Filled with much singing and dancing, “The Gondoliers” is one of the most joyous of the Gilbert & Sullivan musical comedies. Featured are two handsome, newly married gondoliers with egalitarian ideals. Confusion reigns when the Grand Inquisitor reveals that one of the two (but which one?) is the rightful King of Barataria and already married as an infant to his future queen! Arden Gild Hall, May 5th-7th.
Travel through the Museum’s Copeland Sculpture Garden and taste four wines paired with works of art. Experience a mystery wine in the Museum’s Labyrinth. The Delaware Art Museum’s expert docents along with wine connoisseurs will be on hand to talk about the art of sculpture and the art of wine. RSVP to Tricia Mongan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Delaware Art Museum, May 12th, 6 p.m.
This is the premiere performance of The Twilight Ballet! It brings professional and student dancers, actors and martial artists from DE, MD, and NY together in a love story laced with the complications of the supernatural – good vs. evil. Schwartz Center for the Arts, May 12th, 7 p.m.
In an American Embassy somewhere behind the Iron Curtain in the 1960s, chaos reigns. In the Ambassador’s absence, his son Axel is left in charge and mayhem ensues. A temperamental chef and a cast of thousands round out this cast. Non-stop action, belly laughs, precise timing and a touch of romance, make this play is a true representation of Allen’s comedic genius. Kent County Theatre Guild, May 6th-14th.