Another successful play for DDS. Deathtrap played to almost full houses and the audiences loved it. The twists and turns kept them guessing and the actors did an amazing job of bringing their characters to life. This has been an amazing play to direct. One of our shortest rehearsal periods and we smashed it out … Continue reading A stage full of weapons! Deathtrap
Our director Elma was delighted to put up the 'Full House' sign over several of our performances of The Stranger. Audiences really enjoy Agatha Christie, and even though this was a lesser known one, it was still an enjoyable twist. Our next play has been cast and we are excited to announce that Gill Hunter … Continue reading Sell out for Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie makes a return to the Little Theatre, The Stranger is a tense psychological thriller adapted from the novel Philomel Cottage. Enid meets a handsome and charismatic stranger Gerald, and leaves her fiance for him. They move to an idyllic cottage in the countryside, but not everything is as it seems. Casting has taken … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s tense thriller ‘The Stranger’
Wow, what an amazing run - most of the shows were sold out. This was an hilarious adaptation of Hitchcock's 39 Steps, and with some stage ninja know how, we managed to transport our audiences from London to Scotland then back again. This has been a fun show to produce and our audience members loved … Continue reading 39 Steps success!
Our next rehearsals are well underway for Alan Ayckbourn's hilarious whodunnit farce It Could be Any One of Us. Patti Jessiman (who regular audience members may recognise as the inspector from The Girl on the Train) is directing for the first time since returning to Dundee and DDS after a lengthy absence. Her cast and … Continue reading Farce and quick wit – Ayckbourn’s classic comedy whodunnit
We have been rehearsing hard these last few weeks and are looking forward to bringing Columbo's Prescription: Murder to our stage. The matinee has sold out - we have dusted off the 'Full House' sign and other dates are selling well. Tickets for our opening Preview night are available from the venue only and cost … Continue reading Just one more thing…. it’s Show Week!
DDS are bringing Columbo's first mystery to the stage. Our next play, Prescription: Murder has been cast, and rehearsals have begun. Casting was completely in-house this time around, and we had a great turn out from current members. Well done to everyone who read. You all amazingly well and the casting committee had a tough … Continue reading Columbo is cast!
Saturday was the final performance of The Girl on the Train. Director Jacob Harrison wanted to try something new, use sound, light and projection together to help tell the story, and it worked very well. It was exciting to use new equipment to tell a story in a different way and it sounded like our … Continue reading Exiting the station! Time for another one…
July and August looks set to be a busy couple of months. Not only are rehearsals well underway for The Girl on the Train. We are also preparing to host Dean Friedman for a concert on evening of 4th August 2022. Rehearsals for our play are going well. We are working hard and looking forward … Continue reading July and August a busy time for DDS
John Parkin and Sharon Reilly reading their scene (photo by Gill Hunter) We are delighted that so many people came to our casting for The Girl on the Train. There was a great mix of newcomers and current members and everyone did amazingly well. Our casting committee had a tough decision and we are delighted … Continue reading The Girl on The Train – Casting Success!