October 30th – November 6th: Sweeney Todd, Poe and Tannhauser

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

102815witchtrainHalloween Express, October 31st

A friendly witch (or two) visits the Wilmington & Western to ride the train and visit with all children. Children in costume ride for half fare on this 1-hour round-trip to Mt. Cuba. This event is powered by one of our antique steam locomotives. Wilmington & Western Railroad.

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102815toddSweeney Todd, October 30th – November 1st

Winner of 8 Tony Awards and 9 Drama Desk awards! Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler crafted a tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat with Sweeney Todd that has simultaneously shocked, awed, and delighted audiences across the world. The Candlelight Theatre, Ardentown.


Kent County

102315poeAn Evening with Poe, October 30th – November 1st

The Kent County Theatre Guild is pleased to announce open call auditions for An Evening with Poe, a one weekend only fundraising event. In this production, actors will share some of Poe’s most famous stories/poems in a dramatic reading setting. The stories to be performed will be The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, The Pit and the Pendulum, Annabel Lee and The Raven. Kent County Theatre Guild, Dover.


102815pondPondside Artisan: Bear Hawk Beaders, November 5th

The Bear Hawk Beaders incorporate all of nature into their art. This night features one-of-a-kind pieces and demonstrations of their beautiful, intricate work. Killens Pond State Park, Felton.


Sussex County

102815operaMet Opera Live in HD series presents ‘Tannhauser’

James Levine conducts the first Met revival of Wagner’s Tannhäuser since 2004, seen in Otto Schenk’s 1977 production. Johan Botha sings his first company performances of the demanding title role, in a cast that also includes Peter Mattei as Wolfram, his second Met Wagner role; Günther Groissböck as the Landgraf; and Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth and Michelle DeYoung as Venus, the human and divine rivals for Tannhäuser’s affection. Cape Henlopen High School, Lewes.




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