January 23rd – 30th: Mark Edwards with special guest Brian Bard, Treasure Island and Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory

From concerts and movies to special events for the whole family, there is always something to see and do in Delaware.  Here are some of our picks.   

New Castle County

012215joesSmokey Joe’s Cafe, January 23rd – February 1st

The longest-running musical revue in Broadway history and a winner of a Grammy for the Original Broadway cast recording, Smokey Joe’s Café, features hits like “On Broadway”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Hound Dog” and many more. Wait till you see WDL’s take on this toe tapping, rollicking, Tony nominated musical! Wilmington Drama League.

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012215guitarMark Edwards with special guest Brian Bard, January 25th

The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society is proud to present Mark Edwards with special guest Brian Bard! Mark Edwards, critically-acclaimed guitarist and member of the Atlantic Guitar Quartet performs works by Coste, Turina, Scarlatti, Reich and Krouse. The Music School of Delaware.



Kent County

012215treasureislandThe Children’s Theatre, Inc. presents: Treasure Island, January 24th & 25th

Join the adventure of Treasure Island. You will meet pirates, search for a treasure map and treasure and meet many exciting characters, such as Long John Silver, Dr. Livesey, Jim and Benn Gunn. Along the way, there will be battles and much excitement. Adapted from the story by Robert Louis Stevenson. Schwartz Center for the Arts.


012215wesleyFranz Schubert’s “Winterreise”, January 24th

Baritone James Wilson will present a recital of Schubert’s poignant song cycle, Winterreise. Completed weeks before the composer’s untimely death at the age of 31, Winterreise expresses the feelings of isolation and loss through the symbolically rich poetry of Wilhelm Müller. Each poem of the cycle will be visually interpreted with original artwork by Wesley art professor Joshua Nobiling. Nobiling’s works will be projected in real time with English translations of the German poetry. Wesley College Chapel.



Sussex County

012215musicAlive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory, January 29th

As transformative as the harmonies themselves, this eye-opening documentary explores music’s ability to awaken dormant memories and rouse human connections thought long dead. It chronicles the journey of social worker Dan Cohen as he fights against a “broken health care system” to reveal how the healing power of music can prevail where prescription medication may fall short. Lewes Presbyterian Church. 

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