“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 →

Dreaming at the Lieu d’Europe

On Wednesday, 14 September, Tagora will be participating in a celebration of two great European renaissance dramatists who died 400 years ago this year: Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare. The celebration is being held at the initiative of the Austrian Consulate General in Strasbourg. Tagora’s contribution will, as might be expected, concentrate on Shakespeare, examining in speech and song his treatment of some themes significant to today’s Europeans. It will form part of a varied programme involving spectacle and dance inspired by the work of the Continue reading →

Audition postponed: “A Game of Honesty”

Auditions will be held some time in September. Watch this space. Our colleague, Aygen Becquart, proposes to stage her self-penned play A Game of Honesty. With a view to casting it, she will be holding an audition session in the Tagora rehearsal room on Wednesday 29 June at 18.00. The cast of 6 includes: George and Susan, a married couple (mid-40s) Their children: Bertha and Alex (teenagers) Leonard (a waiter, in his 20s) Louise (mid-40s). Please contact Aygen if you intend to come, both so Continue reading →