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
All the characters you know and love return in a new musical adaptation of Patchwork Girl of Oz, the beloved sequel to The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy, Tin Man, Lion and Scarecrow are joined by two wonderful new heroines: Ojo, a loveable munchkin, and Scraps, her rag doll come to life. Dorothy leads her friends on a rollicking quest to help Glinda the Good Witch stop the remaining Wicked Witch from practicing forbidden magic. Delaware Children’s Theatre.
Set sail with young Jim Hawkins aboard the Hispaniola for the mysterious Treasure Island, a tiny spot in the ocean believed to conceal the greatest of fortunes. Generations of children have been thrilled by this rollicking tale of intrigue, piracy, and a young boy who must learn the value of honor and decency from the most unlikely teachers. Our merry musical adaptation leaves out the rum-soaked violence of the book in favor of the fun, the action, and the moral foundation of this timeless classic. The Grand Opera House.
This symposium will examine the world view of an illustrator in early 20th-century Delaware. Centered in Wilmington’s early 20th-century art scene, six historians will bridge connections to the American publishing industry, national movements in modern art and the federal patronage of the arts of the Depression Era. Biggs Museum of American Art.
Adapted from the book by E.B White, adapted by Joseph RobinetteThis is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give the audience an evening of enchantment. It will charm the audience, children and adults alike. A classic that will live forever. Schwartz Center for the Arts.
Celebrating great award-winning songs and artists from a wide variety of musical styles. Based on last year’s performances, the Chorus has been awarded a 2015 grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts for the purpose of enhancing performance skills and increasing outreach efforts. Music Director Doug Yetter and Accompanist David Zipse will once again be leading the Chorus. Delaware Tech Theatre – Arts and Science Center, Georgetown.
This film looks at middle aged couple, Pierre and Pomme, whose marriage is in decline. In the end they are forced to contemplate the strength of their relationship and their commitment to each other. Guy Lodge of “Variety,” says, “Distinguished by exquisite performances from Emmanuelle Devos and Mathieu Amalric… breaking up is hard to do, yet entirely pleasurable to watch, in “If You Don’t,I Will”, an effortless fifth feature from writer Sophie Fillieres.” Movies at Midway.