Music TitanicIt’s back in the Netherlands, twenty years after she left. (Premiere Sunday in Almere). With big names like René van Kooten, but also an old acquaintance: Jordy van Loon, you know, from that song Love is magic.. Do you think he wants to continue talking about this? Because he is proud of it.
Theatergoers will not be shocked by the general story of Titanic from producer De Graaf & Cornelissen. An enormous ship leaves New York for New York on March 10, 1912. It collides with an iceberg five-day later. The disaster kills 1522 people. That’s the musical. TitanicIn a sentence
Many of those 1522 will recall Jack and Rose as the characters of Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Kate Winslet. In 1997, the film was also released on Broadway in New York. Jack and Rose were not passengers on Titanic, but their characters became famous through the song. My Heart Will Keep GoingCeline Dion
In TitanicWe witness the ups, downs and struggles of many passengers (poor slobs as well as first class passengers who live in luxury), crew members, and others involved. Like the ship owner Ismay and the desperate Captain Smith, or Andrews, who realizes that he made a major mistake. All characters were real. The latter is René van Kooten, who twenty years ago already played a role in TitanicThen, at the very last minute, he switched to AïdaHe could be an understudy for the lead role. MetroTalked with him about TitanicHere’s how he saw a one-year delay from the coronavirus.
And, as mentioned, we see Jordy van Loon, as Frederick Fleet. Born Voorburger now has 28 years of age. This month, he recorded his single. Love is magic.On TV at Paul de Leeuw. The Netherlands had the song in their collective minds within thirty seconds. Although it was thought to be annoying, not everyone found it irritating. Love is magic.Number 1 in the Single Top 100. How many views are there on YouTube now? 5.7 million… Here you see and hear him again, at the time at Sterren.nl (if he is in your head all day after that, Metro didn’t do it).
Is Jordy van Loon a one-hit wonder? He was a hit man in terms of hits but he wasn’t content to sit still. Not in the recent years. His own theatre show Ten Years Later – Other RoadsHe traveled throughout the country. He also appeared in his first musical in January 2020. Raising the Cloth. It wasn’t something he played very often. The tour was cut short by an unknown virus halfway through. Now Jordy van Loon is back, however. It is 175 shows in the musical Titanic.
Are you able to do other things in your quiet time?
“I tried to work on test streets, but it was always full. Aside from making music, I temporarily worked on a modified version Raising the Cloth While I have worked in hospitality, that was not always possible. The focus shifted to more music. It was an incredible year, and it became more music every day. But I don’t want to complain further.”
Also, you had a good chance with Titanic. Is your heart now in the theater?”
“Absolutely a beautiful prospect. My heart still lies in making music and playing it. That’s something I do in the theatre. However, I believe it’s fantastic that I can continue my development in another area of sport. You can learn from different disciplines and have a different approach to work. Acting was something completely new for me. To return to the heart of the matter: It is very nice that I can be as involved in my profession as possible. Making music is one of the most beautiful things there is. Titanic comes together a lot.”
Frederick Fleet is the man who was always on the lookout. The man…