Venue: Berufsfachschule Kohlenberggasse, Basel
6/7/8/13/14/15 October 2011
Antony Hehir - Man
This is a dialogue between a married couple in their forties who reminisce about their past. These two live tgether in what they call love, yet on the memories of their initail and most intimate moments there is a inexplicable discrepancy.
Night was played twice, at the beginning of the evening and again after the interval. The text of this play is so rich that it is open to a nuber of interpretations which was explored as the piece opens the first and second acts in different guises.
Death of a Clown - by Paul Beard, directed by Zuzana Cox
As they wait for the death of thir father - the ringmaster and head of the family circus - his two sons fight to gain control of the circus and its future.
Norma - by Alun Owen, directed by Penny Rettig
A playlet about an unmarried couple, an affair and the end of it.
Ruby of Elsinore - by Bruce Kane, directed by David Cox
This is a comedy about the confessions of the characters from 'Hamlet' to Ruby, the castle's hairdresser.
A series of one-act plays in English where misunderstandings about the past may lead to an uncertain future for the characters.
With 'Death of a Clown', the Semi-Circle received the Taché Diamonds Award for the third place at the FEATS European theatre festival in Geneva in June 2011.