Author Archives: David

TJP under threat?

Some concern has been expressed, in the local press and elsewhere, about the direction being taken by the Théâtre du jeune public (TJP), which some say is at risk of losing its identity as an institution devoted principally to providing an introduction to the theatre for young people. Those with long memories may recall that in the dim and distant past the TJP was one of Tagora’s early venues – before we even had a name! Continue reading →

Smirnov’s vodka

Those who saw our production of The Bear a little while ago may remember that Greg Smirnov spent some time drinking his unwilling hostess’ vodka. For the production in Geneva we bought a beautiful red bottle of Absolut raspberry vodka. The contents were carefully decanted out and replaced by water for the performance. Continue reading →