Children’s Theatre switches it up with ‘The Prince and the Pauper’

DOVER — Mark Twain’s classic “The Prince and the Pauper” comes to life this weekend by way of The Children’s Theatre in Dover. The tale focuses on a case of a lookalike royal and peasant duo who swap places for fun at first, but then become trapped, living the other’s life because no one believes […]

Take Two Drama Club presents ‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’

GEORGETOWN – Sussex Central High School’s Take Two Drama Club is presenting “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a hilariously edgy musical by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin from an original concept by Rebecca Feldman. The show is presented with special permission from Music Theatre International. The musical, which has delighted audiences for decades, […]

‘The Sound of Music’ rings out at Caesar Rodney High School

CAMDEN — The singing von Trapp family of “The Sound of Music” takes the stage this weekend at Caesar Rodney High School. “We sat down in the fall and knew we wanted a classic for the spring show and ended up choosing this one,” said director Keith McCarthy. “A lot of kids in the show […]

‘Cinderella’ to delight at Milford High School

MILFORD — A timeless tale of oppression, triumph and, of course, true love, is set to hit Milford High School’s stage starting Thursday. Students involved with the Milford Drama Club have worked hard to prepare the classic musical, “Cinderella,” for audiences, while refining their characters and learning new tricks. “This is the Broadway version of […]

‘Savannah Sipping Society’ meets at Kent County Theatre Guild

DOVER — The story of four women overcoming challenges and learning to love life is taking the stage starting next weekend as the Kent County Theatre Guild brings the comedy “The Savannah Sipping Society” to Dover. Director Mike Polo found the play while sifting through the works of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten […]

Best Bets: New book chronicles history of Delaware movie theaters

A couple of years ago, Michael Nazarewycz had a revelation. Growing up in Claymont in the 1970s and 80s, Mr. Nazarewycz spent much of youth in one movie theater or another. “But one day it dawned on me that those theaters I went to are all gone,” said Mr. Nazarewycz, who now lives in Middletown. […]

Second Street Players staging ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

MILFORD — Second Street Players present the American classic, “To Kill A Mockingbird,” dramatized by Christopher Sergel, from the book by Harper Lee, starting tonight. Because of renovations at Second Street’s Riverfront Theatre, all performances will be held at Milford High School, located at 1019 N. Walnut St. Performances continue Saturday and Sunday and Feb. […]

Sussex Tech drama program performing ‘Godspell’ Feb. 14-17

REHOBOTH BEACH – Two years ago, it was “Fame.” In 2018, it was “Pippin.” This year, Sussex Technical High School’s acclaimed drama program is set to perform the musical classic “Godspell” at the Clear Space Theatre in Rehoboth Beach, running Feb. 14-17. Featuring an updated score and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, “Godspell” portrays the events […]

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 […]

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 […]