Award winning mystery ‘Sleuth’ opens Possum Point Players’ 2019 season

GEORGETOWN – Possum Hall in Georgetown will showcase the Tony Award-winning mystery, “Sleuth,” as the main production kickoff to the Possum Point Players’ 2019 season. A classic tale of suspense, “Sleuth” will take the stage Jan. 25, 26 and 27, and Feb. 1, 2 and 3. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and […]

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ flies high at Kent County Theatre Guild

DOVER — The tale of Peter Pan before his literary debut takes the stage starting next week with a run of “Peter and the Starcatcher” by the Kent County Theatre Guild. “We get to find out how Peter became the character in the story we all know so well,” said director John Muller. But at […]

‘Miracle on 34th Street’ comes to Milford’s Riverfront Theatre

MILFORD — Santa Claus is coming to town and his identity is under scrutiny at Riverfront Theatre. The Second Street Players will tell the classic holiday tale “Miracle on 34th Street” in Milford starting tonight. Under the auspices of director Steven Haber and assistant director Melissa Brenner, the show will be performed today and Saturday […]

Be their guest for Children’s Theatre production of ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

  DOVER – A Disney classic takes the stage this weekend in the form of “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the Schwartz Center courtesy of The Children’s Theatre Inc. Despite the musical being one of the most famous Disney tales, the Children’s Theatre has only performed the show one other time, more than 20 […]

Best Bets: ‘A Christmas Story’ to be told at Caesar Rodney High

The Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew and Thespians usher in the holiday season this weekend with the classic tale “A Christmas Story.” Jean Shepherd’s semi-autobiographical account, as adapted for the stage by Philip Grecian, tells the tale of 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest to receive a Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Range Model […]

‘Nightfall’ explores Poe’s work at Milford High

MILFORD — Two Edgar Allan Poes and a slew of characters will walk across the Milford High School stage this weekend in dramatic fashion, wrought with a darkness only Poe can offer. “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe,” presented by the school’s drama club, will feature readings of poems written by the iconic poet, mixed with […]

‘Beauty for Ashes’ a tale of transformation at Dover High

DOVER — One woman’s story of overcoming the odds takes to the stage Saturday night in Dover with the play “Beauty for Ashes.” Shawneya Ellis found herself pregnant in high school, and with five children by age 26, struggling to make ends meet. “There were times when I didn’t think we would make it. We […]

Sussex Tech students put on family-friendly comedy for fall theatre production

GEORGETOWN – The family-friendly ensemble comedy “Bad Auditions by Bad Actors” will be the featured fall performance from Sussex Technical High School’s acclaimed drama program November 8-10. Tickets are now on sale. The play, written by Ian McWethy, follows a first-time director working to cast the leads to “Romeo and Juliet” the day before rehearsals […]

Possum Players schedule auditions for ‘Sleuth’

GEORGETOWN – Possum Point Players will hold auditions for the stage thriller “Sleuth” in early November. Auditions at Possum Hall are scheduled Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. Directed by Ed Guinan, “Sleuth” is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French Inc. […]

Musical ‘Boundless’ puts spotlight on disabled

DOVER – “Boundless,” a first-of-its-kind musical displaying the strides individuals with disabilities have made throughout recent history and within their personal lives will take the Dover High stage this weekend. Headed up by the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) — a state advocacy organization for individuals living with disabilities — “Boundless” is a […]