The Pavarottis and the Cobblestones: an evening of singing and music

On the occasion of the 3rd visit to Alsace of the Cobblestones singing group from Dublin their hosts, the Pavarottis singing group, will be holding an evening of singing and music on Thursday 30 October in the restaurant “A l’Alsacien”, 4 rue Paul Muller Simonis, 67000 Strasbourg. The evening will begin at 7.30 pm. The cost of the evening, including a sit-down meal, will be €26 per person. Continue reading →

Blithe Spirit in Darmstadt

The ESOC Theatre Group (attached to the European Space Agency) is producing Noël Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” in November 2014. It’s a comedy, now over 70 years old but still frequently played and recently revived at the top level both on Broadway and in the West End with Angela Lansbury in a leading role. The plot concerns novelist Charles Condomine, who invites a medium, Madam Arcati, to his house, hoping to gather some material for his next book. During the séance, however, the eccentric guest conjures up a spirit Continue reading →

Flavour of the month

Tagora will not be alone in performing Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard next January. A few days after our production the Belgian Compagnie Premiers Actes will be staging La Cerisaie (in French) at the TAPS Scala in Strasbourg. A chance to compare two language versions – and two different approaches to the classic play.

The Cube noir: season 2014-15

It’s not only Tagora that will be performing at the Cube noir this season. There’s a whole programme, provided mostly by the amateur groups of the Trois 14 collective. If you’re tempted by a few of the productions, Trois 14 offers season tickets at favourable rates for five shows from member troupes of the collective. Full information can be found on the Trois 14 Web site – where you should in any case check for performance times and last-minute changes. But here’s an overview of Continue reading →

Cleese, Idle and company – tickets available

We don’t normally sell things through this Web site, but are prepared to make exceptions from time to time … And this is not a joke, however unusual it may seem. One of our colleagues at the Council of Europe has some tickets going spare for the Monty Python reunion gig in London this summer. He’s selling them at cost price: in the region of £100 a place. Ten tickets available, spread over three nights (3, 4 and 5 July). If you’re interested, e-mail, Continue reading →

Something for the weekend?

… or perhaps the weekend after. Improvisation in English Inédit Théâtre is offering two “impro” shows at the Camionneur, at 21.30 on 30 and 31 May. Why in English? See what they say on their Web site. Festival Premières For this ninth version of the theatre festival devoted to the works of young directors, Le Maillon, the TNS and the Badische Staatstheater in Karlsruhe have come together to produce a four-day programme. It coincides with the FEATS festival in Luxembourg, which many of us are attending. Continue reading →