Season’s greetings!

No, not yet that season. But the Strasbourg theatre scene is reawakening after its summer lay-off. Theatres are offering presentations of the season’s  programmes; and it’s not only the “biggies”  (like the TNS and Le Maillon), but also the Cube noir, where Tagora will be staging The Cherry Orchard early next year. Trois 14, Strasbourg’s amateur theatre collective, is organising this season’s presentation. On behalf of Tagora, Isabelle Dousset will be delivering a short introduction to The Cherry Orchard. The evening will end with a glass of something and Continue reading →

The Pavarottis and the Cobblestones: an evening of singing and music

On the occasion of the 3rd visit to Alsace of the Cobblestones singing group from Dublin their hosts, the Pavarottis singing group, will be holding an evening of singing and music on Thursday 30 October in the restaurant “A l’Alsacien”, 4 rue Paul Muller Simonis, 67000 Strasbourg. The evening will begin at 7.30 pm. The cost of the evening, including a meal, but exclusive of drinks, will be approximately €35 per person. Please note that this is not a concert but a musical soirée. Everyone is Continue reading →

Summer holiday

In the absence of its main contributor, the Tagora Web site will be going into a sort of summer hibernation (estivation?) for the month of July. For those who are here, don’t forget Théâtralis on 3 to 6 July. Back before too long with news about the cast of Cherry Orchard, rehearsal schedules, improvements in the Cube noir and some other projects to keep us out of mischief.

Cleese, Idle and company – tickets available

We don’t normally sell things through this Web site, but are prepared to make exceptions from time to time … And this is not a joke, however unusual it may seem. One of our colleagues at the Council of Europe has some tickets going spare for the Monty Python reunion gig in London this summer. He’s selling them at cost price: in the region of £100 a place. Ten tickets available, spread over three nights (3, 4 and 5 July). If you’re interested, e-mail, Continue reading →

Next major production

As many of you may know, our next production will be The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov. We have five performances scheduled at the Cube noir, opening on Sunday 18 January 2015. A reading of the play will be held on Thursdays 19 and 26 June at 18.30 in the Tagora rehearsal room. For the purposes of the reading it will be divided into two parts. Continue reading →

Something for the weekend?

… or perhaps the weekend after. Improvisation in English Inédit Théâtre is offering two “impro” shows at the Camionneur, at 21.30 on 30 and 31 May. Why in English? See what they say on their Web site. Festival Premières For this ninth version of the theatre festival devoted to the works of young directors, Le Maillon, the TNS and the Badische Staatstheater in Karlsruhe have come together to produce a four-day programme. It coincides with the FEATS festival in Luxembourg, which many of us are attending. Continue reading →