UD's REP announced 2022-23 theater season

UD’s REP to offer 2-play season, bonus shows

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The University of Delaware’s Resident Ensemble Players will offer a two-play 2022-23 season, with bonus weekend-only chamber shows. The REP, as the University of Delaware’s professional acting troupe is called, will offer “Arsenic and Old Lace” Nov. 3-Nov. 20 and “Medea” April 13-April 30. In addition, the resident ensemble will off something new: Chamber REP, a series of one-weekend events, …

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Wilmington turns stables into art studios

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The city of Wilmington and CityFest Inc. showed off their new Urban Artist Exchange and the work of its 21 teen summer apprentice artists at an open house last weekend. The event coincided with Wilmington Open Streets and featured storytelling as well as a drumming and dance performance at the nearby amphitheater. “Because we had a critical mass of people …

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‘Tempest’ marks Delaware Shakespeare return to Rockwood

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  If what’s past truly is prologue — as a famous quote from William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” says — Delaware Shakespeare couldn’t have picked a better play for its summer offering. The play — about freedom and confinement, betrayal and compassion, forgiveness and family — will run at Rockwood Park from Friday, July 15, through July 31. Producing Artistic Director …

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Mark Fields to retire from The Grand after 16 years

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The executive director of The Grand Opera House will retire in September after 16 years of steering the fortunes of Wilmington’s premier performing arts institution. Mark Fields started with The Grand in 2006 as a marketing consultant, was appointed managing director in December of that year and then swapped jobs with the-then executive director in December 2014. “It does seem …

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Delaware Art Museum’s Tiffany exhibit offers peek at ‘Gilded Age’

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Light emitted by small holes in a Tiffany wisteria lamp shade casts shadows on a the wall at the Delaware Art Museum. If you’re dazzled by the decor in HBO’s “The Gilded Age,” you can get a taste of what was included in the Delaware Art Museum’s new Tiffany glass exhibit. The lean, spare show lets the 60 pieces on …