Post Tagged with: "Bootless Stageworks"

Sarah Ruhl’s Electrified Romantic Comedy, IN THE NEXT ROOM, Makes Delaware Premiere

Press Releases April 27, 2016 at 9:33 am 0 comments

Wilmington, DE – Bootless Stageworks is proud to present the Delaware premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s award-winning (Glickman Prize, Pulitzer Prize finalist) and Tony nominated play, IN THE NEXT ROOM (OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY). This laugh out loud, provocative and touching play premiered at Berkeley Rep and subsequently marked Sarah Ruhl’s […]

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FREUD’S LAST SESSION Makes its Delaware Premiere with Bootless Stageworks

Press Releases February 5, 2016 at 7:33 am 0 comments

Wilmington, DE – Bootless Stageworks is proud to present the Delaware premiere of Mark St. Germain’s award-winning, two man play, FREUD’S LAST SESSION. September 3,1939 would have been a very good day for God to have made a personal appearance in London. War with Germany is imminent and terrifying to […]

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Press Releases November 4, 2015 at 5:15 am 0 comments

On a summer vacation, Margaret Johnson and her daughter, Clara, enjoy touring the Tuscan countryside. One day while sightseeing, Clara’s hat mystically lands at the feet of Fabrizio Naccarelli, a handsome Florentine. This brief episode, charged with coincidence and fate, sparks an immediate and intense romance between the two young […]

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Bootless Stageworks’ Mashup Of Shakespeare And James Cameron Bloody Brilliant!

Professional Theatre September 30, 2014 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

James Cameron is best known for Avatar, Titanic and The Terminator. What could this filmmaker have in common with William Shakespeare? At first glance, seemingly these two have nothing in common. However, upon closer inspection, one can find a preponderance of evidence where the two can be compared. Cameron puts […]

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Around the Region July 16, 2014 at 7:51 am 0 comments

When they say Splatter Zone, they’re not kidding. Some of the audience members in the front rows for Bootless Stageworks’ MUSICAL OF THE LIVING DEAD now playing at the OperaDelaware Black Box Theater, were decked out in plastic ponchos and shower caps — it’s a pretty funny sight, but once […]

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Homage to Hitchcock with THE 39 STEPS at Bootless Stageworks

Professional Theatre May 14, 2014 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

THE 39 STEPS, the 4th production of Bootless Stageworks’ ‘13-14 season, is nothing if not ambitious. Based on the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name, the play is essentially a parody of the melodramatic murder mystery told from the point-of-view of the number one suspect, Richard Hannay. The […]

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Disount Tickets – THE 39 STEPS – Bootless Stageworks

STAGE$avings! April 18, 2014 at 7:40 pm 0 comments

Enter code STAGE at beginning of transaction to reveal discount ticket purchase option. THE 39 STEPS – Take four actors portraying over 150 characters (including inanimate objects), a melodrama adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan, a 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock, and add comic stylings the likes of […]

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Enthralling VENUS IN FUR at Bootless Stageworks

Professional Theatre March 17, 2014 at 9:02 pm 0 comments

VENUS IN FUR by David Ives, Bootless Stageworks’ second show of 2014, is a pretty production for small spaces. The more the audience can feel like a fly on the wall, the better, and the black box at OperaDelaware works exceedingly well for this. The tiny theater space has been […]

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VENUS IN FUR – Discount Tickets

STAGE$avings! February 25, 2014 at 9:25 pm 0 comments

Enter the code STAGE and receive discount on tickets to VENUS IN FUR. PRODUCTION SUMMARY VENUS IN FUR by David Ives Thomas Novachek is the writer-director of a new play, an adaptation of the 1870 novel Venus in Furs which inspired the term Masochism. He is on the telephone lamenting the […]

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Bootless Presents NOT THE MESSIAH, A Monty Python Oratorio

Professional Theatre February 1, 2014 at 11:52 am 0 comments

Of all the things to spoof, Handel’s Messiah is probably one of the toughest. Between its (literally) sacred subject and reputation as a larger-than-life production, it takes a certain level of fearlessness. NOT THE MESSIAH (HE’S A VERY NAUGHTY BOY), written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, takes the […]

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STAGE$avings! January 31, 2014 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Bootless’ annual fundraising (two night only) event takes place in the 166 seat auditorium of Downs Cultural Center and we want to fill the space with great music, tons of laughs and YOU! Use the code STAGE to purchase tickets online or at the door and receive $5 off each […]

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STAGE$avings! September 30, 2013 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

Friends of STAGE Magazine can purchase discount tickets to Bootless’ production of  THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS, THE MUSICAL. Visit our website – – and click through to Brown Paper Tickets. Enter the code BOOTFAN to receive your discount. Discount available on a limited number of regular Adult tickets for select […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 22: October 4, 2013

Podcasts September 29, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed,

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 11: July 19, 2013

Podcasts July 14, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed,

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Jennifer Huth as Diana Goodman and Mark Dixon as Dan Goodman in Bootless Stageworks' NEXT TO NORMAL. (Photo credit: Blue Hen Studios)

Bootless Tackles the Powerful NEXT TO NORMAL

Professional Theatre May 18, 2013 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

As Bootless Artworks continues its move toward its permanent venue in Newport, it has taken on one of the most challenging and thought-provoking musicals I know, the Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning NEXT TO NORMAL, a show that fearlessly deals with mental illness, grief, and suicide. It’s a tough, emotional show, […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 2: May 10, 2013

Podcasts May 5, 2013 at 10:31 pm 0 comments

The next episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast is now available. Find out what’s opening in and around the Delaware Valley the weekend of May 10, 2013.  Also, you have a chance to win a pair of tickets to see “25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee” in our trivia […]

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Professional Theatre March 15, 2013 at 7:29 pm 0 comments

Wilmington’s Bootless Stageworks has been homeless for years, but it’s never stopped the small, edgy professional theater company from presenting some of the most memorable shows this town has had to offer, from the strikingly dark PILLOWMAN to JERRY SPRINGER – THE OPERA, PASSING STRANGE, STAR WARS – A NEW […]

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High Culture Meets Trash TV in Bootless’ JERRY SPRINGER, THE OPERA

High Culture Meets Trash TV in Bootless’ JERRY SPRINGER, THE OPERA

Around the Region October 14, 2012 at 11:39 pm 1 comment

If you’re familiar with Wilmington’s Bootless Stageworks, you know it never shies away from controversial work—and JERRY SPRINGER, THE OPERA is one of the most no-holds-barred shows they have done yet. The British opera (based, of course, on the American “trash-TV” show) has met with protests in the UK since […]

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STAR WARS: A NEW MUSICAL HOPE at Bootless Stageworks

Around the Region June 13, 2012 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

Few things can fill seats like Star Wars. It’s true in the movie theater, and it looks like it’s true for musical theater, too, as Wilmington’s Bootless Stageworks premieres their own take on the franchise, STAR WARS: A NEW MUSICAL HOPE. On opening night, the Black Box Theater at OperaDelaware […]

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