Teen improv troupe to take the stage in Dover

On a recent Sunday afternoon, a group of teenagers became pocket lint, got questioned by the police and wrapped themselves in positions that only someone so young could get into — all for a few laughs. Well, more than a few laughs actually. Spontaneous Combustion, a group of eight teens from throughout Kent County, are […]

Best Bets: Comedy goes rogue at First State Improv

There’s a group of people in the area who say whatever comes to their mind. And that’s fine with Melissa Brenner. It’s actually encouraged. Ms. Brenner, of Dover, runs First State Improv. The only troupe of its kind in Kent County, First State Improv teaches adults and kids alike, how to be spontaneous and often, […]

Comedian Jay Mohr to play Dover Downs in March

DOVER — Comedian, impressionist, actor and author Jay Mohr will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, March 13 at 9 p.m. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at noon. They can be purchased by visiting doverdowns.com. Prices range from $30-$75. With a career that has spanned over three decades, Mr. Mohr […]

Ventriloquist Darci Lynne steps from ‘AGT’ to Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — It’s been a whirlwind couple of years for ventriloquist/singer Darci Lynne Farmer. In 2017, she garnered the most votes for a final performance in the history of the NBC show “America’s Got Talent,” winning $1 million and her own headlining act in Las Vegas. After that, came appearances on “Ellen” and “A Very […]

Take Two Drama Club presents Comedy Club May 15

GEORGETOWN – The Take Two Drama Club of Sussex Central High School will present “You’re Not Ready: The 2019 Comedy Club,” an original sketch comedy and improv show completely written by students and directed by SCHS seniors Braeden Swain and Ariana Novak. The show is a popular and cherished Sussex Central tradition and will be […]

Auditions March 3-4 for Possum Players’ April performances of ‘Dixie Swim Club’

GEORGETOWN – Possum Point Players have issued a casting call for auditions for its April 2019 performances of the “Dixie Swim Club.” Audition dates are this Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. and Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Possum Hall, located at 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. Auditions are open to all […]

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: Kabler brings the comedy spirit of Robin Williams to Milton

Roger Kabler thought he was done with it all. After a couple of decades in show business as a standup comic, actor and director, along with having his own sitcom for a season, Mr. Kabler was headed to live in the woods of New England to become a full-time painter. “I tried to come back […]

Jeff Dunham to raise voice(s) at Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham holds the Guinness world record for most tickets sold for a stand-up comedy tour. He has over a million YouTube subscribers, amassing over a billion views, leading to record-breaking viewership of his specials on Comedy Central and NBC. He sells out arenas across the world. And even after 30 years […]

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