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Postponed - Waiting for Godot

May 11–16, 2020

GEDS playreadings are a friendly, open way to see a new range of plays, get involved, or just meet new people. Each performance – a script-in-hand reading – takes place in a relaxed, informal atmosphere with a range of experienced hands and new faces.

If you want to take to the stage, each one will have a read through in advance, and they provide a great way to get a feel for acting in front of an audience. They also provide great opportunities to look at new plays, old favourites, or even new writing – our GEDS writes nights encourage aspiring writers in the area to test out their work in front of a live audience.

If you’re interested, come along – if you’re a member, they are free, and just 5CHF for non-members. It’s a great way to socialize, meet the organisers, or just have something to drink and enjoy the show.

Coming up

Playreading Cancelled - Native Gardens, by Karen Zacarias

7 April, 2020

This playreading has been cancelled. Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in Karen Zacarías's Native Gardens, a comedy of good intentions and bad manners.

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Playreading Postponed - GEDS Writes, by GEDS members

21 April, 2020

This playreading has been postponed to a later date, TBD. Whether you are a playwright, actor or audience member, this evening of short plays is definitely for you!

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Arsenic and Old Lace, by Joseph Kesselring

5 May, 2020

A smash-hit dark comedy that the New York Times called “so funny that none of us will ever forget it.”

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The Trojan Women, by Euripides

9 June, 2020

Often considered one of Euripides' greatest works, and among the best anti-war plays ever written.

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