Post Tagged with: "Delaware Theatre Company"

Donna Pescow and Lenny Wolpe in a scene from REST, IN PIECES at Delaware Theatre Company. (Photo credit: Matt Urban, Mobius New Media)

REST, IN PIECES: Fresh, Dramatic Comedy at Delaware Theatre Company

Professional Theatre November 15, 2014 at 7:39 am 0 comments

We’re fortunate in Wilmington to have such a varied, diverse, theater scene — small, edgy theaters, community theater, repertory theater, a touring company venue, and, finally, The Delaware Theatre Company, a professional theater that draws well-known actors to its stage from places like New York and Los Angeles. A theater like […]

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Daniel Davis and Michael Learned star in LOVE LETTERS at Delaware Theatre Company. (Photo credit: Joe del Tufo, Mobius New Media)

Chemistry is Key in LOVE LETTERS at Delaware Theatre Company

Professional Theatre September 22, 2014 at 8:40 pm 0 comments

It started with an obligatory thank-you note. Young Andy had been invited to the birthday party of a schoolmates, Melissa. It was the beginning of a lifelong correspondence, friendship, and a love that rarely had a life off the handwritten pages, but was very much real. I first saw LOVE […]

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The cast of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Delaware Theatre Company.

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ at Delaware Theatre Company

Professional Theatre April 25, 2014 at 10:28 am 0 comments

The genius of Fats Waller wasn’t just in his ability to create timeless music that appeals to everyone, it was also in the stories the music tells. The revue-style AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ transports you to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s, but it’s more than a time warp. […]

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David Alan Anderson stars in THE EXONERATED at Delaware Theatre Company. (Photo credit: Matt Urban)

Justice for the Innocent: THE EXONERATED at Delaware Theatre Company

Professional Theatre March 1, 2014 at 11:53 am 0 comments

THE EXONERATED by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen is not like other plays. The actors represent real people — real names and all, who were accused of murders they did not commit, and, despite having supposedly fair trials, were sentenced to death. All six of the people (five men and […]

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Ben Dibble and Rob McClure star in THE STORY OF MY LIFE at Delaware Theatre Company. (Photo credit: Matt Urban / Mobius New Media, Inc.)

THE STORY OF MY LIFE at Delaware Theatre Company

Professional Theatre December 10, 2013 at 9:30 pm 0 comments

A Christmas show that revolves around a eulogy may sound morbid, but considering that some of the most popular Christmas tales — “A Christmas Carol” and “It’s a Wonderful Life,” to name two — have prominent death themes, it’s not that out there. And Delaware Theatre Company’s production of THE […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 31: December 6, 2013

Podcasts December 1, 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, http://www.stagemagazine.org/feed/curtainuppodcast/.

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Tracie Higgins, Jonathan Silver, John Plumpis, Tony Braithwaite and Eileen Cella star in LEND ME A TENOR at Delaware Theatre Company.

DTC Hits Hilarious High Notes With LEND ME A TENOR

Professional Theatre October 20, 2013 at 9:28 pm 0 comments

Looking to shape up this fall? Then ditch those Zumba classes and head out to Delaware Theatre Company’s current production of Ken Ludwig’s LEND ME A TENOR for a fun-tastic ab workout that relies heavily on the good old-fashioned belly laugh! Under Bud Martin’s meticulously-timed direction, DTC’s fabulous cast dishes up an […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 24: October 18, 2013

Podcasts October 13, 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, http://www.stagemagazine.org/feed/curtainuppodcast/.

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Lucy DeVito stars in ANY GIVEN MONDAY at Delaware Theatre Company. (Photo credit: Delaware Theatre Company)

ANY GIVEN MONDAY is Black Comedy at its Finest

Professional Theatre September 15, 2013 at 11:55 am 0 comments

It’s a testament to the success of Delaware Theatre Company’s reinvention that it’s no longer surprising to see big Broadway names and familiar television and film actors on its stage. DTC balances intimate local theater with the world-class quality and talent. In other words, if you still haven’t had a […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 18: September 6, 2013

Podcasts September 1, 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, http://www.stagemagazine.org/feed/curtainuppodcast/.

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Half Price Tix to May 8th Performance of MY MOTHER’S ITALIAN, MY FATHER’S JEWISH… at DTC!

