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Life and legacy of Pete du Pont to be celebrated Friday

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Pierre S. Du Pont IV | CREDIT: WILLIAM FOLEY/THE LIFE IMAGES COLLECTION VIA GETTY IMAGES   A memorial service for former Congressman and Delaware Governor Pete du Pont will be held Friday in Wilmington. The public event, promoted as a celebration of du Pont’s life and legacy, will begin at 2 p.m. at The Playhouse on Rodney Square. A reception …

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The Grand lifts mask, vaccine requirements for audiences

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

While The Grand has dropped its mask, vaccine requirements, it recommends people continue to wear them during performances because it draws patrons from such a large area. Photo by Joe del Tufo/Moonloop Photography   Well, you can whoop it up all you like at The Grand Opera House’s performances now that the venue has suspended its COVID-19 mask mandate and …

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‘Waitress’ to hit Playhouse with new lead actress, seats – but no pie

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Jisel Soleil Ayon stars in “Waitress,” which starts Nov. 18 at the newly renovated Playhouse on Rodney Square. Photo by Jeremy Daniel When “Waitress” opens Nov. 18, it becomes the first show on stage in 617 days for the Playhouse on Rodney Square, which will be showing off a $1.3 million renovation. Jisel Soleil Ayon will take the stage as …