Author Archives: David

Ta-daaa! It’s the TAAD

As Tagora regulars know, TAAD is the Tagora Almost Annual Dinner – so named because we don’t always manage to hold one every twelve months. This year it will take place on Saturday 28 October, with live music from Too Old to Die Young and a selection of dramatic or humorous contributions organised by our emcee, David Adamson. The venue is the Camionneur. Doors open at 19.00. Admission is free: just pay for what you eat and drink. Come and enjoy dinner and wine and Continue reading →

“Speak Truth to Power”

Court in the Act, the theatre group of the European Court of Human Rights, will be performing  “Speak Truth to Power: voices from beyond the dark”, written by Ariel Dorfman and directed by Andra Matei at 12.30 p.m. on 12 June, in the small hearing room of the Palais des Droits de l’Homme “At this difficult moment for Europe, for the world and for the cause of human rights, when the forces of regression and hatred are on the march everywhere, the news that my play Continue reading →

Auditions: “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 leading lights must carry the can. Terence Rattigan’s Harlequinade Continue reading →

Another chance …

Those who missed Aygen Becquart’s original play A Game of Honesty when it was performed at the Camionneur a few weeks ago have another opportunity to see it this weekend. Friday 19 May and Saturday 20 May at 19.30, Sunday 21 May at 16.30, 20 rue de Londres, Strasbourg. Download the poster for more information.