Comedians Hans Sibbel, Sanne Wallis de Vries and Merijn Scholten stairs Sunday, the 40th edition of the Leids Cabaret Festival, with a sermon on the pulpit of the Pieterskerk in Leiden. They will, for a brief ‘conference’ about the meaning of life. The sermon of Lebbis is thematically related to the theme of his new show The Upper bound, that relates to the question of why the modern man is not something more often just can be happy.
For the special meeting on Sunday morning are still a few tickets left. Organiser Bunker Theaterzaken picks up anyway in the coming weeks considerably to the fortieth anniversary of the successful event to celebrate. On Saturday 17 February is a special feestuitzending of NPO Radio 2 programme arose from the Leidse Schouwburg.
On 25 February, the first of four Reünistenavonden place in the Theatre of Leiden. In the months of February, march, april and may, there are four theateravonden that memorable finalists from the four decades cabaret festival once again brings together. The first finale that is ‘repeated’ is the final of 2013 with Jan Beuving, Kiki Schippers and The Partisans. Both Beuving as Skippers now have the Annie MG Schmidtprijs won for the best theaterlied.
The Leids Cabaret Festival has since 1978 a large number of cabarettalenten produced. Established names like Najib Amhali, Erik van Muiswinkel, Lebbis, Dolf Jansen, Sanne Wallis de Vries, Micha Wertheim and Tim French began their during the annual competition.
For the qualifying rounds on 12 and 13 February are still a few tickets available. The final nights are sold out.