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 years […]

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 […]

‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ serves up laughs at Kent County Theatre Guild

DOVER — The Kent County Theatre Guild is bringing an adaption of the French farce, “Don’t Dress for Dinner” to the stage starting this weekend. The show was first read by the Guild’s play committee a few years ago and at the time, the show’s director Steve Caporricio thought it was great. He has been […]

‘A Few Good Men’ on stage twice this weekend

CAMDEN — The military legal drama “A Few Good Men” is coming to the stage in Kent County this weekend with shows in Camden and Smyrna presented by Stanton’s 4th Wall theater troupe. “I’ve been wanting to do the play since I originally saw the movie but have seriously been thinking about it for three […]

BEST BETS: Yellow Dubmarine mashes Beatles with reggae for Smyrna concert

Robbie Cooper says a sign of great music is that it can be interpreted in many different ways. That’s the notion behind his Baltimore-based band Yellow Dubmarine, which puts tunes from The Beatles to a reggae beat. “It’s kind of a no-brainer if you think about it. That’s the one thing about all Beatles music. […]