For the eighth year in a row, set Theater The Roxy (Rijschoolstraat 51 to 3800 Sint-Truiden) is a new theatre season. Meanwhile, more and more people from within and outside the province of Limburg their way to this cosy theatre.
Also this year to provide the owners Yves Caspar and Gunter Reniers for a varied selection. There are no less than five productions. List Hopefully this is the first, and that is a hilarious comedy by Yves Caspar about the municipal elections in Sint-Truiden. A private Truiense amazing cast will be in the local dialect acting. Allegedly based similarities with existing politicians and situations are not coincidence.
An eye-catcher, where already the national press wrote about is “The Quaghebeurs” In this comedy to play the Most well-known soapkoppel Ann Pira and Raf Janssen a leading role. They are better known as Nancy and Didi from ‘Home’.
In “The Reunion,” will play again in February, six topactrices of their own soil as a role. Yves Caspar wrote and directs this nostalgic comedy.
Gunther Reniers conducts with the “Guernica” a monologue of Jo van Damme. In this tragi-comic story travels a son with his 80-year-old father to Spain to be there to the most famous painting of Picasso to go and have a look.
Finally, we look forward to “Taxi Taxi” by Ray Cooney. This is a classic among the deurenkomedies! Cynthia Reekmans makes her surprising debut. She was known as Miss Belgian Beauty and later she became a presenter on o.a. TV Limburg.
Of course, there are still plenty of gastvoorstellingen in The Roxy to see. Marilou Mermans, known mainly for her role as mother Lisa in “Lili & Marleen” is a popular prostitute at the age in the pure Antwerp comes along with anecdotes about her life and profession in “Of whores and farmers.”
Janine Bishops & Linda Knight ‘Escapes & let loose” on 26, 27 and 28 October. Janine was a few years ago to guest at The Roxy, with her first show. In this new show she pulls all the stops with a lot of humor about everyday and less everyday situations on stage. They get the assistance of Linda De Ridder. Both ladies are really well-matched! They draw matter from the rich repertoire of the 87-year-old city of Bruges, comedienne Jacqueline Compernolle. Dirk Van Vooren and Dirk Lavrysen have the material professionally edited and adapted to a wide Flemish audience.
With “An inspector calls”, one could even Lodge 10 producing bows. In the theaterthriller of JB Priestley play a lot of top actors: Andrea Croonenberghs, Stef Poelmans, Guillaume Devos, Dirk Bosschaert, Nathalie Wijnants, Wim Van de Velde and Dorien Schrijnemakers.
“Girlfriends” belongs to the Paljas productions. Marleen Merckx and Annemarie Picard are giving the best of themselves. Both women are followed from their childhood, that play just after world war II up until the time that the retirement age is already long gone.
For the other Loge 10 theatre Productions of “Silence, we turn” is moved to CC De Bogaard, that for this occasion by The Roxy is hired. In that production, it is clear that the production manager is not to trust, … The audience is even part of the story. Here also, there is a large cast of top actors involved: Loes Van den Heuvel, Ben Rotthiers, Ann Pira, Moora Vander Veken, Hilde Van Wesepoel, Erik Goris, Hans Ligtvoet and Brecht Callewaert.
The Prethuis brings “Blind Married” to Sint-Truiden. In april, therefore, Greet Rouffaer, Peter Bulckaen, Jeroen Maes, Tine Awl and Guillaume Devos to The Roxy. The evening of the first meeting of this couple makes the audience live.
In the weekend of 27 and 28 april, we see “Old cows on the Costa del Sol”. This is a humorous, musical presentation with fiery flamenco, when we castanets and a few buzzing mosquitoes. Vera Puts, Karin Jacobs and Erik Goris are the actors of this performance.