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Diary of Anne Frank opens a window to history

Diary of Anne Frank opens a window to history

| 05/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Upon entering the theatre at the Prospect Playhouse it is immediately clear that Cayman Drama Society’s (CDS) performance of The Diary of Anne Frank, which opens 6 September, is going to be unique. The theatre has been transformed, with the seating area becoming part of the stag [...]

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Rundown attracts full houses

Rundown attracts full houses

| 03/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Rundown, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual comedy revue, returned to the Harquail Theatre for its 26th season on Thursday, 26 April, with a packed house each night over the four-day opening weekend. The show, which will continue until Sunday, 13 May, feature [...]

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Creator Dave Martins returns to Rundown

Creator Dave Martins returns to Rundown

| 16/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Rundown, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual comedy revue, returns to the Harquail Theatre for its 26th season from Thursday, 26 April through Sunday, 13 May, with the first week featuring an appearance by creator Dave Martins who has written a special song fo [...]

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Cayman set to celebrate arts and culture

Cayman set to celebrate arts and culture

| 09/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of Arts, raises its curtains this month, showcasing the cultural diversity and artistic talent in the community. The event, which features various activities over a 10-day period, kicks off with the National Arts & Culture Awards an [...]

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Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For two nights only, 19 and 20 January 2018, Cocktails and Cabaret will again be gracing the stage at Prospect Playhouse with a Broadway show, Cayman-style, in aid of the Zak Quappe Memorial Scholarship Fund (ZQSF). Originally presented in 2012 by Melanie Ebanks, the production was [...]

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Kids kick off ‘Gimistory’ ahead of star-packed event

Kids kick off ‘Gimistory’ ahead of star-packed event

| 24/11/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s youngest storytellers will be kicking off one of the islands’ most popular festivals on Saturday night (25 November), when ‘Gimistory’ opens at Dart Park on South Church Street. The annual event will run for seven days and features an impressive a [...]

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Cayman’s CARIFESTA performers offer local preview

Cayman’s CARIFESTA performers offer local preview

| 25/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) will be showcasing Cayman’s presentation for this year’s CARIFESTA, set for 17-27 August in Barbados. Local audiences will be able to preview the entire show at the Harquail Theatre from 28-30 July, which will also serve as a fundr [...]

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Rundown celebrates 25 years of shows

Rundown celebrates 25 years of shows

| 28/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rundown, the annual music and comedy revue, has opened at the Harquail Theatre, marking its 25th anniversary. Designed and directed by Henry Muttoo, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) production is a combination of comedy and song with a series of loosely linked skits a [...]

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Footloose steps on stage at the Playhouse

Footloose steps on stage at the Playhouse

| 26/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Tickets are now on sale for the Cayman Drama Society (CDS) production of “Footloose – The Musical”. The show, with lyrics by Dean Pitchford and music by Tom Snow, is based on the 1980s hit film. With a cast of more than 30 performers, the show will be presented at the Pr [...]

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Red Sky set to light up the night

Red Sky set to light up the night

| 24/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fifth annual Red Sky at Night, the celebration of Caymanian arts and culture, takes place tomorrow (25 February) on the grounds of the Harquail Theatre. One of the anchor events of Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of the Arts, and a favourite of artisans and attend [...]

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Volunteers needed for Red Sky

Volunteers needed for Red Sky

| 03/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the fifth year, Red Sky at Night, which is produced by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), will offer an evening of performing and visual arts on Saturday, 25 February. As one of the anchor events of Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of the Arts, Red Sky [...]

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Arts Festival showcases international and homegrown talent

Arts Festival showcases international and homegrown talent

| 02/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017 eXtra Cayman Arts Festival (CAF), set for 9-11 February, will feature world-class performers Dama Trio from Italy and the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble with Helen Sung, with “fringe” events showcasing local musicians and other artists, including the Cayman Youth Choir and tw [...]

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Cultural Foundation production a story well told

Cultural Foundation production a story well told

| 02/11/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Compelling and provocative are merely a few words to describe the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s adaptation of American writer Donald Margulies’ play Collected Stories on at the Harquail Studio Theatre. Set in 1990s New York City, the play follows Ruth Steiner, a univers [...]

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Drama Society “breezes” through Broadway

Drama Society “breezes” through Broadway

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A handful of famous show tunes, men dressed in pink feather boas and a packed lively crowd all made for a fun and vibrant opening night of Cayman Drama Society’s A Breeze Through Broadway on Thursday, 27 October. The production is the brainchild of director Beverly Edgington. Co [...]

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Arts Festival offers musical treats

Arts Festival offers musical treats

| 23/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This autumn the Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) is showcasing world-class harpist Catrin Finch and many local artists including flautists Elizabeth Malkin and Daniela Granados (the winner of the 2016 Butterfield Musician of the year), clarinetist Deidra Campbell, pianists Glen Inanga an [...]

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