Author Archives: David

Thanks for your support

During our successful run of Alice in Brexitland Tagora asked for donations towards a fund set up to support the families of victims of the violent attacks in Strasbourg during the Christmas market last year. We are pleased to say that thanks to your generosity we have been able to make a sizeable contribution to the cause. Your donations raised €340, to which we were able to add €565 from box-office receipts and €95 from the bar takings, making a total of €1000. Thank you, on behalf of Continue reading →

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 →

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 →

Lights, camera, action!

Tagora members and friends interested in getting involved in audiovisual productions under the aegis of Tagora are invited to a short meeting to talk about possibilities. The Amicale’s Video-Photo Club ceased activity some years ago, and with it the film productions, ranging from coverage of Amicale events to original creations. Tagora is now testing the water to see whether there is sufficient interest to relaunch the idea, but this time with stronger links – if only administrative – to Tagora and its English-language drama activities. Continue reading →

“Asides”: a new occasional activity

Shh! Don’t tell everyone, but we’re starting a series of evening activities, including play-readings, workshops and theatrical discussions. The first is on 28 February, when Julia Whitham and David Crowe will be presenting Tony Harrison’s poem, V. Other events appear in the “What’s on” listing on the homepage; but the programme is still evolving, so keep your eye on the website for future happenings. Regulars, please note that we are starting at 18.00, a little earlier than usual. Newcomers are very welcome, but should be Continue reading →