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Bernhard Theater
Theaterplatz 1
8001 Zurich
Tel: (01) 268-6686
Fax: (01) 268-6693

English Theatre Group of Zug
Postfach 2110
6302 Zug
Tel: (041) 741-2886

Geneva Amateur Operatic Society (GAOS)
Case Postale 142
1211 Geneva 19
Tel: (022) 788-6860
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"The largest musical theatre group on the continent."

The Society was founded in 1971 by a small group of musical theatre enthusiasts and now has over 450 members. Our productions are mostly in English, although our membership hails from many countries. While we are an amateur group, some of our members have played in the professional theatre, which helps us to present a high level of performance in our singing, dancing and acting.  We put on three major stage productions each year at theatres in or near Geneva:

ten performances of a winter production in the month before Christmas, usually a traditional English pantomime, for children of all ages;

  • five or more performances of an operetta or musical comedy, usually with full orchestra, in March or April
  • a summer show in June, such as a Music Hall, cabaret or revue, with about six performances.

updated: 16.11.09

Geneva English Drama Society (GEDS)
case Postale 83
1217 Meyrin 1
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"Leading English Language Theatre in Europe."

Howard Productions
62 rue Liotard
1203 Geneva
Tel: 022 345 8233
Fax: 022 345 8233
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Howard Productions brings professional touring English-language theater to Geneva twice a year - an outdoor Shakespeare play at a château near Geneva in June and a classical play in Jan/Feb. in town.

Lucerne World Theater Company
Sternmattstrasse 72
6005 Lucerne
Tel: 079 583 92 41

The first English speaking amateur theatre group in Lucerne, offering continuous theater training, putting on our own productions and bringing international theater to the Lucerne area.

posted: 27.07.11

Semi-Circle, Basel
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The Semi-Circle is Basel's English language amateur theatre group.  Since 1985, we have been staging plays of various genres from musicals to comedies to tragedies to classics and from a wealth of different playwrights from Ayckbourn to Coward; Miller to Pinter; Shaw to Wilde. Our main productions take place in the spring and autumn of every year.

posted: 23.02.06

Simply Theatre

Simply Theatre is a professional English speaking theatre company based in Switzerland. Simply Theatre Productions is dedicated to creating quality professional productions throughout the year, bringing directors and actors from the UK for each production. Simply Theatre Academy provides quality drama training for all ages and abilities. With weekly courses, weekend workshops and summer courses in drama, musical theatre and other specialist areas taught by international theatre practitioners, there is a course to suit everyone! Please visit our website for more info.

posted: 03.09.06

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UPSTAGE - Berne's English-Language Amateur Theatre Group

Upstage has been in existence since 1982 and has not only established itself among the English-speaking amateur drama groups in Switzerland but has become a permanent part of the Bernese theatre scene.

The Upstage group performs publicly to a loyal audience twice a year in the Theater am Käfigturm. The group also conducts play readings, workshops on various aspects of theatre. Many of our members are active in both onstage and backstage tasks.

Since 1982, we have staged nearly 50 productions written by a wide variety of talented playwrights from all over the English speaking world. Our theatre pieces have included modern drama and comedy, classical plays by Shakespeare and others as well as two very successful musicals - Oklahoma! and Fiddler on the Roof.

Each production requires the active commitment from a large number of members who volunteer to partipate, both onstage and behind the scenes as actors, directors, production & stage managers, make-up artists, costume designers and makers, set-builders, lighting and sound technicians, graphic designers, photographers, publicity and front of house people.

Upstart Entertainment
Kronenweg 9
4102 Binningen (BL)
Tel: +41614215691
Fax: +41614215691
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Upstart Entertainment is the musical production and event management company in Basel. A recently formed theatre group dedicated to producing high-quality, non-mainstream plays and musicals using local talent. Recent successes include 'Godspell' and 'A Slice of Saturday Night'. Upcoming shows include Viva Diva, 'Return to the Forbidden Planet' and Sondheim's 'Company'.

The Village Players
P.O. Box 7561
1002 Lausanne

The Village Players are a friendly and informal group who have been entertaining themselves and others in the Lausanne area with amateur theatre, music, song and dance for over 25 years.

In addition to the wonderful public productions the group puts on each year,members have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of monthly events including playreadings, poetry recitals, musical evenings and social events.

updated: 16.09.08


Zurich Comedy Club
"The home of English-speaking theatre in Zurich"
PO Box 9
8024 Zurich
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Always pleased to welcome potential new members.

The Zurich Comedy Club is not-for-profit organisation annually audited
by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, that has donated over CHF250,000 to charities.

updated: 08.08.07


Zurich Young People's Theatre
Contact Bev Zemo
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ZYPT is a theatrical group for young people. There are theatre workshps and theatre productions. Workshps are usually held on Tuesdays at the French Reformed Church in Zurich. For more information contact Bev Zemo.

updated: 01.09.08


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