 10 years jury reports of the Theater Festival.

Latest news and upcoming events

New Books!

New Plays!

  • Transit, 2015, Lost & Found, 2013, A Very (c) Old Case I + II, 2011


  • Private workshops together with Nancy Gabor in New York, Los Angeles and Portland (Or), Spring 2015.
  • ATKA/Theaterschool Amsterdam, September 2015