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Delaware Theater Spotlight

Alone Together at Chapel Street Players

There are some parents who dread Empty Nest Syndrome - finding themselves alone together after their children have grown and moved out. Then there are those parents who eagerly look forward to it...

October 20, 2014

Angels in America at UD's Resident Ensemble Players

When Tony Kusher wrote his Pulitzer Award winning play Angels in America, Part I: Millennium Approaches, there were not many plays written about AIDS...

September 29, 2014

Love Letters at Delaware Theatre Company

When I saw that the Delaware Theatre Company was opening their season this year with Love Letters, I wasn't sure what to expect. I knew that it was essentially the letters of a couple spanning years...

September 23, 2014

Fiddler on the Roof at The Candlelight Theatre

Fifty years ago on this date, Fiddler on the Roof opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre in New York. Since then, it has been performed thousands of times around the world...

September 22, 2014

Jesus Christ Superstar at the Wilmington Drama League

It's safe to say that approximately 2000 years later, everyone knows the story of Jesus Christ. However, not everyone knows what the life of Jesus looked like from Judas Iscariot's point of view...

September 15, 2014

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


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