NTGent is Ghent’s city theatre, and is based in its building on Sint-Baafsplein, between the cathedral, belfry and town hall in the centre of the city. NTGent sees itself as a European company that is firmly rooted in Ghent. This European dimension is reflected both in the partners we cooperate with, in the formation of our repertoire and our choice of directors and themes. It is a place of creation and reflection, passion and emotion. A haven of quality, ethics, sustainability and diversity. And above all it is a collection of people: the ensemble and the theatre-makers and the audience. All this is founded on a belief in the necessity of developing a cross-border theatre practice. To this end, NTGent performs its productions in every corner of its own linguistic region, but is also in demand and is an active partner on the international stage, from the Avignon Festival, the Ruhrtriennale, the Athens festival and the Wiener Festwochen to such cities as Sydney, New York, Moscow, Zagreb and Seoul.

Oogst van de wrok (The Grapes of Wrath)

production: 01|03|16 » 05|03|16

Director Luk Perceval has created his own radical interpretation of John Steinbeck's renowned novel, The Grapes of Wrath.

We Shall Overcome. Friede, Vrede, Paix, Peace, Pax.

production: 12|04|16 » 28|05|16

A compelling evening of musical theatre

4.48 Psychosis

production: 19|04|16 » 20|04|16

Jan Steen has directed two versions of what he calls ‘one of the most powerful plays of the last fifteen years’.


production: 15|03|16 » 23|04|16

Oscar van Rompay 'in the part that was made for him' (De Standaard) in a monologue written by Peter Verhelst

Learning how to walk

production: 17|05|16 » 01|06|16

The NTGent actor Benny Claessens argues for powerlessness and the joy of not knowing.

Gif (Poison)

production: 16|12|16 » 18|12|16

A poignant portrait of grief performed by Steven Van Watermeulen and Elsie de Brauw under Johan Simons' direction.

We Free Kings

production: 01|03|17 » 08|05|17

Musical theatre with a mission by natural born performers Wilfried de Jong and Wim Opbrouck.


production: 15|03|17 » 29|06|17

Johan Simons' theatre version of Michel Houellebecq's novel Platform, in an adaptation of Tom Blokdijk.

Platform / Onderworpen

production: 23|04|17 » 01|07|17

Tweeluik naar Houellebecqs Platform en Onderworpen van NTGent en Action Zoo Humain.


production: 24|04|17 » 30|06|17

 In de toekomstfictie van Onderworpen heeft de chaotische, neoliberale wereld van Platform plaatsgemaakt voor een nieuwe orde: de democratisch verkozen Moslimbroederschap.