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Open auditions for ‘Sound of Music’

Grand Cayman may be topographically flat, but at the Prospect Playhouse Theatre in September, the hills will be coming alive when the Cayman Drama...

Broadway on-screen: The show must go on!

When lockdown was in place in Cayman, people were keen to find ways to entertain themselves, as heading out to restaurants, bars and the...

‘Noises Off!’ promises giggles and guffaws

If there’s something we could all do with right now, it’s a good laugh, which is why the Cayman Drama Society’s latest production is...

Cayman Drama Society presents ‘The Women’

Fresh off the success of the ‘Playhouse Family Christmas’ in November and December of last year, the Cayman Drama Society is presenting its first...

Cayman Drama Society hosts auditions for upcoming show

This has not been the 50th anniversary year that the Cayman Drama Society was expecting. The organisation, established in 1970, had events and shows planned...

Cayman Drama Society hosts online quiz

The Cayman Drama Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, but with many public venues off limits for the time being, it hasn’t been possible to stage any shows. Of course, the members of the society aren’t going to let a little thing like the coronavirus stop them, and so they are hosting an online quiz

‘The Illusion’ opens at Prospect Playhouse Theatre

The Cayman Drama Society kicks off its 50th year with ‘The Illusion’, a play by American playwright Tony Kushner, which he freely adapted from...

A ‘Playhouse Family Christmas’ is fun for all ages

It is once again coming up to that time of year, which means the Cayman Drama Society is pleased to present its annual production...

Review: Take a musical journey ‘Into the Woods’

The Cayman Drama Society has taken on the task of staging some demanding musicals in the last few years, but its latest production – ‘Into the Woods’ – is arguably the most challenging yet.

Murder mystery fans have their choice of whodunits

It seems that two organisations will be vying for participants this Saturday when the Cayman Drama Society and One Dog At A Time host their respective murder mystery nights.

‘Proof’ tickets now on sale

The Cayman Drama Society has been a busy bee this year. The curtain has barely closed on the production ‘On Golden Pond’, and already the society is preparing for the opening of ‘Proof’ in May.

Shakespeare in the park

Ah, who could not appreciate the works of the Bard? Shakespeare’s tragedies, comedies and historical works are well known, although some plays are more familiar than others.

Cayman Drama Society presents ‘On Golden Pond’

The Cayman Drama Society’s season continues with the award-winning play, “On Golden Pond.” It was famously adapted for the screen in 1981, winning Academy Awards for Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn and Best Adapted Screenplay for Ernest Thompson. The first Broadway production was in 1979, and a Broadway revival took place in 2005, which won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play and also the Tony for Best Actor in a Play.

Calling all thespians for ‘Into the Woods’ auditions

Have you always wanted to tread the boards? Does the idea of being in the spotlight draw you like a moth to the flame? Then perhaps now is the time to audition for one of the Cayman Drama Society’s blockbuster musicals.

‘Educating Rita’ explores relationships on and off stage

While playhouses tend to select a script first and issue a casting call afterward, the latest Prospect Playhouse production started first with two actors in mind: Adam Roberts and Soraya Moghadass.
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‘Educating Rita’ at Prospect Playhouse

After the magic of “A Playhouse Family Christmas,” the stage has been set – literally – for the Cayman Drama Society’s next production.

Woodstock and disco night fundraiser for pilot program

It was a time of peace symbols, love and terrific music (followed by huge lapels, bell bottoms and sparkly balls).

Cayman Drama Society offers family-friendly fare

There is no substitute for a good, old-fashioned fairy tale or well-known story that still enchants all ages. The Cayman Drama Society is bringing them to life through performances and live book readings over the next couple of weeks, creating events to entertain young and old.

​Drama Society prepares for ‘The Tempest’

Over the last couple of years, the Cayman Islands has been treated to some glorious shows at the Prospect Playhouse Theatre.

Early bird tickets for ‘Diary of Anne Frank’

Most people know of “The Diary of Anne Frank,” or have at least come across Anne’s name as part of the history of World War II. Few, however, know the details of what happened to the families who went into hiding for two years under Nazi occupation in the Netherlands.

Cayman Drama Society performs Shakespeare in the park

Would a performance of any other playwright have been as sweet?

Weekender Spotlight

It’s all about the fathers this weekend. Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton shares the best spots to spoil your dad this Father’s Day, including the Marriott's night market. On Saturday, don’t miss the annual Flowers Sea Swim on Seven Mile Beach.

Shakespeare by the Sea

Who doesn’t love a bit o’ the Bard? Shakespeare’s works have been performed both on the live stage and the big screen, and now residents of Cayman can enjoy snippets from some of his most famous comedies and tragedies at the Dart Park Amphitheatre on Saturday.

‘Greased lightning’ strikes Cayman

Forty years after the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies first gyrated onto the big screen, summer lovin’ is back at Prospect Playhouse.

