'Verzet Amsterdam' [Resistance Amsterdam] dramatizes the true story of the valiant Dutch artists in World War II occupied Amsterdam who banded together to resist fascism and protect Jews from death. More…
They came from differing artistic careers, races, religions, and sexual identities. When their first efforts faced exposure, they decided on a more drastic and decisive action. Cellist Frieda Belinfante, poet Willi Arondeus, composer Jan Van Gilse, sculptor Gerrit Van Der Veen, museum curator Willem Sandberg and Surinamese Dutch activist Anton de Kom risked their lives to save their Jewish neighbors.
See it if You want to see a play about an interesting story about resistance fighters in Amsterdam who help Jews in WWII. Inspired by a true story
Don't see it if Want a polished, highly professional level production. performances range from decent to overacting to amateurish. Directing isn’t strong.
See it if You are interested in the holocaust and Jewish history
Don't see it if You are not interested in the holocaust You like in depth character studies that focus on people's motivations
See it if You enjoy historical drama that relates to today, with themes that parallel current events.
Don't see it if You don't care for period pieces, or don't see why someone would write a play about WW II.