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 pleased to announce the cast list for our Autumn 2018 production


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The production comprises one-act plays and sketches to be performed at the 

Theatre Arlecchino, Walkeweg 122, 4052 Basel, 

8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 November 2018.


The plays and cast are:

  •   A.I. Guy by Jonathan Edgington
·        Director:  Georgina Rotter,  AssistantDirector : Chris Jones
·        Cast: Courtney: Jen Newman
Veronica Georgina Rotter
Carlos Saurabh Sinha

  •   Carbon Dating by Chloe Hannah
Director:  John C. Hyland,  Assistantdirector: Chloe Hannah
Cast: Ugu:  Firat Orhan
                  Gada:  Barbara Bekalska
                   Waitress: Estela Celi
    Odjo:      Hemerson Luis Paes

  •   M is for Moon by Tom Stoppard
Director:  Georgina Rotter
Cast: Constance: Billy Gilbert
                 Alfred: Danish Faraz

  •   Over the Top by Geoff Parker
Director: Diana Zuger
Cast: Thomas: David Cox
                 Michael:  Cameron Gough

  •   Playing with Daisy by Eleanor Fossey
Director: David Cox
Cast: Daisy: Zuzana Cox
                 Esther:  Liz Shaw

  • The Four Yorkshirewomen (adapted from the Monty Python sketch “The Four Yorkshiremen")
Cast and Directors:          Zuzana Cox, Liz Shaw, Susan Aeschbach, Joy Scherer



Producer: Chris Jones




Auditions for the acting roles in our Autumn Production have now been completed. Very many thanks to all of you who responded.


We are still looking for volunteers for other roles in the Production.


If you would like to volunteer for any of the following roles, please write directly to info@semi-circle.ch

  ·        Stage manager

  ·        Leader for props and set pieces

  ·        Front of house manager

  ·        Light and sound board operators

  ·        Stage crew


 We look forward to hearing from you and please feel free to forward this invitation to anyone you think may be interested.



     Spring Production 2019

 

We are very pleased to announce that the Semi-Circle Spring Production 2019 will take place in June 2019.


Our aim, as always, is to offer a high standard of theatrical entertainment to the English speaking community of Basel, and we are now looking for Directors and play suggestions for this production.


Please submit your proposals and suggestions as soon as possible, and by Sunday 30th September 2018 at the latest, to info@semi-circle.ch.

We aim to get back to you by mid September and auditions are planned for early in the new year - dates to be confirmed.


We are also looking for a Production Manager for this production - if you would like to be considered for this role, please write to info@semi-circle.ch by Sunday 30th September 2018.  





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Details of the 2018 Spring Production of "Top Girls"
can be viewed on the "Productions" page


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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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