Sir Roger Casement: Irish patriot, anti-slavery campaigner, homosexual, traitor …

The Rhine Valley Irish Association presents Casement by Christabelle Peters and Bartholomew Ryan This challenging new play, presented by the Rhine Valley Irish Association and performed by scholar, musician and co-writer Dr Bartholomew Ryan, offers a unique insight into the inner life of one of history’s more complicated figures. This production is sponsored by Kelly’s Síbín (4 rue du vieux Marché au vins, Strasbourg) and benefits from the generous support of Tagora. 19.00, 2 December 2016 Munsterhof 9 rue des Juifs Strasbourg The play will Continue reading →

Shakespeare at the European Court of Human Rights

Inspired by Tagora’s recent show, Will-ful Mischief, the theatre club of the European Court of Human Rights is staging Hamlet at the Court, with participation not only from Tagora members but also by judges, members of the Court’s registry and other Council of Europe staff members. It’s a lunchtime event which will take place at 12.30 on 1 December 2016 in the Human Rights Building. All are welcome, but those without a badge giving access to Council of Europe buildings should contact Julia Laffranque to allow for the Continue reading →

FEATS in Frankfurt, June 2017

FEATS is the Festival of European Anglophone Theatrical Societies. It’s a competitive festival of short plays in English. Tagora is one of the participating groups; but since only twelve of the thirty or so groups in the FEATS community perform each year, we have had to wait our turn recently; our last involvement was in Luxembourg in 2014. However, next year we are invited. The festival takes place in Frankfurt from 2 to 5 June 2017. So we have to select a play before the deadline Continue reading →

“Will-ful Mischief” – a feast of entertainment from Tagora

“No better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry!” In honour of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, Tagora presents a grand “Elizabethan Feast”. On the menu: mead, game, sweetmeats, dancing, singing and stage-play. The doors will open at 19.00, when guests will be offered a welcoming glass of mead before sitting down to enjoy a three-course meal, served by our team of glamorous Tudor serving maids. Entrée: pumpkin soup Main course: game meat or fish Continue reading →

“Twelve Angry Men”: change of venue for second audition

The audition for Twelve Angry Men scheduled for 12 October will now take place in the European Court of Human Rights and not the usual rehearsal area in the Palais de l’Europe. New venue: the smaller hearing room in the European Court of Human Rights, known as “the small drum”. Date unchanged: Wednesday 12 October at 18.30. Potential actors, both male and female, are invited to attend. Members and friends interested in being involved in any capacity will be most welcome but the usual security requirements concerning access Continue reading →

Remember my name

Young Actors Theater presents Fame Jr in six performances between 7 and 16 October. Set during the last years of New York City’s celebrated High School for the Performing Arts in the early 1980s, FAME JR. is the bittersweet but ultimately inspiring story of a diverse group of students who commit to four years of grueling artistic and academic work. Continue reading →