Tara-Arts | News https://www.tara-arts.com/ The official website for Tara Arts theatre company en-gb HELEN JEFFREYS APPOINTED NEW TARA EXECUTIVE PRODUCER https://www.tara-arts.com/news/helen-jeffreys-appointed-new-tara-executive-producer https://www.tara-arts.com/news/helen-jeffreys-appointed-new-tara-executive-producer Fri, 19 Apr 19 00:00:00 +0000 We are delighted to announce that Helen Jeffreys has been appointed as Tara’s Executive Producer, in a new joint CEO role with Artistic Director Jatinder Verma.]]> APRIL 13TH - INKALAAB! https://www.tara-arts.com/news/april-13th--inkalaab https://www.tara-arts.com/news/april-13th--inkalaab Sat, 13 Apr 19 00:00:00 +0000 13th of April marks 100 years of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, north India. 

In 1980, Tara's production - INKALAAB 1919 - presented the story of this massacre in a garden. As its principal character, General Dyer, commented: "Our integrity is at stake here - the whole foundation of what we mean by duty to Empire rests on what we do now."

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TARA'S JONATHAN KENNEDY GOES TO INDIA! https://www.tara-arts.com/news/taras-jonathan-kennedy-goes-to-india https://www.tara-arts.com/news/taras-jonathan-kennedy-goes-to-india Thu, 07 Feb 19 00:00:00 +0000 Tara's interim Executive Director, Jonathan Kennedy, has been appointed as the British Council's next Director of Arts, India.

 

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Another Patron Honoured https://www.tara-arts.com/news/another-patron-honoured https://www.tara-arts.com/news/another-patron-honoured Mon, 31 Dec 18 00:00:00 +0000 We are delighted that another Patron of Tara, musician Nitin Sawhney, has been made it into the New Year's Honours List - congratulations to Nitin Sawhney CBE!

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Tara Arts announce the first Elisabeth Award https://www.tara-arts.com/news/tara-arts-announce-the-first-elisabeth-award https://www.tara-arts.com/news/tara-arts-announce-the-first-elisabeth-award Tue, 02 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0000 Tara Arts is delighted to announce a new Award made possible through a generous donation.

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Open House London is back https://www.tara-arts.com/news/open-house-london-is-back https://www.tara-arts.com/news/open-house-london-is-back Fri, 07 Sep 18 00:00:00 +0000 Join us to see backstage at the beautiful and award-winning theatre in Wandsworth and discover the ideas behind its unqiue fusion of East and West architecture at Tara Theatre and 22 and 23 September beteen 10.30 and 3.30pm.

Open House London is the world’s largest architecture festival, giving free public access to 800+ buildings, walks, talks and tours over one weekend in September each year.

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Tara Arts dedicates Eastern Star to jailed reporters in Myanmar https://www.tara-arts.com/news/tara-arts-dedicates-eastern-star-to-jailed-reporters-in-myanmar https://www.tara-arts.com/news/tara-arts-dedicates-eastern-star-to-jailed-reporters-in-myanmar Mon, 03 Sep 18 11:20:37 +0000 London, 3 September, 2018: Tara Theatre in London, has dedicated a three week run of “Eastern Star”, a play about freedom of expression in Myanmar to the two Reuters journalists given seven year sentences today in Yangon, U Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. Announcing the dedication, Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director of Tara Arts said “When we planned this run, we had no idea that Eastern Star would become so painfully current. The sentences handed down to these two men are truly shocking even by the standards of justice we have come to expect in Myanmar today. We urge for them to be released immediately.”

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Tara Arts co-production with Polka Theatre THREE SAT UNDER THE BANYAN TREE https://www.tara-arts.com/news/tara-arts-co-production-with-polka-theatre-three-sat-under-the-banyan-tree https://www.tara-arts.com/news/tara-arts-co-production-with-polka-theatre-three-sat-under-the-banyan-tree Sun, 22 Jul 18 00:00:00 +0000 Based on The Panchatantra - India’s Aesop’s Fables, we are delighted to announce Tara Arts co-production and tour of Three Sat Under the Banyan Tree from September this year.

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PROCESSIONS https://www.tara-arts.com/news/processions https://www.tara-arts.com/news/processions Sun, 10 Jun 18 00:00:00 +0000 Tara Arts took part in the nationwide art project to celebrate the centenary of women's right to vote in Brtain.
 

             

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TARA ARTS & BLACK THEATRE LIVE NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH DIGITAL THEATRE+ https://www.tara-arts.com/news/tara-arts-black-theatre-live-new-partnership-with-digital-theatre https://www.tara-arts.com/news/tara-arts-black-theatre-live-new-partnership-with-digital-theatre Thu, 31 May 18 00:00:00 +0000 We are delighted to announce Tara Arts and Black Theatre Live has partnered up with Digital Theatre to enable access to the archive recordings of our previous national tours recorded as live with Pilot Theatre including Tara Arts' Macbeth directed by Jatinder Verma filmed at Stratford Circus Arts Centre in 2015 and the UK's first all-Black production of Hamlet directed by Jeffery Kissoon filmed  at Tara Theatre in 2016

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