February 20th – 27th: Young Frankenstein, Inherit the Wind and Steel Magnolias

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

021815ballettCarmen & the Delaware premiere of The Young Lady and the Hooligan, February 21st

FSBT is proud to present The Young Lady and the Hooligan, a Soviet era classic rarely performed outside of Russia. The story of a young school teacher who falls in love with an urban roughneck, the captivating work is set to music of Dmitri Shostakovich. The second half of this twin bill is the passionate and fiery Carmen, set to Georges Bizet’s score for the opera. The baby grand.

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021815youngYoung Frankenstein, February 20th – 22nd

Mel Brooks adapted his electrifyingly funny film into a brilliant stage creation! This award winning, hilarious retelling of the Gothic story is one of the best send-ups to hit Broadway, ever! Featuring exciting dances, a thrilling score, and constant laughter, you won’t want to miss Young Frankenstein! The Candlelight Theatre.



Kent County

021815bandThe Shakers, February 21st

Local musicians, Lin Doughten, Billy Meyers, and Rick Tremble perform as “The Shakers”. A mixture of blues, soul, old R&B, and rock, this band will bring their unique sound to the Smyrna Opera House stage for an unforgettable evening. Smyrna Opera House.



021815windInherit the Wind, February 20th – 22nd

Inherit the Wind is a fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes “Monkey Trial” during which John T. Scopes stood trial for teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution to a high school science class contrary to a Tennessee state law. The debate over creationism versus evolution has contemporary resonance, as evidenced by the play’s numerous revivals and screen adaptations decades after its initial theatrical run. Riverfront Theater, Milford.


Sussex County

021815steelSteel Magnolias, February 20th – 22nd

The hilarious and heartwarming story explores the lives, loves and losses of six women who talk, gossip, needle and harangue each other through the best of times—and comfort and repair one another through the worst. The action centers on Truvy’s Beauty Parlor, in Chiquapin Parish, Louisiana—where the women are delicate as magnolias and strong as steel. Clear Space Theatre.


021815landscapeRehoboth Art League Salon: Art of Landscape Design, February 26th

Libby Zando is owner and chief designer of Zando Designs, Inc., a design/build firm specializing in fine home and garden projects. Libby is a firm believer in the integral indoor and outdoor spaces. Her designs often bring the outdoors into the indoor spaces, which is a great asset during the winter months. The cost per person is $50. Hosts are donating their time, food, beverages and speakers’ time. Rehoboth Art League.


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