Dover teen takes the musical baton

DOVER — Fifteen-year-old Grady O’Connor is well on his way to becoming an accomplished musician. He is preparing to take the lead of Wesley United Methodist Church’s choir, directing a piece under the tutelage of Becky Davis. Grady started playing alto saxophone five years ago and has since been on a mission to learn everything […]

‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ serves up laughs at Kent County Theatre Guild

DOVER — The Kent County Theatre Guild is bringing an adaption of the French farce, “Don’t Dress for Dinner” to the stage starting this weekend. The show was first read by the Guild’s play committee a few years ago and at the time, the show’s director Steve Caporricio thought it was great. He has been […]

Dover man making most of second chance at life

DOVER — Receiving an organ transplant and getting a second chance at life call for celebration. That’s why the Transplant Games of America brings together thousands of transplant recipients every other year to participate in sports they wouldn’t be able play without receiving a transplant. Last month, Lloyd Saba of Dover competed in his fifth […]

‘A Few Good Men’ on stage twice this weekend

CAMDEN — The military legal drama “A Few Good Men” is coming to the stage in Kent County this weekend with shows in Camden and Smyrna presented by Stanton’s 4th Wall theater troupe. “I’ve been wanting to do the play since I originally saw the movie but have seriously been thinking about it for three […]

Wyoming gets set for 28th annual Peach Festival

WYOMING — At the height of peach season comes the 28th annual Wyoming Peach Festival on Saturday. And although Wyoming may be a tiny town, it always aims to put on a great festival. “Sometimes people don’t even realize Wyoming is its own town but when they come to the Peach Festival, you’ll see this […]

Ballet Theatre of Dover salutes ‘America’

DOVER – The Ballet Theatre of Dover will pay a theatrical tribute to the United States in its Thursday performance of “America.” The production includes portrayals of different eras of American history from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance and captures the experiences of Native Americans to immigrants. “I myself am an immigrant and […]

It’s about face for artist Simon at Dover Public Library

DOVER — The arts were a hobby of Wilmington artist Paul Simon for many years before becoming his sole focus. “I had been doing art on and off for years but it was very sporadic and undisciplined,” he said. “All of it has always interested me, though. I’ve taken classes in all areas from painting […]

‘Sisters Rosensweig’ puts females at forefront at Kent County Theatre Guild

DOVER — The story of three middle-aged Jewish-American sisters, “The Sisters Rosensweig,” takes the stage at the Kent County Theatre Guild’s Patchwork Playhouse starting this weekend for a run of five shows. The witty and heartfelt piece centers around a dinner party in honor of Sara Goode, a successful American banker celebrating her 54th birthday […]

Thirteen vying to become the new Miss Delaware

LEWES — On Saturday night, 13 young women will take the stage at Cape Henlopen High School to vie for the title of Miss Delaware 2018. Each contestant will be scored on an interview, an on-stage question, evening wear, fitness in swimsuit and talent, with talent making up 35 percent of the total score. Miss […]

Children’s Theatre sets sail with ‘Lady Pirates of the Caribbean’

DOVER — Follow the cast of the Children’s Theatre on their quest for stolen treasure in this weekend’s show, “Lady Pirates of the Caribbean.” The play, which includes cases of mistaken identity, deception and of course drama on the high seas, is directed by Martia McGinnis in her first time at the helm. She originally […]