“Grandfather”: a play by Maimu Berg

Court in the Act and Tagora present Grandfather A play by Maimu Berg marking the centenary of the Republic of Estonia directed by David Adamson Thursday, 8 February 2018, at 13.00 in the small drum of the European Court of Human Rights Grandfather (“Vanaisa”) is a play written by the distinguished Estonian author Maimu Berg to celebrate the centenary of the Republic of Estonia, and created especially for Court in the Act (the theatre club of the European Court of Human Rights) and Tagora. The Continue reading →

Looking for extras

The Trois 14 collective has circulated a notice from the Théâtre national de Strasbourg (TNS) saying they are looking for three extras, all men over 60, for a public performance in March. The production is entitled Nova – oratorio. Performances are on 12 and 13 March, with rehearsals earlier the same month. More information in the application form. If you apply, please mention that you heard about it from Trois 14.

Music from M. Soul and the band

Tagora friend and supporter, M. Soul (otherwise known as Marcel Soulodre), brings his band and their tribute to Johnny Cash to Geispolsheim. They are performing in the Espace Malraux at 20.30 on Friday 10 November. Bookings: 0390 297272 or by e-mail. Download the flyer

“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 →

Rhapsody in Green

Last year Mike Maran revealed the secrets of Dante’s Divine Comedy with humour and wisdom. The audience was enchanted, and for non-native English speakers his diction was clear and accessible. This year he is bringing his latest Edinburgh Fringe success, John Muir: Rhapsody in Green, about the Scot who made a big impression on 19th century America where there are trails, lodges and glaciers named after him: he introduced a bill to Congress to make Yosemite a national park. 8 April 2017, Munsterhof, Strasbourg 19.30pm. Continue reading →

“Wanted Man” at the Camionneur

Tagora friend and supporter Marcel Soulodre (aka M. Soul) brings his international Johnny Cash tribute show to Strasbourg on 25 February 2017 at the Camionneur. He’ll be introducing a special guest: Selina Kenny, well-known to Tagora regulars, who will be contributing the “voice” of June Carter, Johnny’s wife and singing-partner. Continue reading →