Family Story of Migration, Make America Sweet Again and more to see and do in Delaware this week

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

082317rodgersRodgers and Hammerstein Cabaret, August 25th & 26th

After long and highly distinguished careers with other collaborators, composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein joined forces in 1943 to create the most consistently prolific and successful partnership in American Musical Theater. The team revolutionized the musical play with Oklahoma and went on to write the musical adaptations of Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music. Join us as we celebrate this outstanding duo with a collection of your favorite songs sung by some of your favorite cabaret performers. Gilbert W. Perry Center for the Arts (The Gibby), Middletown.

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082317yolandaFamily Story of Migration, September 1st – 29th

A solo show of new paintings by Yolanda Chetwynd, the winner of the 2017 Individual Artist Fellowship Masters Award in Visual Arts. This series will comprise 10 paintings on shaped wooden panels. The series will depict the displacement of a family caused during the mass migration due to the partitioning in India in 1947 after the dissolution of British rule. The artist reception will be on Friday, September 8 from 6 to 8 pm. Mezzanine Gallery, Carvel State Office Building, Wilmington.


Kent County

082317chorusCantabile Women’s Chorus Retreat for Current and Prospective Members, Milford, August 26th

Welcoming back current members and ladies who are interested in singing! Come to get a sense of what we offer and how fulfilling it is to be part of this warm and welcoming women’s ensemble. Boxed lunch will be provided. Avenue United Methodist Church, Milford.


Sussex County

082317fishMake America Sweet Again, August 31st

In August, local favorite Terry M. Isner brings his show “Make America Sweet Again” to the CAMP Rehoboth Community Center. This show is an evolution of Isner’s PEZ series that he describes as “a photographic mash-up of cultural events, politics, shameless product endorsements, and PEZ.” Isner’s work is inspired by music, movies, TV, social events and pop culture. “I love to intertwine the commercial world with graphics, toys, cartoons, fonts, iconic images, colors and shapes for whimsical storytelling,” he said. CAMP Rehoboth.


082317blondeLegally Blonde The Musical, through August 31st

A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, this musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods (Broadway’s brightest new heroine) as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming, this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal! Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture. Clear Space Theatre Company, Rehoboth Beach.



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