Bertolt Brecht comes to Bischheim

Following Alice in Brexitland, Tagora’s next production will be Brecht in Bisch. The show will include two short plays – The Elephant Calf or The provability of any and every contention and In Search of Justice – as well as some songs and poems all written by Bertolt Brecht and performed in a cabaret style. Performance dates: 12, 13 and 14 April. The Elephant Calf has also been chosen as an entry for FEATS 2019 which will be held at the end of May near Munich. To Continue reading →

Tickets on sale for the new YATS production

How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is the Tony Award winning musical based on the best-selling book of the same name. The story concerns an ambitious young man, who, with the help of an advice book, rises from window washer to chairman of the board of a big New York corporation. Set in the mid-century office world popularized by Mad Men, How To Succeed… boasts a jazzy musical score by Frank Loesser and witty dialogue by theater icon Abe Burrows. It is also one of Continue reading →

Rattigan double-bill: tickets now on sale

Véronique Zentz directs two plays by Terence Rattigan. Harlequinade Romeo is wrinkly and rheumatic; Juliet dissimulates her fading charms thanks to an understanding stage-manager and a lighting tech well versed in the use of shadow. Who has not dreamed of playing the ingenue for ever? The stage itself is a theatre of illusion. But when, just hours before curtain-up, reality begins to take over where illusion left off, the world turns upside-down. Revelations and confrontations strain the precarious balance of this theatre company whose ageing Continue reading →

Coming up …

… our major production, a Terence Rattigan double-bill, at the end of May. And if you are looking for some theatrical entertainment before then, keep your eye on our “Asides” programme, featuring works by Ionesco, Ayckbourn and N.F. Simpson. Continue reading →