Children’s Theatre sets sail with ‘Lady Pirates of the Caribbean’

DOVER — Follow the cast of the Children’s Theatre on their quest for stolen treasure in this weekend’s show, “Lady Pirates of the Caribbean.” The play, which includes cases of mistaken identity, deception and of course drama on the high seas, is directed by Martia McGinnis in her first time at the helm. She originally […]

Bay Country Figure Skating Club uses ‘Pure Imagination’

HARRINGTON — See the stories of some of Disney’s fantastical favorites come to life this weekend at the Centre Ice Rink with the Bay Country Figure Skating Club’s ”Pure Imagination on Ice” performance. The show encapsulates tales from “Moana,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Peter Pan” and “Aladdin.” “If you’re young or old, you’ll love the show […]

Families matter in Kent County Theatre Guild’s ‘Outside Mullingar’

DOVER — “Outside Mullingar,” an Ireland-based drama/comedy will come to the stage this weekend and next, courtesy of the Kent County Theatre Guild. The Tony-nominated play was performed on Broadway for just two months in 2014 so it has run under the radar for most, aside from theater enthusiasts. “I read Broadway reviews and try […]

Delaware Choral Society to salute Broadway

DOVER — Breaking away from its classically themed performances, the Delaware Choral Society is bringing “Curtain Up! A Concert of Show Tunes” to the stage at Dover High School April 21. “After doing a big classic piece like ‘Messiah’ during the winter, show tunes are a nice way to balance out the season,” said Choral […]

Lewes blooms with Tulip Celebration

LEWES — Tulips are beginning to bloom just in time for the ninth annual Lewes Tulip Celebration running through April 15. Although now a staple of spring in Lewes, the idea for the Tulip Celebration came after the mayor read about one held in New York. “He thought it would be a good way to […]

Children’s Theatre ‘Annie’ to warm hearts in Dover

DOVER — Everyone’s favorite orphan “Annie” comes to the Schwartz Center of the Arts this weekend, courtesy of the Children’s Theatre. “I’ve had some pretty big roles but never one as well known as this one,” said Emily DeMarie, who plays the title character. “We’re doing the original Broadway version so it’s a little different […]

‘Kiss Me Kate’ puts musical spin on Shakespeare at Polytech High School

WOODSIDE – A breath of fresh air will be breathed into the Cole Porter musical “Kiss Me, Kate” at Polytech High School starting tonight “It’s a play within a play,” said director Jason Carpenter. “‘Taming of the Shrew’ is being performed but you also get a behind-the-scenes storyline involving the actors and everything that goes […]

Son shares ‘Mother’s Art’ at Dover Public Library

DOVER — “Mother’s Art: A Fine Selection of the Paintings and Artwork of Betty Reznak” is now on display at the Dover Public Library. Born Aug. 5, 1924, Betty Reznak grew up on a farm in Portage, Pennsylvania to Hungarian immigrant parents and learned artsy skills like sewing, crocheting and knitting but her real passion […]

Sondheim’s ‘Putting it Together’ kicks off Kent County Theatre Guild season

DOVER — For its first show of 2018, the Kent County Theatre Guild is performing Stephen Sondheim’s “Putting it Together” starting tonight at the Patchwork Playhouse. The show is a revue showcasing nearly 30 songs by Sondheim musicals such as “Sunday in the Park with George,” “Into the Woods” and “Company,” performed by only five […]

Dancing Stars set to shine for charities

  DOVER — Dancing with the Delaware Stars is taking center stage Jan. 27 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Now in its ninth year, Dancing with the Delaware Stars, is a sold-out event despite adding more seats this year, raising money for two organizations — Mom’s House and the Greater Dover Boys and Girls […]