Weekender Spotlight

The best time of the week has returned once again. The weekend is here and Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton shares the most promising events to add to your calender, from training with the Cayman Drama Society to the upcoming Breast Cancer Gala with Shannen Doherty.

To be, or not to be, a thespian

There is no question that the Cayman Drama Society has gone from strength to strength over the years.

Weekender Spotlight

The weekend is here and Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton shares the hottest events ahead. Stay tuned for information about Cayman Drama Society's latest production,...

Review: ‘Barefoot in the Park’

Anyone looking for an entertaining night out should see the Neil Simon comedy “Barefoot in the Park,” which opened at the Prospect Playhouse Theatre on Thursday.

Cayman Drama Society presents ‘Barefoot in the Park’

The Cayman Drama Society is gearing up to put on its production of “Barefoot in the Park,” starting on March 8.

Catch holiday spirit at ‘Playhouse Family Christmas’

The return of writer and director Sue Howe’s “A Playhouse Family Christmas” is like stepping into a holiday dream. Singing reindeer invite you to take a sleigh ride. Pajama-clad Three Wise Men whisk you into a sugar-plum fantasy.

‘Playhouse Family Christmas’ returns

As that most wonderful time of the year is nearing again, Grizz and Frizz and their merry band of Christmas characters are busy getting ready to bring Cayman’s audiences “A Playhouse Family Christmas” at the Cayman Drama Society’s Prospect Playhouse Theatre.

Weekender Spotlight

Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton talks Emmys, events, local DJs, Shakesepeare and more.

Review: ‘Sistahs’ cooks up heartfelt look at family life

As an allegory for family, a warm pot of soup bubbling over the kitchen stove makes a fitting symbol. Combined, the medley of ingredients holds the power to heal, satisfy and soothe. Left unattended, these ingredients can boil over and burn.

‘Sistahs’ soup has Caribbean flavor

Cayman Drama Society patrons and visitors will be treated this month to some Caribbean fare.

Cayman Drama Society: From town hall, to pub, to Playhouse

The history of the Cayman Drama Society tells of a theater company desperate to find permanent boards to tread. With roots in hotel play readings pre-1969, the society was assembled into an informal group in 1970, but it would take 20 more years before it could lay permanent claim to a theater base.

Local community mourns barrister

Richard M. de Lacy, a barrister, thespian and musician, passed away Monday evening at the age of 62. Mr. de Lacy is survived by three children and by a grandson. His family will celebrate his life in a memorial service in London in the autumn.

Summer camp for adults

Summer may be full of camps to keep the little ones busy, but what about adults? Cayman Drama Society has the more mature folk covered with a selection of adult events. Weekly training classes, drop-in classes and monthly workshops and training events all provide an outlet for budding thespians.

Prospect theater gets ready to dance ‘Footloose’

Members of the Cayman Drama Society are preparing to kick off their Sunday shoes and cut footloose as they bring the explosive rock ‘n’ roll musical sensation “Footloose” to the audiences of Cayman, opening on June 1.

‘Not Now, Darling’

The hilarious “Not Now, Darling,” a farce by Ray Cooney and John Chapman, opens the 2017 season at the Cayman Drama Society’s Prospect Playhouse on Feb. 23.

Monster Dash, Radio/Telethon & Catboat Club: This week’s ‘don’t miss’ events

Save Our Youth Monster Dash; NCVO Radio/Telethon; Premier’s Cup Race; 16th Annual Cut-A-Thon; and ‘Breeze Through Broadway’

‘Breeze Through Broadway’ with Cayman Drama Society

The Cayman Drama Society is excited to take you on a “Breeze Through Broadway” and a whirl around the West End. For three nights only, familiar faces – along with some emerging local stars – will take you on a musical journey of old favorites and new.

Ghosts, monsters and princesses: This week’s ‘don’t miss’ events

Ghosts, monsters and princesses running around – oh my! Save Our Youth Monster Dash; NCVO Radio/Telethon; 16th Annual Cut-A-Thon; ‘Breeze Through Broadway’; and Artisan Market.

‘Yes Minister’ offers entertaining night out

Anyone familiar with the wonderful “Yes Minister” and, subsequently, “Yes, Prime Minister” shows, written by Sir Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn will remember their extraordinary wit, and the insight they reveal of a government’s inner workings.

‘Yes, Minister’ early bird tickets

Who can forget the magnificent writing and actors in the “Yes, Minister” and “Yes, Prime Minister” series?

‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ a blockbuster success for Drama Society

Cayman Drama Society’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is a dazzling success.

Cayman Drama Society rolls out first major production of year

Cayman Drama Society rolls out its first major production of the year next month with the vibrantly crowd-pleasing Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat.

CDS delivers ‘Love Letters’ to local audience

Cayman Drama Society is staging “Love Letters” at Prospect Playhouse in a four-night run over the weekends of Feb. 5 and Feb. 12.

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