The Netherlands had 644 performing arts venues in 2019, a distinction is made in the count between theaters and music venues. At the music venues, a distinction is made between small, medium and large venues. There are a total of 249 concert halls in the Netherlands, of which 172 are small halls (less than 400 visitors), 65 medium-sized halls (400-999 visitors) and twelve large halls (more than 1000 visitors). The number of concert halls is much higher. There are a total of 678 theater halls in the Netherlands, of which 292 are small halls (less than 200 visitors), 202 are medium-sized halls (200-499 visitors) and 184 are large theater halls that can accommodate more than 500 visitors. These data were consulted from the website EM-cultuur.nl.
The theater is an inspiring place. You will be entertained, you can relax, let yourself be carried away in a story, or you will be made to think. In short, a versatile place. The theater is a collective name for a show or performance in which the performance is performed in front of an audience. There are different forms of theatre: plays (drama, comedy or tragedy), musicals, cabaret performances, ballet or dance and song and music (opera or modern).
In addition to the most beautiful theater, the Royal Theater Carré also the largest theater in the Netherlands. The theater has a large hall that has 1756 seats.
The longest-running Dutch musical is Soldaat van Oranje, the musical was recently extended and can therefore be seen until March 2023. Soldaat van Oranje celebrated its twelve-year anniversary last weekend (November 2022), and the end does not seem to be in sight.