It’s theatre, Jim, but not as we know it

First we stopped shaking hands, then we made alternative arrangements for rehearsals, then … bang! lockdown. We do things otherwise. As you can see from the photo, the angry men have lost none of their anger and are venting it, regularly, once a week, via Zoom. It’s not the same as a physical rehearsal, but it’s well worth doing. It’s an opportunity to get deeper into the text and the characters. None of us knows when we’re going to be able to get it into Continue reading →

Bicycles and music!

Expo du Vélo, Strasbourg’s first-ever international bike exhibition, will be taking place in Hall 5 at the Wacken on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September, from 10:00 to 18:00 (further information: www.expoduvelo.com). That’s great news for bike fans but there’s also great news for lovers of classic rock and blues: The Other Guys will be playing live each afternoon from 15:00 to the close. So come and rock to the music and the bikes at Expo du Vélo!

Time for Tagora?

Should you be free on Wednesday 25 September from around 17h30, why not come along and join us in the rehearsal room, situated just one flight down from the main hall in the Palais? We’ll tell you of our activities as you quench your thirst and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you might have about future plans or past productions, one of which you see left, thanks to our resident photographer David-Michel Muller. There’ll also be a short film about acting in Continue reading →

Bertolt Brecht comes to Bischheim

Following Alice in Brexitland, Tagora’s next production will be Brecht in Bisch. The show will include two short plays – The Elephant Calf or The provability of any and every contention and In Search of Justice – as well as some songs and poems all written by Bertolt Brecht and performed in a cabaret style. Performance dates: 12, 13 and 14 April. The Elephant Calf has also been chosen as an entry for FEATS 2019 which will be held at the end of May near Munich. To Continue reading →