The Over het IJ Festival is the summer theatre festival of Amsterdam. The festival which is held from 3 to 13 July 2014 takes over the NDSM shipyard for eleven days and spreads from there along the banks of the IJ. Young, talented theatre makers are programmed next to famous names on various exciting locations to present their stories to the public
The performances on the Over het IJ Festival this year have the city and urbanization as their central theme. The NDSM shipyard is the departure point for the performances and at the same the meeting point. The theatre makers enter this urban playground and will be playing their performances there based on this central theme.