Pim & Theo
“’Pim & Theo’ is a thrilling theatre performance, an interactive exhibition, an art education programme and an online resource at the same time”
Two men: determined to stand up for their opposing political views.
Two men: shot on the streets of Holland.
Two men: fallen victim to extremism.
Pim Fortuyn was a far right-wing politician; Theo van Gogh was a left-wing filmmaker and anarchist. They meet each other after death, and because Pim has lost his memory due to a shot into his head, Theo has to help him remember. ‘Pim and Theo’ offers a humorous take on a very serious topic, involving the audience directly in the story. What can the life histories of these key Dutch political figures tell us about the world we live in?
Members of the multinational theatre company ‘New International Encounter’ (‘NIE’) are known for their creative performances based on real events. They are regular guests of spleen*graz.