THE GOLDEN & SILVER Crickets in the Netherlands
Since the 70’s special Nominations and Awards are given for the best productions and best stage achievements for Performing Arts for Young Audiences.
Each year during the Theatre Festival in Amsterdam the Golden and Silver Crickets are the most important awards for TYA. The Silver Crickets are the nominees for that year’s Golden Cricket.
The winner of the Golden Cricket 2016-2017 Best Production was:
Liefde (8+) – Maas theater en dans
The Silver Crickets 2016-2017 for Best Production were for:
Pretpark by Toneelgroep Oostpool and Theater Sonnevanck
Sell Me Your Secret by Maas theater en dans
Moes by Casier & Dies
It’s my mouth I can say what I want to by Toneelgroep Oostpool/Theater Sonnevanck
Elements of Freestyle by ISH
The winner of the Golden Cricket 2016-2017 Best Stage Achievement was:
Musician, composer and danser Guy Corneille for his multi-performance in The Basement (12+) by De Dansers, Theater Strahl en Wies Merkx.
The Silver Crickets 2016-2017 for Best Stage Achievement were for:
Wikke van Houwelingen en Marloes van der Hoek voor Oorlog by Theater Artemis
The productions Liefde by Maas and Oorlog by Artemis were also nominated for the Mime Prize, another category in the Theatre Festival awards.
The winner of the Golden Cricket 2015-2016 Best Production was:
Bromance by Toneelgroep Oostpool & Theater Sonnevanck
The Silver Crickets 2015-2016 for Best Production were for:
In mijn hoofd ben ik een dun meisje by Ntjong
Bezoek voor Beer by Het Laagland
Falling Dreams by Het Filiaal theatermakers
Het Hamiltoncomplex by HETPALEIS
Toen wij van Rotterdam vertrokken by Maas theater en dans
The winner of the Golden Cricket 2015-2016 Best Stage Achievement was:
Sanne Danz for her set design for Alice in Wonderland by Maas theater en dans.
The ZAPP Awards is given by a jury of children, who choose the best production every theatre season.
The ZAPP award 2016-2017 was for:
Joris en de Drakentemmers van Het Laagland
The ZAPP award 2015-2016 was for De Gelaarsde Poes by Het Ro Theater