2012 and 2013

In 2012 DMS suffered from the national financial recession in the UK and were forced, for the first time in their history, to cancel their spring production of "Anything Goes".

In 2012 Tayport Musical Society would join forces with St Peter and St Paul’s Musical Society and perform a successful show in the Starlight

Later in 2012 DMS were invited to present the Closing Award Ceremony Cabaret at the Waterford International Music Festival which they did to a standing ovation in the Theatre Royal. This was the second time the Society had entertained at the awards ceremony, the first being in 1997, and was another example of the very close friendship that DMS have with Waterford

Also in 2012, DMS once again ventured into the world of Drama when they presented the Scottish Amateur Premier of “Calendar Girls” and Mother Goose played to over 6000 happy Panto goers in December 2012 in the newly managed Whitehall Theatre, continuing to be the Premier Panto in the City

In December 2012 the DMS website registered a quarter of a million hits

2013 saw another Tayside Premier presented by DMS with Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Whistle Down the Wind" at the Whitehall Theatre which received significant critical acclaim

2013 also saw DMS presenting the Scottish Amateur Premier (and only the third amateur company in the UK) of Monty Python's Spamalot once again to great public acclaim.

The Starlight Showroom continued to be popular with other theatrical groups and Thomson Leng Youth Music Theatre presented a highly successful "Seussical The Musical"

Another highly acclaimed Panto "Dick Whittington, a 29th year at Peebles and the Starlight hosting a community based group Panto say 2013 closing as one of DMS's best years.

After a highly successful run of "The Musical of Musicals - The Musical" in 2011 DMS repeated the prodiction in 2012 with Rebecca Smith (Now Waghorn), Thomas Richmond, Ross Glen, and Zoe Glen (Right)

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Ewan Campbell as Mother Goose with Priscilla (Jen Shearer) (Far Left) ; Graeme Neil Smith as Fairy Twinkletoes (Below Right) ; Rachel Weir as Jenny and Elaine Thomson as Jackie (Below) in Mother Goose 2012