Since we don’t have a production under way at the moment, we are launching a series of workshops. They will take place on Wednesdays, probably every two weeks. First off is a play reading, Lunch Girls, by Ron Hart. See the listing under “What’s on” for more information. We’ll certainly be doing more play readings to broaden our knowledge, maybe choose a play for production and, of course, have fun. But the plan is to cover some other theatre-related activities. Continue reading →
Our friends in Americans in Alsace are starting a season of play readings. Very informal, no need to be a member, and all Tagorans are welcome. Continue reading →
Following our successful production of The Cherry Orchard, we are already looking forward to our next project. There are a few ideas floating around, but nothing fixed; and several possibilities in terms of opportunities and venues. So if you have any thoughts – or just want to find out what’s going on – come along to the open committee meeting on Monday 9 February at 18.30 in the rehearsal room. We’ll also be “debriefing” on Cherry Orchard, so come with any feedback you might want to pass on. Continue reading →
The Odyssée cinema’s season of filmed productions by London’s National Theatre continues with Hamlet. Following his celebrated performances at the National Theatre in Burnt by the Sun, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Philistines and The Man of Mode, Rory Kinnear plays Hamlet in a dynamic production of Shakespeare’s complex and profound play about the human condition, directed by Nicholas Hytner. He is joined by Clare Higgins (Gertrude), Patrick Malahide (Claudius), David Calder (Polonius), James Laurenson (Ghost/Player King) and Ruth Negga (Ophelia). Wednesday 11 February at 20.00, Odyssée cinema.
Marcel Soulodre (aka M. Soul) is a Canadian musician based in Alsace. He’s also a friend and supporter of Tagora. So Tagora members and friends are warmly invited to the release party for his new album, Don’t Take Your Guns to Town. Continue reading →
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 →