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.

 

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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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Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare

Directed by Ben Crystal

Théâtre de Terre Sainte, Route de Jura, Coppet
11-15 November 2014

Tuesday-Friday 20:00 • Saturday 19:00

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Fri. 24 Oct, &
Mon. 27 Oct.
19:00
Auditions for Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel. Download audition notes. English Church Hall
Tues. 28 Oct, 19:30 Playreading: Relative Values by Noël Coward. (A playreading for first-timers) English Church Hall
11-15 Nov. Stage production: Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare Terre-Sainte, Coppet
Sat. 13 Dec. Dinner Cabaret. Details to be announced. Salle Communale, Commugny
     
Our 2014-2015 Season Download the flyer of our 2014-2015 Season. Stage productions
and playreadings.
 
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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

 
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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
3-7 March, 2015 Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
Download audition notes
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 15 October 2014

 
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