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:

Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare
Directed by Ben Crystal, noted Shakespearian director
11-15 November 2014

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News & Forthcoming Events

Saturday 26 July Summer event: our traditional Barn Barbecue MORE At the GEDS barn, Nyon
Weds. & Thurs. 10 & 11 Sept. Auditions for Much Ado About Nothing, with professional director Ben Crystal. MORE  
Saturday 20 Sept. Murder Mystery Dinner. Details to be announced.  
Saturday 13 Dec. Dinner Cabaret. Details to be announced. Salle Communale, Commugny

Summer event 2013: GEDS hosted its "traditional" Barbecue in August, for the fourth year at the barn, near Nyon, where we build and store sets, & props. See the PHOTOS

GEDS event 2013: GEDS members and friends were welcomed for a backstage tour of Geneva's impressive Grand Théâtre: a tour that included the ups and downs of its expansive stage, and its extensive nearby workshops for everything that goes into major operatic productions. 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
March, 2015 to be announced   Théâtre de l'Espérance, Geneva
May 2015 to be announced    

updated 6 June 2014

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