Wow I cannot believe we are into our centenary year! 2024 marks our 100 year celebration. Dundee Dramatic Society was founded by a group of like minded individuals in November 1924 and has for the last 100 years been putting on shows (the majority of the time from our home at The Little Theatre). This … Continue reading CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF DDS
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!
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…
The Unexpected Guest Cast L-R. Jamie Flynn; Sarah Pelle; Sinclair Ross; Erik Ramsay; Arina Wright; Alan Sunter; Kris Forrester; Marjory Robertson; Gerard Ryan. The stage is set. Everyone is ready to welcome our first audiences of 2022.
14 days until the curtain rises on our next production of The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie. Tickets are £12 and you can buy them from Dundee box office now. The cast and crew have been working very hard over the last couple of months and everything is coming together. The excitement is building, especially … Continue reading 14 days until curtain up!
Laurie Yates and Jamie Flynn tread the boards during casting! Wow, what an amazing turnout for our first open casting in a while. There was a lovely mix of old members, new members and potential members and every single one of them put on a brilliant performance. The casting committee had some very difficult decisions … Continue reading Casting Success! ‘The Unexpected Guest’
Happy New Year to ane an a! Lang may yer lum reek. We were looking forward to reopening next week, but in light of the further restrictions imposed by the Scottish Government from 26th December until 16th January, even though we can begin rehearsals, we have taken the decision to postpone our reopening until the … Continue reading Open casting call and reopening 18th January!