e art of the moppentappen. It continues each time to survive. One of the biggest moppentappers from the Flemish history is undoubtedly Tony Bell. In 2006, he died at the age of 93. In sixty years he stood at the shelves as moppentapper, singer and actor. In many a filing cabinet is a LP of Tony Bell, and everyone knows a joke of him.
Sven De Ridder, Brik Van Dyck and The Joker-manager Fokke van der Meulen go on October 6, premiered at the Antwerp arenberg theatre with ‘Jokes at the counter’. With this performance, they bring a tribute to Tony Bell and the art of the moppentappen.
This trio with drummer Fokke as a moderator and Sven and Brick as the 2 protagonists/narrators, the sketches in part 1 the life and work of Tony Bell, peppered with juicy anecdotes, fun clips and good jokes. Also tell them about the mop in general. After the break, be there in full mopping tapped. As if Tony himself again. Tickets from arenberg theatre.be .
Text: Bart Liekens