The Semi-Circle
   English Language Theatre in
   Basel since 1975
 

Welcome to The Semi-Circle

English Language Theatre Group


The Semi-Circle is a non-profit theatre group, based in Basel. Founded in 1975, we are all amateurs and we operate entirely with volunteers. It is our aim to bring to life on stage dramatic works in the English language and to stage two productions every year. We also hold some special events for members only, and monthly Play Readings which are open to all.



The Semi-Circle is delighted to announce the six short plays to be performed at our autumn 2019 production.


The plays, in no particular order, are:


Swiss Twist by Chloë Hannah, directed by Chloë Hannah & Estela Celi

Time Flies        by David Ives, directed by Georgina Rotter

Whats Been Buggin' Stuart by Chloë Hannah, directed by Michael Clarke

While You Were Sleeping by Alex Broun, directed by Richard Brown

Platinum           by Roger Bonner, directed by Catherine Matter

Eugenically Speaking by Edward Goodman, directed by Diana Zuger


The Autumn production will take place at the Theater Arlecchino,  Walkeweg 122, 4052 Basel on the following dates

3-5 November: Move-in and dress rehearsals

7,8,9 and 14,15,16 November. Performances

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** We would like to invite you to audition for these plays ** 


Audition place, dates and times:


Place: Theater Arlecchino,  Walkeweg 122, 4052 Basel

Times: Wednesday, June 26th 2019; 18.30 - 21:00 (6:30 - 9pm)
          Saturday, June 29th 2019; 10:30 -14.00 (10:30am – 2pm)

If you would like to be considered for a role in one of these plays please complete the Audition form which can be downloaded by clicking on the "Audition form" below. Brief synopses of the plays and details of all the available roles are provided in the form

Audition Form  


Forms can either be printed and brought to the Audition or, preferably, sent in advance to info@semi-circle.ch  

You can preview the scripts on-line by clicking on the title of each play


** You can also join our Production Team **


If you would be interested in supporting the production by joining the Production Team please also check out and download the Audition form where you will see a list of available roles. We would love to hear from you!


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The Semi-Circle's smash hit playing of

Woody Allen's "Don 't Drink The Water"

performed at the Theater Tabourettli in central Basel

has now closed.

Congratulations to all concerned.

You can see all the details on our past productions page by clicking here



Breaking News:     The Semi-Circle success at FEATS 2019


The Semi-Circle team who have taken the play "Playing With Daisy" to the Festival of European Anglophone Theatrical Societies (FEATS) in Munich have come away with a record breaking three main awards. 


>>> The BATS Trophy for third place overall

>>> The Grand Duchy Award for Best Stage Presentation

>>> The Marcel Huhn/Bruno Boeye Award for Stage Management


****** Heartfelt congratulations to all concerned ******


More details are on our Festivals page here and
photos will soon follow !!


The Semi-Circle has released it's new Privacy Policies in line with the recent General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which came into force in the EU on May 25th 2018. 


You can read these policies here


Further changes may be implemented once the new Swiss regulations have been published.


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It is easy to become a member of The Semi-Circle.  All ages, genders and nationalities welcome.  We ask only for your enthusiasm and a love of theatre.


Annual membership fees:

     Individual: CHF 50

     Family: CHF 75

     Junior/Student: CHF 20


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