First we stopped shaking hands, then we made alternative arrangements for rehearsals, then … bang! lockdown. We do things otherwise. As you can see from the photo, the angry men have lost none of their anger and are venting it, regularly, once a week, via Zoom. It’s not the same as a physical rehearsal, but it’s well worth doing. It’s an opportunity to get deeper into the text and the characters. None of us knows when we’re going to be able to get it into Continue reading →
Expo du Vélo, Strasbourg’s first-ever international bike exhibition, will be taking place in Hall 5 at the Wacken on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September, from 10:00 to 18:00 (further information: www.expoduvelo.com). That’s great news for bike fans but there’s also great news for lovers of classic rock and blues: The Other Guys will be playing live each afternoon from 15:00 to the close. So come and rock to the music and the bikes at Expo du Vélo!
On 24-28 June 2020, Tagora will be putting on 12 Angry Men, a stage adaptation of Sydney Lumet’s classic 1957 movie, at the Cube noir. I’m directing it and I’m looking for actors – men. This is not a gender-inclusive production: as the name of the piece implies, it’s about men and about how they behave. Continue reading →
at the Chalet du Kurgarten, 40 rue d’Orbey, 67100 Strasbourg (Neudorf) on Saturday 25 May (turn in at the sign of the bicycle) Doors open 19.30 , tickets are 10 euros (entry and unlimited tarte flambée, drinks extra) Tickets on the door or if you want to book in advance contact any of the boys (?) in the band !
Tagora’s first “Asides” play-reading in 2018 will be held on Wednesday 21 March at 18:00 in the rehearsal room. The play is Entertaining Mr Sloane by Joe Orton. The reading is organised by Martyn Symons. The play opened at the New Arts Theatre, London, on 6 May 1964. Reviews were mixed, as the play caused outrage in certain circles. However, it was voted joint “best New Play” later that year and was subsequently performed world-wide and made into a film. Martyn has prepared the following summary: Continue reading →
On Saturday 24 March 2018 at Le Chalet, Kurgarten, 40 rue d’Orbey, 67100 Strasbourg (turn in at the sign of the bicycle). Doors open at 19:30, tickets €10 (entry and tartes flambées à volonté, drinks to be paid for). Music by some familiar faces who now call themselves The Other Guys. To book, just send a text message to 0671841532, add a comment to this post, or contact one of the blokes in the picture (click on headline), but hurry, entries are limited!