What is Frascati?
Frascati is a theatre in the centre of Amsterdam. Frascati also regularly programmes in Flemish Arts Centre de Brakke Grond. Each year, Frascati presents more than 700 different Dutch and international productions. Frascati also produces fifteen theatre programmes, large and small, each year itself.
Cutting-edge theatre from the Netherlands and the rest of the world. Frascati regulars include high-profile groups such as Bambie, Mugmetdegoudentand and Dood Paard, alongside the likes of Toneelgroep Amsterdam, the ROtheater, Toneelgroep Oostpool and the Dutch National Theatre, all of whom present some of their productions in Frascati. New companies include Schweigman& and Omsk (Lotte van den Berg). In addition, Frascati devotes a great deal of attention to dance, performance and theatre on location. Frascati has itself produced work by the likes of Laura van Dolron, Marjolein van Heemstra, Sarah Vanhee, Lucas De Man, Andrea Bozic and Joachim Robbrecht.
What is Frascati Productions?
Each year, Frascati produces some ten productions by highly talented theatre-makers, ranging from small, experimental pieces to complete touring productions, under the name Frascati Productions. This enables Frascati to offer a platform to professional theatre-makers from all manner of disciplines, including the theatre on location, new media and modern dance, to name just a few. At present, Frascati is producing work by Marjolein van Heemstra, Sarah Vanhee, Lucas De Man, Andrea Bozic and Joachim Robbrecht, among others. You can see a list of all our makers here.
How to get to Frascati
Frascati is right in the centre of Amsterdam – is there anywhere to park?
Frascati (Nes 63) is located in the very heart of central Amsterdam, behind Dam square and the main street Rokin. The theatre has excellent access both by public transport and by car. Parking spaces close to Frascati can be hard to find, particularly in the evening.
Parking charges on the street in Central Amsterdam are € 3.20 per hour (Mon to Sun, 9 am – midnight). A day ticket (9 am – 7 pm) costs € 19.20, an evening ticket (7 pm – midnight) costs € 12.80. There are several car parks in the vicinity of the Nes.
How do I book tickets?
Buying tickets online saves you two euro’s per ticket.
Payment is by credit card or IDEAL bank transfer. If you buy your tickets online at least five working days before the date of the performance, they will be posted to you.
After this date, you can collect them from the box office.
If there are no tickets left online for a particular production, it is still well worth calling the booking line on +31 (0)20 – 626 68 66.
After 7.30 pm until the start of the performance, you can buy or collect tickets from the evening box offices in the theatres.
The box office of Frascati and Flemish Arts Centre de Brakke Grond is open Tuesdays to Saturdays, 5 pm – 7.30 pm. The box office is at Nes 63, 1012 KD, Amsterdam.
Where can I find the programme?
Can I eat there before seeing a show?
Yes! The Frascati Café is a (culinary) café/restaurant with a fresh, cosmopolitan feel located right in the heart of Amsterdam. Frascati Café operates on a simple philosophy: great food at a great price. The menu is made up of good, honest dishes prepared with a great deal of care. For example, coq au vin with a bonne femme dressing, or salmon with beurre blanc and celeriac puree. The menu changes every week. For students, we have a special daily Fras-hap for 9 Euros. The kitchen is open Tues to Sat from 5 pm.
Nes 63, 1012 KD, Amsterdam
Is Frascati on Facebook?
Yes. Click here to go to our page.