Best Bets: Delaware Comedy Theatre brings laughs to Milton Theatre

A professional comedy actor and writer in Los Angeles, David Warrick wanted to continue the laughs when he moved to Delaware in 2004. That’s why he and his wife Amy started the Delaware Comedy Theatre in 2005 in the Rehoboth Beach area. “We were lonely and missed the comedy scene of L.A.,” said Mr. Warrick, […]

Frank Caliendo to raise voices at Dover Downs

DOVER — When talking to Frank Caliendo, you’re never quite sure who you’re speaking to. During a 15-minute phone conversation Tuesday afternoon, his voices ranged from a young Al Pacino and Bill Clinton to Donald Trump and even Billy Crystal. On Jan. 18, Mr. Caliendo, the well-known comedian and impressionist, comes to Dover Downs Hotel […]

Best Bets: Ex-Chicago singer Coffey to celebrate troops in Dover

It will be a star-spangled Saturday night at Dover Downs’ Fire & Ice nightclub as Jeff Coffey, the former lead singer and bassist for the legendary band Chicago, plays a Celebrate the Troops free concert this weekend. Mr. Coffey, whose brother Chuck Broadway serves in the Air Force at the Pentagon, will tell stories about […]

Best Bets: New year means new things to do in 2019

Now that the holiday hubbub has calmed down, it’s time to turn our attention to what awaits in 2019. The local entertainment is starting to fill up. So let’s look at what we know about so far. •The stages are set for this year’s Firefly Music Festival, slated for three days — June 21-23 — […]

Best Bets: Firefly, festivals helped light up year in local entertainment

As we get set to say goodbye to 2018, it’s time to take one last look at the fun we had this year in the local entertainment world. •For starters, the seventh annual Firefly Music Festival took place June 14-17 at the Woodlands of Dover. Arctic Monkeys, in their first show in three years, headlined […]

Some suggestions on where to ring in 2019

As the clock strikes midnight Tuesday morning, we’ll be looking at a new year. Here are some local ways to bring 2019 in style Monday night: •There will be a celebration in the city of Dover for the first time in a few years. The Capital City Countdown will take place at Loockerman Way Plaza […]

Best Bets: Dover-born Lucas competes on ‘The Titan Games’

A journey that started in Dover has led Kyle Lucas to the biggest TV battleground ever constructed. Mr. Lucas will compete on the physical competition series “The Titan Games,” produced and featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The show premieres Jan. 3 at 8 p.m. on NBC. The 27-year-old was born in Dover while his father […]

Best Bets: Capital Ringers to make music in Milton

The Capital Ringers are on the move. Starting next week, the 16-member handbell choir is moving its base of operations from the Presbyterian Church of Dover to Conley’s United Methodist Church in Lewes. “We were offered the space to rehearse, which will end up being more accessible for us since most of our members are […]

Travis Scott, Post Malone to headline Firefly Music Festival

DOVER — Recent Grammy Award nominees Travis Scott and Post Malone along with rock band Panic! At The Disco will headline next year’s Firefly Music Festival, officials announced late Monday afternoon. Firefly returns to The Woodlands for the eighth year June 21-23. It will be three days next year instead of four as it had […]

Best Bets: Milford’s Rescignos put a twin spin on Christmas

The holidays will be doubly special at the Milton Theatre Sunday night as twin brothers Robbie and Paul Rescigno present their cabaret-style show “The Rescignos: Merry Christmas to Paul and to Paul A Good Night (featuring Robbie).” It will be the 10th annual holiday production presented by the Milford natives, who have been living and […]