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Cayman Ilika

 

Bio:
Cayman is a proud Actors Equity member and lifelong pacific northwest resident. (read complete bio)
VIDEO: THIS IS OUR CITY â€" A Music Video by The 5th Avenue Theatre Photo VIDEO: THIS IS OUR CITY â€" A Music Video by The 5th Avenue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2022

“This is Our City,” is an original song by 5th Avenue Theatre favorite and frequent collaborator Richard Gray (Murder for Two, West Side Story, among many others) and is performed by theater artists Cayman Ilika, Nicholas Japaul Bernard, Naomi Morgan, and Jasmine Joshua.

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Photo The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre announced its 2022/23 Season. The 2022/23 Season features a dynamic lineup of musical theater magic that includes a world premiere, a co-production with ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, and fresh takes on musical theater favorites that investigate the complicated, often messy, but always sublimely beautiful truths of living.

Cast And Creative Team Announced For ALWAYS PATSY CLINE at The Great Lakes Center For Photo Cast And Creative Team Announced For ALWAYS PATSY CLINE at The Great Lakes Center For The Arts
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021

Returning to the role of Patsy Cline is Cayman Ilika, who has performed on stages throughout the country including the 5th Avenue Theatre and Village Theatre in Seattle, Musical Theatre West in Los Angeles, and The Asolo Repertory Theatre in Saraosota.

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces Virtual Gala on June 4 Photo The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces Virtual Gala on June 4
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2021

The 5th Avenue Theatre will host its most heartfelt digital event of the year, the I ❤ The 5th Gala on Friday, June 4.

Sun Valley Opera Presents GARDEN CONCERT AL FRESCO Photo Sun Valley Opera Presents GARDEN CONCERT AL FRESCO
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2020

On Friday, September 25, Sun Valley Opera will feature Seattle-based singer and actress Cayman Ilika in an outdoor performance, titled Garden Concert Al Fresco!

Photo Flash: THE SENSIBLE CABARET Welcomes The Luminous Cayman Ilika Photo Photo Flash: THE SENSIBLE CABARET Welcomes The Luminous Cayman Ilika
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2020

Last night, The Duplex Cabaret Theatre welcomed with open arms Cayman Ilika, and special guests Olivia Hernandez, Charlie Johnson, and Ethan Andersen on keys. The set featured the leading lady's bicoastal journey as she reclaims New York in full-throated measure.

Cayman Ilika Joins THE SENSIBLE CABARET Photo Cayman Ilika Joins THE SENSIBLE CABARET
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2020

A Sensible Theatre Co. presents The Sensible Cabaret - once a month, every month - aiming to elevate Queer & Allied artists here in New York City. This Tuesday, February 11th at 7:00P at The Duplex, Sensible will feature the luminous Cayman Ilika, fresh from her west coast Sensible Cabaret in November! Grab your tickets for this tight hour - laden with Broadway melodies, quirky delights, and tales of Cayman's plans to conquer both coasts.

2019 Gypsy Rose Lee Award Winners Announced Photo 2019 Gypsy Rose Lee Award Winners Announced
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020

Seattle Theater Writers Seattle's theater reviewers circle announces the Winners of Excellence in Seattle theatrical productions. Spanning dozens of theater companies and productions, from large and prominent to small and humble, the Gypsy Rose Lee Awards honor the excellence found across the area.

Showtunes Theatre Company Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary at Town Hall Photo Showtunes Theatre Company Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary at Town Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020

Showtunes Theatre Company produced its first musical in concert on January 22, 2000 at Town Hall in Seattle. That first show was Anyone Can Whistle, a Stephen Sondheim/Arthur Laurents cult favorite that showcased 30+ local performers and musicians and enjoyed a sold-out-one-night-only performance. Now, 20 years and one month to the day, Showtunes has produced 40 musicals in concert, multiple cabarets and special events produced in and around Seattle since January of 2000 on the very stage it all began - Town Hall Seattle.

Nominees Announced for The 2020 GYPSY ROSE LEE AWARDS Photo Nominees Announced for The 2020 GYPSY ROSE LEE AWARDS
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2020

Seattle's critics' circle announces nominees for the 2020 Gypsy Rose Lee awards celebrating excellence in Seattle theatrical productions.

