Carper sets stage with ENCORES bill to support live entertainment venues

MILTON — Live entertainment venues look to get a boost, as Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., discussed his newly introduced bill at Milton Theatre on Monday, which will give live entertainment venues across the country a tax credit to make up for revenue lost to canceled shows amidst COVID-19. The Entertainments New Credit Opportunity for Relief […]

Clear Space goes from stage to screen at Lefty’s

LEWES — In the midst of a global pandemic, local theater performances can be hard to come by in a safe and healthy environment. To solve this problem, Lefty’s Alley and Eats in Lewes has partnered with Clear Space Theatre Company in Rehoboth Beach to bring prerecorded musical performances to the restaurants new drive-in movie […]

Best Bets: Despite stalled season, Freeman Stage moving forward

With the coronavirus crisis affecting all manner life as we know it, the Freeman Stage in Selbyville has had to stand in place while still moving forward. Although its summer season of shows is still undetermined, with no performances announced thus far, plans are on the books to build a new venue for its ever-growing […]

Best Bets: Clear Space Theatre Company makes most of unclear picture

On the website for the Clear Space Theatre Company, it says “the term “clear space” refers to a focus on the process, knowledge and humanity of arts performance: the idea that we find ourselves in what appears on the stage.” Since the coronavirus crisis forced Delaware to basically shut down in mid-March, there hasn’t been […]

Best Bets: Virus concerns spur more changes to Delaware entertainment calendar

This week saw the cancellation of the season at the Hollywood Bowl for the first time in its 98-year history. Also, Broadway announced it would extend its shutdown until Labor Day. Both, of course, are due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has upset every facet of daily life for the past two months. So […]

Best Bets: Beating the quarantine blues virtually

Do you feel like, with all of the extra time on your hands lately, you’ve watched every true crime documentary on Netflix? You even checked out that bonus episode of “Tiger King” that came out on Sunday? Do you feel like one day soon you are going to see something pop up on your computer […]

Lights go down on Delaware stages during pandemic

Whoever first said “the show must go on” never lived in these times. The current coronavirus crisis and the accompanying shelter-in-place until May 15 order sent down by Delaware Gov. John Carney earlier this week has had far-reaching effects across the state. On the entertainment front, it means the closure of local theaters, both performing […]

Best Bets: ‘Cinderella’ enchants at Caesar Rodney High

The curtain will literally be closing for Caesar Rodney High School senior Ellie Blaier next week as she stars as the title character in the school’s telling of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Cinderella.” The show will mark the fourth year in a row that she has had the female lead in a Caesar Rodney […]

‘Legally Blonde’ musical takes to Milford High stage

MILFORD — Based on the book and movie of the same name, Milford High School Drama Club will present a musical version of the film “Legally Blonde” this weekend. It is the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls in Harvard Law School in an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend. As Elle […]

‘Sally Cotter’ parody playing at Second Street this weekend

MILFORD — The Children’s Theater at Milford’s Second Street Players starts 2020 with the second installment in the parody series based on the Harry Potter books. In “Sally Cotter and the Prisoner of Ala Katraz,” Sally Cotter is back, once again dreaming that she is a student at the bewitching Frogbull Academy of Sorcery. But […]