Planning for the future

Tagora, ever eager to extend its repertoire, proposes the reading of two classic 18th-century comedies with a view to producing one of them at the Cube noir in late January 2017. The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan will be read on Tuesday 26 January and She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith on Tuesday 9 February. The readings will take place in the Tagora rehearsal room and begin at 18.30. All are welcome to attend. You don’t have to be a member of Tagora in Continue reading →

Creative writing workshop in Strasbourg

Tagora supporter and participant Hal D’Arpini will be leading a workshop on creative writing organised as part of the “Strasbourg Write a Story” competition. It takes place at the Médiathèque André Malraux on Saturday 9 January at 10 a.m. See here for further details and to register. The 2016 competition is now open. Full information on the SXB Write a Story Web site.

It’s quiz time again!

Once again the English Speaking Community of Alsace is holding a Christmas quiz, in which non-members are invited to take part. It takes place in The Irish Pub, rue Vauban, Strasbourg, on Thursday 10 December. Come along for snacks, drinks, good company and a bit of exercise for your brain cells. More information on the ESC Web site.

Update: “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” by Edward Albee

Subject to satisfactory casting, we propose to produce Edward Albee’s play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in March/April 2016. Monday’s reading took us to the end of Act 1. Our director would like to continue with Act 2 on Wednesday 2 December. Anyone is welcome to come along, especially those who were at the reading of Act 1 and would like to know what happens next. However, the main aim will be to provide an opportunity to test potential candidates in the roles that the director is Continue reading →

Workshop at TAPS in December

En décembre, le TAPS propose un stage de jeu avec le metteur en scène Alain Batis (Cie La Mandarine Blanche) sur le théâtre et les écrits de Maurice Maeterlinck. « La beauté de la langue de Maurice Maeterlinck émane de sa simplicité. Sa puissance d’évocation, son architecture musicale, sa dimension poétique, ses mystères traversent les temps et lui confèrent ainsi une modernité perpétuelle. Ce stage sera l’occasion d’aller à la rencontre de l’œuvre de ce grand auteur belge, chef de file du mouvement symboliste, qui reçut Continue reading →

Lost and found

A jacket has been found at the venue of last week’s reading. It is an Ivo Nikkolo, women’s black jacket with a velvet collar and a subtle bit of ruffle on one side. Something like the one illustrated. If you’d like to lay claim to it, please contact Tagora.