March 4th – 11th: Downton Abbey Grand Finale, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and The Laramie Project

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

030416downtonDownton Abbey Grand Finale, March 6th

This Sunday evening, we get to see the final episode of one of the most popular televisions series of the past six years. You, your family, and your friends are invited to come and enjoy the grand finale at Theatre N. Doors open at 8:00 with the final episode starting at 9:00. Theatre N, Wilmignton. This is a FREE event, with snacks and drinks available for purchase. , Wilmington.

 

030116webDelaware Children’s Theatre presents: Charlotte’s Web, March 5th & 6th

Based on EB White’s classic book, the story of an unlikely friendship between Wilbur, a lonely pig, and Charlotte, a spider, who saves his life with her love. A touching tale with lovely music. Directed by Tom Marshall. Delaware Children’s Theatre , Wilmington.

 

030116pinkPinkalicious: The Musical, March 5th

Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe – a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament. The Grand Opera House, Wilmington. 

Kent County

0301165rosencrantzRosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, March 4th – 6th

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdist, existentialist tragicomedy by Tom Stoppard, first staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1966. The play expands upon the exploits of two minor characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the courtiers Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. The action of Stoppard’s play takes place mainly “in the wings” of Shakespeare’s play, with brief appearances of major characters from Hamlet who enact fragments of the original’s scenes. Kent County Theatre Guild, Dover.

 

030116depublicarchDelaware Public Archives presents: The First Spouse, March 5th

Are American First Ladies a cultural mirror reflecting the role and popular perceptions of women of their eras? What happens when they are too outspoken or unconventional? This presentation examines these questions with reference to the White House tenure of Abigail Fillmore, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Betty Ford. Naturally, this program leads to speculation of what will happen to the role of First Spouse when the roles may be reversed and the individual in the position/role is a man. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

Sussex County

030116laramieThe Laramie Project, March 5th & 6th

In October 1998, a 21 year-old student at the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. His bloody, bruised, and battered body was not discovered until the next day, and he died several days later. His name was Matthew Shepard, and he was the victim of this assault because he was gay. Kaufman and Tectonic Theater have constructed a deeply moving theatrical experience from interviews and personal experiences in Laramie. Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach.

 

 

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