TSD Review Sept 15

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – September 15, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community How COVID turned Dolly Parton’s music into theater Business Delaware Symphony, musicians hail contract as ‘new chapter’ Government Who’s running in Delaware’s Nov. 8 general election? Goodbye Bonini, Hello Buckson McGuiness is McGone Delaware 2022 primary election results Primary election starts with uneven crowds, few …

Dolly Parton Tricia Paoluccio Delaware Theater Company Here You Come Again

How COVID turned Dolly Parton’s music into theater

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The Delaware Theater Company’s new show featuring the music of Dolly Parton should have come with a tagline: “This production brought to you by the COVID-19 pandemic.” If there had been no pandemic, then husband and wife director Gabriel Barre and actress/singer Tricia Paoluccio would never have retreated to a family cabin in California with their two children. Florida Studio …

Downtown Wilmington library (McGhiever photo from Wikimedia)

Wilmington library called one of America’s most beautiful

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

  The downtown Wilmington library is No. 3 on a new list titled “the 11 Most Beautiful Libraries in the United States.” “Visitors will encounter a massive, symmetrical white-gray façade designed in the Neoclassic style by well-respected architects Alfred Githens and Edward Tilton,” Fodor’s Travel writes of the Wilmington Public Library. “There are intricate fixtures to admire, including terra-cotta frieze …

TSD Review May 12

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – May 12, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Jurassic times call for Jurassic measures: DE to designate state dino Why you should put food beside your mailbox May 14 Memorial Day events honor those who gave their lives Winterthur’s Jackie Kennedy exhibit now open Dolly Parton serenades book celebration party at Wilmington Library FOOD AND DINING Opening of Grain in Trolley Square …

Dolly Parton standing in front of a building

Dolly Parton serenades book celebration party at Wilmington Library

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Dolly Parton talks to a crowd of politicians and librarians Thursday at the Wilmington Library.   Delaware politicians and librarians told superstar Dolly Parton Thursday that they will always love her and her Imagination Library program, which sends one free book each month to 21,515 state children. During an invitation-only program at the Wilmington Public Library, the state officially thanked …

a sign in front of a brick building

Delaware Theatre season to include 2 world premiere musicals

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Delaware Theatre Company’s new season will include three musicals, a drama and a classic comedy.     The Delaware Theatre Company’s 2022-23 season will include two world premiere musicals, including one about Dolly Parton.  The rest of the five-show season will be filled with an off-Broadway musical, a play about the Tuskegee Airmen and a comedy classic, “One Man, Two …