* The Prospect Playhouse is undergoing maintenance
to ensure that it passes its inspections for renewal
of its Liquor Licence. Members and patrons will see
many changes including upgraded faucets in the old
restrooms. In addition, the storage of the pipes
used for hanging set pieces and lighting has been
moved to underneath the storage unit and the rear of
the theatre is now clear.
John Gray High School
sports students in the Dolphin Academy took
part in an awards event at the Prospect Playhouse on
June 24th and CDS provided refreshments to the
students and teachers as part of our commitment to
support use of the theatre by Cayman's public
schools. Also on that day, the final workshop in the
series for JGHS drama students took place.
During the past month, some 180 students have
received an overview of staging, lighting, sounds
props, and costumes from the Theatre Manager.
* Some 40 people
turned up, mainly in costume, for the
which raised donations for our student
support programme. The auditorium was set up to show
the 1975 movie in audience participation mode.
on a great club evening.
* We are
implementing a new secure online ticket purchase
. The new system should be
tested and live in time for Cocktails and Cabaret.
Want a peek? Click on their logo below and see what
your friends are saying about our shows.
We have taken
delivery of some new lights (a) an
Altman Comet 410
and (b) three
Spot 150 LED moving head lights
for the front of stage bar. James Butterworth and
theatre manager Paul de Freitas will be setting up
the new lights in time for Jekyll and Hyde.
* The current
phase of work to upgrade the kitchen is complete
with the east and north walls having been tiled. In
addition, ceiling mounted speakers located
throughout the theatre were replaced and stage sound
can once again be heard in the foyer, green room,
dressing rooms, and upper bar. Your committee thanks
for their assistance with the tiling, and
for installing the new speakers.