Delaware Theater Spotlight


Miracle on 34th Street at the Wilmington Drama League

There is something magical about seeing a play about Santa Claus while it's snowing outside. I braved the elements this weekend to see Miracle on 34th Street The Musical at the Wilmington Drama League, and while there were some last minute changes because of complications brought about by the weather, the Wilmington Drama League still put on a very enjoyable show...

December 16, 2013

Gypsy at City Theater Company

City Theater Company's production of Gypsy is an excellent example of accomplishing a lot with a little. No huge cast. No flashy special effects...

December 13, 2013

The Story of My Life at the Delaware Theatre Company

Saying goodbye to a friend is never easy. When you're tasked with writing the eulogy, nothing you can say seems like it's enough. That's what best-selling author Tom Weaver has to do...

December 9, 2013

Blithe Spirit at Chapel Street Players

Whenever you see a NoŽl Coward play, you can always expect a very enjoyable, witty comedy; Blithe Spirit at Chapel Street Players is no different...

November 12, 2013

Steel Magnolias at the Wilmington Drama League

"Laughter through tears" is the best way to describe Steel Magnolias at the Wilmington Drama League. We meet six strong women at Truvy's beauty salon, all in different stages of their life...

November 5, 2013

Annie at the Delaware Children's Theatre

From the moment that you walk into the Delaware Children's Theatre, you can feel the excitement from all the kids waiting for the show to start. As soon as the lights fade and the orchestra swells, the excited chatter turns to anticipation...

October 23, 2013

Lend Me a Tenor at the Delaware Theatre Company

Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor is one of those plays where you need to suspend your disbelief just a little bit. The entire show takes place in the same upscale hotel suite that Dirk Durosette created with exquisite detail, complete with two rooms and six doors...

October 21, 2013

A Night of Readings from "The Dark Side" with the Delaware Shakespeare Festival

With Halloween right around the corner, the Delaware Shakespeare Festival wanted feature two masters of the macabre. Shakespeare wrote plenty of darker plays...

October 8, 2013

Jesus Christ Superstar In Concert at World Cafe Life at The Queen

City Theater Company is always turning things around on its head, and this season is no different. The start of their season is a one-night only concert-version of Jesus Christ Superstar, Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera that centers around Judas Iscariot...

October 1, 2013

Avenue Q at the Wilmington Drama League

This review is co-written by Rick Jensen and Laurie Bick of Thirsty Thursday on 1150AM WDEL It's only funny because it's wrong. This is the way some of my more demented friends would play with Muppets* if they had them...

October 1, 2013

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Theater Calendar

Ain't Misbehavin'
Delaware Theatre Company
April 2 - April 27

Agnes of God
Chapel Street Players
April 25 - May 3

The Outsiders
The Reedy Point Players
May 2 - May 4

Wit
Resident Ensemble Players
April 24 - May 10

Original Sleeping Beauty
Delaware Children's Theatre
April 5 - May 10

Anything Goes
The Candlelight Theatre
March 29 - May 11

The Bomb-itty of Errors
City Theater Company
May 2 - May 17

Sideways Stories From Wayside School
Wilmington Drama League
May 9 - May 18


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