Delaware Theater Spotlight

The Odd Couple at The Candlelight Theatre

Neil Simon is arguably one of the greatest American playwrights in our time. If you have yet to see any of his plays performed live, then you need to march yourself over to The Candlelight Theatre in Arden and see The Odd Couple (female version)...

June 10, 2014

Sideways Stories From Wayside School at the Wilmington Drama League

Having never read Sideways Stories From Wayside School, I wasn't sure what to expect from the Wilmington Drama League production. I knew that it was based on a collection of children's short stories...

May 13, 2014

The Outsiders at Reedy Point Players

I had the opportunity to see my first production from the Reedy Point Players recently, and I only wish that it ran more than one weekend. I can remember reading The Outsiders in high school and being fascinated by the Greasers and Socs rivalry...

May 9, 2014

The Bomb-itty of Errors at CTC

I have a confession to make. While I love live theatre - both performing in it and watching it - I've never been the biggest Shakespeare fan. Don't get me wrong, I can appreciate the man's brilliance...

May 4, 2014

Wit at UD's Resident Ensemble Players

No matter how smart or dim-witted you are, how tall or short you are, or even how talented you areŚcancer does not discriminate. This is the lesson that Professor Vivian Bearing, played by Kathleen Pirkl Tague, has to learn...

April 29, 2014

Agnes of God at Chapel Street Players

When dealing with subject matter such as insanity, theology, and the death of an infant, you would expect Agnes of God to feel heavy, long. Fortunately, The Chapel Street Players of Newark tackle this tough, intense play in such a way that it leaves you thinking...

April 28, 2014

Wake Me When I'm Sixteen at The Delaware Children's Theatre

So often in the arts, theatres will try to update a well known story by placing it in a different time period. Most often, we see stylized productions of Shakespeare plays such as Macbeth set in the 1940s, or A Midsummer Night's Dream in the 1970s...

April 14, 2014

Ain't Misbehavin' at Delaware Theatre Company

Delaware Theatre Company is closing its 35th season with a bang. Artistic Director Bud Martin put together a really fantastic season this year, and it's fitting that it ends with a show fit for Broadway...

April 9, 2014

Anything Goes at New Candlelight Theatre

There's a reason that Anything Goes has been one of Broadway's most popular shows since its debut in 1934 - Cole Porter's classic tale of hijinks on the high seas is a ton of fun...

April 5, 2014

Rabbit Hole at Wilmington Drama League

"No parent should have to bury their child." It's a thought that puts dread in the heart of any mother or father, so watching a play about the topic might not be your first thought for an enjoyable way to spend an evening out...

March 29, 2014

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