Performing English language theatre in Geneva, Switzerland since 1933

The Geneva English Drama Society provides a diverse theatre programme with a wide variety of styles and periods. A typical season includes 3-4 full stage productions and 20 fortnightly staged playreadings, plus workshops and social events. The play readings normally attract 50-100 people, and provide onstage roles for both experienced and aspiring actors.




GEDS Next Production:

Popcorn by Ben Elton
16-20 June 2015
Théâtre Pitoëff, Geneva

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By Ben Elton



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Dancing at Lughnasa
by Brian Friel

Was performed
3-7 March 2015

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Tues. 14 April Playreading: Working Girl by Béibhinn Ni Cheallaigh MORE 19:30 - English Church Hall
Tues. 21 April Annual General Meeting for members 20:00 - English Church Hall
Tues. 28 April Playreading: GEDS Writes MORE 19:30 - English Church Hall
Tues. 12 May Playreading: Skylight by David Hare MORE 19:30 - English Church Hall
Tues. 26 May Playreading: The Fall of the House of Usher adapted from Edgar Allan Poe MORE 19:30 - English Church Hall
Tues. 9 June Playreadings: MORE
Camp Confidence by Diana Raffle
The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeleine George
19:30 - English Church Hall
16-20 June Stage Production: Popcorn by Ben Elton Thêatre Pitoëff, Geneva
Sat. 27 June Closing Event Playreading: A Laughing Matter by April de Angelis MORE

In a Garden.
Our 2014-2015 Season Download the flyer of our 2014-2015 Season. Stage productions
and playreadings.

Summer event 2014: GEDS hosted its "traditional" Barbecue in July, for the third year at the barn, near Nyon, where we build and store sets, & props. See the PHOTOS


Our 2014 - 2015 Season of stage productions

11-15 November 2014 Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare Directed by Ben Crystal, London
Théâtre de Terre-Sainte, Coppet
3-7 March, 2015 Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel Directed by Charles Slovenski Théâtre de l'Espérance, Geneva
16-20 June 2015 Popcorn by Ben Elton Directed by Neil-Jon Morphy Théâtre Pitoëff, Geneva

updated 30 March 2015

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