Altruistic Theatre Company presents this work of historical fiction about the final days of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh's life before his assassination. More…
When his highly controversial documentary causes a tremendous uproar in Amsterdam and abroad, van Gogh spirals downward. 'Committed' explores the collision of an artist's radical temperament and unyielding vision with modern political realities, and the inevitable tragedy when uncompromising values clash.
“An astounding new play...Menna’s brilliant writing captures the multifaceted nature of Theo Van Gogh’s character...Menna’s dialogue is gorgeous...Menna masterfully crafted a world that is neither black or white, but grey...The direction was nothing short of phenomenal...A morally complex play that resonates not only with artists who struggle to uphold their visions, but also with anyone fighting for the values that they believe in.” Full Review
See it if you remember the story of what happened to Theo van Gogh. This is a powerful drama, well acted and is a tribute to free speech at a cost.
Don't see it if you don't care about Theo van Gogh. There is poetic license in the story but the gist is there.
See it if you have any interest in the events in the murder of Theo Van Gogh. enlightening depiction of an artist caught in life/death dilemma.
Don't see it if you need glitz. you want action rather than a discussion of action. you are offended by harsh language.
See it if you still have an interest in a story that has been told from many sides but are either new to it, or more imp, enjoy acting well done
Don't see it if playwright needs to tighten up but it is the first time it is being produced. If you can be flexible, go and enjoy, if not, then maybe wait
See it if You're curious about the life and death of filmmaker Theo van Gogh, or ponder issues of free speech, or simply love great acting and writing
Don't see it if You prefer singing and dancing.
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