January 27th – February 3rd Chinese New Year, Clifford, and Hamlet

Chinese New Year Celebration

This festive, free celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a dragon art scavenger hunt, a dragon dance and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk Dance Troupe and Yo-Yo Club, and a special Chinese circus acrobatics performance by Yang Xiao Di. Artwork created by children from the Chinese School of Delaware to commemorate this holiday will also be on view.  Delaware Art Museum, January 28th, 11 A.M.


Clifford The Big Red Dog™ – Live!

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It only takes a little to be big! In conjunction with the beloved Big Red Dog’s 50th anniversary, celebrate the timeless values of Clifford’s big ideas: sharing, playing fair, having respect, working together, being responsible, believing in yourself, and more!  Children of all ages will be delighted as the classic literary pooch and his fun lessons come to life on the stage in this brand new musical adventure. Clifford the Big Red Dog’s stage show is sure to please the whole family! The Grand, January 29th, 3 P.M.


I Hate Hamlet

I Hate Hamlet is a dramatic comedy written in 1991 by Paul Rudnick. Set in John Barrymore’s old apartment in New York City – at the time, the author’s real-life home – the play follows successful television actor Andrew Rally as he struggles with taking on the dream role of Hamlet, dealing with a girlfriend who is keeping a firm grip on her chastity, and playing host to the ghost of John Barrymore, who, clothed as Hamlet, has come back to earth for the sole purpose of convincing Rally to play the part. Possum Hall, January 27th and 28th, 8 P.M., January 29th, 2 P.M.

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