STAGE$avings! May 7, 2013 at 6:43 pm 0 comments

HALF PRICE TICKETS TO OPENING NIGHT – Wed. May 8 at 7 PM. Regular tickets are $40… STAGE Magazine Price = $20. Not valid with previously purchased, discounted or group tickets. Must use Code: STAGE when ordering tickets over the phone. For tickets: https://tickets.delawaretheatre.org/ or call (302)594-1100 For more information: […]

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DTC’s Stunning SOUTH PACIFIC Raises the Bar

Professional Theatre April 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

The Delaware Theatre Company’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC, the passionate wartime musical that’s been entertaining audiences for over 60 years, marks a new and exciting turn for the professional theater by the waterfront. If you’ve ever thought of DTC as Wilmington’s Broadway, this large-scale production confirms it […]

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL as You’ve Never Experienced It at DTC

A CHRISTMAS CAROL as You’ve Never Experienced It at DTC

Around the Region December 15, 2012 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

‘Tis the season for adaptations of Charles Dickens’ immortal A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and if you think you’ve seen it all before, just wait until you see Patrick Barlow’s new adaptation, makings its world premiere at The Delaware Theater Company through December 30. This version of the classic Christmas ghost story […]

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Lots of Love for LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE

Professional Theatre March 11, 2013 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

A young divorcee, an art student, a gang girl, a breast cancer survivor, nervous brides, mothers, daughters, sisters — Delaware Theatre Company’s special presentation of LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE hits on a range of women’s experiences so broad and so basic that it speaks to virtually everyone. A […]

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DTC Serves Up Retro Laughs with BOEING BOEING

Professional Theatre January 28, 2013 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

As soon as you take your seat for BOEING BOEING, the latest offering at Delaware Theatre Company, you know you’re in for a nostalgic treat. The set, designed by Stefanie Hansen, is like looking 50 years into the past: every detail of the 1960s apartment has that old-fashioned modern feel, […]

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Ian Lithgow and Michael Learned in a scene from DTC's THE OUTGOING TIDE. (Photo courtesy of Delaware Theatre Company)

DTC Brings Stellar Cast to THE OUTGOING TIDE

Professional Theatre October 17, 2012 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

At one point in Bruce Graham’s THE OUTGOING TIDE, Delaware Theatre Company’s 2012 October production, the character Jack, played by Ian Lithgow, explains to his mother — and, by extension, the audience — that the phrase “happy as a clam” is incomplete. The full saying is “happy as a clam […]

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From left: Velma (Donna Jones of Wilmington) and Wanda (Kimberly S. Fairbanks of Lansdowne, PA) admire Jeanette’s (Lauren Blackwell) feathered hat in CROWNS at Delaware Theatre Company.  (Photo credit: Matt Urban)

Hats Off to Magnificent, Thought-Provoking CROWNS at DTC

Professional Theatre April 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

CROWNS, the final show of the Delaware Theatre Company’s 33rd Season, is a rare breed of play — the kind that is not only thought-provoking and entertaining, but also makes the audience feel honored just to experience it. It’s a story of transformation, and of holding on to old traditions, […]

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TIME STANDS STILL at Delaware Theatre Company

Professional Theatre January 23, 2012 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

As long as there has been photography, war photographers have given the world a voyeuristic look at otherwise-unseen tragedies. In TIME STANDS STILL, Delaware Theatre Company’s collaboration with the Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA, the tables are turned, with a voyeuristic look at moments in time in the life of […]

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Father and son, Joe and Chris Keller (Robert Eli, left, P.J. Benjamin, right). (Photo credit: Matt Urban)

Masterful Production of ALL MY SONS at Delaware Theatre Company

Around the Region October 24, 2011 at 9:54 am 0 comments

Having many times argued that realism is a dead genre that should be left in the past, I am delighted to report that I am wrong. Realism is alive and well, and performing at the Delaware Theatre Company, in the form of Arthur Miller’s masterpiece, ALL MY SONS. A play […]

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The séance begins. (From left: Ceal Phelan, Peter DeLaurier, Meaghan Colleen Moroney, James Michael Reilly, and Christie Parker) in a scene from Delaware Theater Company's BLITHE SPIRIT, running through March 20 in Wilmington DE.

AISLE SAY: “HE SAID”…A Panoply of Poltergeists in BLITHE SPIRIT

Around the Region March 14, 2011 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

Noel Coward is one of the finest exemplars of the axiom, “With words we rule men”. There are so many of Aisle Say’s own personal enemies out there – some even reading this column – about whom I could say “You’ll never die….(unfortunately) you’re not the dying sort.” There is […]

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