The Premiere Cast Recording of YANKEE DOODLE DANDY is Available Now Photo The Premiere Cast Recording of YANKEE DOODLE DANDY is Available Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019

The life and times of legendary showman George M. Cohan explode into the 21st century in a sensational musical, Yankee Doodle Dandy! For the first time, the complete recording of this remarkable new musical is available on CD, digital and streaming formats. The Seattle Times called the show, 'Irresistible!' It features a book by David Armstrong (Artistic Director Emeritus of The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle) and new songs inspired by unfinished Cohan melodies, including the heartbreaking ballad, Pick Up Your Dreams, by Albert Evans (Nite Club Confidential, Pageant).

Full Cast Announced for AUSTEN'S PRIDE; Steven Good, Olivia Hernandez, and More Photo Full Cast Announced for AUSTEN'S PRIDE; Steven Good, Olivia Hernandez, and More
by Julie Musbach - Sep 12, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced the full cast for its new production of Austen's Pride: A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice, which is now in rehearsals and begins performances in Seattle on October 4, 2019.

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Village Will Have You Rockin' in Your Seat Photo BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Village Will Have You Rockin' in Your Seat
by Jay Irwin - May 10, 2019

'Million Dollar Quartet', that Rock and Roll spectacular, has long held a special place in the hearts of Village Theatre patrons owing to it being one of those shows that made a name on Broadway after having its beginnings in the Village Originals workshops. Well, those prodigal sons (and daughter) have returned to Village's stage and this new cast, while still paying homage to the iconic characters, are definitely putting their own spin on the roles. And it amounts to a rockin' good time!

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Makes Its Return To The Stage Photo MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Makes Its Return To The Stage
by Julie Musbach - Apr 15, 2019

After hosting the World Premiere in 2007, Village Theatre is ecstatic to mount an all-new production of Million Dollar Quartet complete with a rock star team of professionals from around the country. The blockbuster hit story of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins is set to run in Issaquah May 9 - June 23, 2019 before moving to Everett June 28 - July 28, 2019.

Global Roundup 3/22 - THE COLOR PURPLE Casting Controversy, Paper Mill's 2019/2020 Se Photo Global Roundup 3/22 - THE COLOR PURPLE Casting Controversy, Paper Mill's 2019/2020 Season, and More!
by BWW Special - Mar 22, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Color Purple Casting Controversy, Paper Mill's 2019/2020 Season, and More!

BWW Review:  You'll Go 'Crazy' and 'Fall to Pieces' over ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE at Tap Photo BWW Review: You'll Go 'Crazy' and 'Fall to Pieces' over ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE at Taproot
by Jay Irwin - Mar 16, 2019

Dear Readers, as I'm sure you're aware, we are blessed with an abundance of riches here in Seattle with the local talent who grace our stages, if you know where to look. Well, currently the treasure map leads right over to Taproot Theatre and X marks the spot on the Isaac Studio Theatre where they are producing "Always… Patsy Cline" starring two gems, Cayman Ilika and Kate Jaeger who will rock you, crack you up, and maybe even bring a tear to your eye with their absolute brilliance.

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Cayman Ilika And Kate Jaeger Star In ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Photo Cayman Ilika And Kate Jaeger Star In ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2019

Cayman Ilika (5th Avenue Theatre's Kiss Me, Kate; Annie) and Kate Jaeger (Taproot Theatre's Persuasion, Village Theatre's Beta Series ZM) star as Patsy Cline and Louise Seger, respectively, in Always... Patsy Cline. This musical tribute features over 25 songs, including hits like 'Walkin' After Midnight,' 'I Fall to Pieces' and 'Crazy.' Taproot Theatre's Associate Artistic Director, Karen Lund (Taproot Theatre's Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley), directs this big-hearted tale of love and loss.

BWW Review: MTW's OLIVER! Exudes Thrill and Joy Photo BWW Review: MTW's OLIVER! Exudes Thrill and Joy
by Don Grigware - Feb 12, 2019

Oliver!/book. lyrics and music by Lionel Bart/ based on Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist//directed by James A. Rocco/choreographed by Hector Guerrero/musical director: Ryan O'Connell/MTW (Musical Theatre West)/The Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach/through February 24 Oliver! is a devilishly fine musical by Lionel Bart who wrote the book, music and lyrics without collaboration. It's an uplifting story of an abused orphan who learns how to survive in 19th century London with the help of acquaintances from both sides of the track. Currently onstage via MTW at the Carpenter Center in Long Beach, the musical boasts a superb cast headed by Davis Gaines as Fagin and 15 delightful and talented child actors.

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