Best Bets: Dover’s McGiffin finds ‘Neverland’ in Wilmington

A veteran of five national touring productions, actor and Dover native Conor McGiffin has never had any of his shows stop in Delaware — until now. “Finding Neverland,” the Broadway musical that follows the relationship between playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired his work “Peter Pan,” will take the stage of The Playhouse […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Best Bets: Logen to tell tales of tunes for Dover shows

For Americana/folk artist Michael Logen, getting a chance to talk about his songs while performing brings a whole added dimension to his work. “I love it. I just did a month-long tour of the UK with that kind of format and it’s a unique kind of show,” he said. “A lot of folks have never […]

Best Bets: Bridal Event at Maple Dale Country Club offers one-stop wedding shopping

The annual Bridal Event at Maple Dale Country Club in Dover is scheduled for Sunday at noon. This event is produced by local, full-time bridal industry service professionals including Authentic Entertainment LLC, CM Baker Photography, Dream Vacations, Dover Tents & Events, Maple Dale Country Club, the Perfect Wedding Guide, Primerica Financial Services and The Wedding […]

BEST BETS: First Rider Fest tunes up for charity

Last summer, Caesar Rodney High School senior David Haynes was urged to make a difference in his community. During a leadership seminar at the school, CR’s wrestling coach Dan Rigby talked about the impact students could have by creating a charity fundraiser. That got David’s wheels turning. “I definitely wanted to do something for an […]

BEST BETS: Catanzaro to share songs and stories in Dover

With a multiple-octave range and a voice compared to Robert Plant and Janis Joplin, singer/songwriter Cassidy Catanzaro has turned a lot of heads in the music world over the past two decades. As the lead singer of the alt-country female band Antigone Rising from 1999 to 2008, Ms. Catanzaro, who goes by Cassidy on stage, […]

BEST BETS: Amillion the Poet aims to do Dover proud at Firefly

As it turns out, Dover’s Amillion the Poet had to go halfway around the world in order to perform in his own backyard. The hip-hop artist and author was last week officially named to the lineup for this summer’s Firefly Music Festival. It’s the fulfillment of a longtime dream. “They reached out to me,” he […]

BEST BETS: Country singer Parsons on rise to Tom’s Bullpen

Phillip Michael Parsons is a rising country music artist with an ever-growing fan base. And he has his alarm clock to thank. Born in Gainsville, Florida and moving around to a variety of places before settling in southern Maryland with his family, the young Mr. Parsons could only listen to Christian music growing up. “My […]