Auditions: “Twelve Angry Men”

Twelve Angry Men, written by Reginald Rose, is a compelling courtroom drama which focuses on a jury’s deliberations in a first degree murder trial. A 19-year-old youth is accused of stabbing his father to death. A guilty verdict means the death sentence. A jury of twelve men must decide his fate … Twelve Angry Men is a play written in 1954 for television. In 1957 it was made into a very successful film starring Henry Fonda. The Theatre Club of the European Court of Human Rights and Continue reading →

Dreaming at the Lieu d’Europe

On Wednesday, 14 September, Tagora will be participating in a celebration of two great European renaissance dramatists who died 400 years ago this year: Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare. The celebration is being held at the initiative of the Austrian Consulate General in Strasbourg. Tagora’s contribution will, as might be expected, concentrate on Shakespeare, examining in speech and song his treatment of some themes significant to today’s Europeans. It will form part of a varied programme involving spectacle and dance inspired by the work of the Continue reading →

Audition postponed: “A Game of Honesty”

Auditions will be held some time in September. Watch this space. Our colleague, Aygen Becquart, proposes to stage her self-penned play A Game of Honesty. With a view to casting it, she will be holding an audition session in the Tagora rehearsal room on Wednesday 29 June at 18.00. The cast of 6 includes: George and Susan, a married couple (mid-40s) Their children: Bertha and Alex (teenagers) Leonard (a waiter, in his 20s) Louise (mid-40s). Please contact Aygen if you intend to come, both so Continue reading →

“The School for Scandal” auditions: change of date

Auditions for the play scheduled to be produced at the Cube noir during the first week of February 2017 will now take place in the rehearsal room on Thursday 16 June at 18.30 and Wednesday 22 June at 18.30. Members and friends interested in being involved in any capacity will be most welcome but the usual security requirements concerning access to the building apply. Please contact Tagora at least three days before the event if you need us to make arrangements.

New production: “The Lover” by Harold Pinter

Tagora is pleased to present The Lover by Harold Pinter, directed by David Adamson and featuring Mimi Sajin and Chris Reynolds. You can see it at the Camionneur from 8 to 10 June. The metaphorical curtain rises at 21.30, but come ahead of time and partake of the Camionneur’s excellent food. About the play Richard and Sarah live in a middle class London suburb but while he goes off to work in the city she stays at home and awaits her lover … As usual in Pinter’s world,  nothing is Continue reading →