Delaware Theater Spotlight


Christmas in July: The Brandywiners present Annie

I've only recently begun introducing my 8 year old son and 6 year old daughter to live theatre (mostly because I wasn't sure I could keep them quiet and still through an entire show)...

July 28, 2014

Hamlet at Delaware Shakespeare Festival

This is a guest review from our friends at the Delaware Arts Info blog, written by Charles "Ebbie" Alfree. You can find their website at http://www.deartsinfo...

July 14, 2014

Little Shop of Horrors at the Wilmington Drama League

Little Shop of Horrors is a story that has been around for years. From the original non-musical 1960 film, the staged musical, and finally the 1986 musical movie starring Rick Moranis, even a short-lived Saturday morning cartoon, this show has taken on a lot of variations...

June 17, 2014

Dame Edna's Annual Family (and Down Under Members) Barbeque

When I was on my way to see Dame Edna's Annual Family (and Down Under Members) Barbecue, I thought I knew what to expect. I had never seen a Dame Edna show before, but I know who Dame Edna is, and knew that some over the top comedy would be involved...

June 16, 2014

The Life and Death of Richard II at Arden Shakespeare Gild

For some people, the moment they hear the word "Shakespeare," they just tune out. I don't know if it's because of a bad required school-reading experience, but the fact is Shakespeare is still read and performed today for a reason...

June 13, 2014

The Odd Couple at The Candlelight Theatre

Neil Simon is arguably one of the greatest American playwrights in our time. If you have yet to see any of his plays performed live, then you need to march yourself over to The Candlelight Theatre in Arden and see The Odd Couple (female version)...

June 10, 2014

Sideways Stories From Wayside School at the Wilmington Drama League

Having never read Sideways Stories From Wayside School, I wasn't sure what to expect from the Wilmington Drama League production. I knew that it was based on a collection of children's short stories...

May 13, 2014

The Outsiders at Reedy Point Players

I had the opportunity to see my first production from the Reedy Point Players recently, and I only wish that it ran more than one weekend. I can remember reading The Outsiders in high school and being fascinated by the Greasers and Socs rivalry...

May 9, 2014

The Bomb-itty of Errors at CTC

I have a confession to make. While I love live theatre - both performing in it and watching it - I've never been the biggest Shakespeare fan. Don't get me wrong, I can appreciate the man's brilliance...

May 4, 2014

Wit at UD's Resident Ensemble Players

No matter how smart or dim-witted you are, how tall or short you are, or even how talented you areŚcancer does not discriminate. This is the lesson that Professor Vivian Bearing, played by Kathleen Pirkl Tague, has to learn...

April 29, 2014

 

Theater Calendar

Annie
Brandywiners
July 24 - August 1

Always... Patsy Cline
The Candlelight Theatre
July 11 - August 24


Auditions

To Kill a Mockingbird
Wilmington Drama League
August 3 & 5

Nathan The Wise
Wilmington Drama League
August 13 & 17