On 13 and 14 June Tagora returns to the Camionneur with two comedies. The main attraction is The Actor’s Nightmare by Christopher Durang. Accountant George ﬁnds himself inexplicably on stage, where he is assumed to be the stand-in for the leading man. Under protest, he is nonetheless obliged to take part in a play he doesn’t know the name of, with a cast not all in the same play! Coward, Shakespeare, Beckett … George tries to keep his head above water but soon his neck is Continue reading →
Thanks to Roland Lehmann, Jean-Marie Claus and the rest of the Amicale’s video-photo club, both participants and audience of our production of The Cherry Orchard can relive the experience by watching the video. Have a look at it now on Vimeo.
About the play The Cherry Orchard, a comedy, was first performed at the Moscow Arts Theatre on 17 January 1904. It was Anton Chekhov’s last play; he died six months later at Badenweiler, 20 kilometres from Mulhouse. The play depicts the incomprehension of an impoverished aristocratic household in the face of a changing Russia. Continue reading →
We are pleased to announce that Tagora’s FEATS entry for this year, The Virtue of Pretty Penny, or, A Vile Murder Foil’d, by Simon Palmer, will have a preview showing in Strasbourg shortly before we take it to the Luxembourg festival. We shall be performing it in the cabaret atmosphere of the Camionneur on 15 and 16 May. Performances start at 21.30, but please come earlier and sample the Camionneur’s excellent menu. Booking will be possible through the Camionneur in due course. The FEATS festival takes Continue reading →
Thanks to David-Michel Muller and François Thouvenin, photos of the dress-rehearsal and performances of La Belle Époque are now available to view or download. Photos also include contributions from Martyn Symonds, Roger Massie and Michèle Lotz.
With only a few days to go before curtain up, Tagora can reveal the programme of its musical entertainment, La Belle Époque. We are keeping some surprises back for those who come to see the show, but here’s an outline of what they can expect. The show is in three parts. Continue reading →