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BWW Review: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Candlelight Music TheatreBWW Review: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Candlelight Music Theatre
Posted: Jan. 29, 2018


BWW Review: HEISENBERG at DE Theatre CompanyBWW Review: HEISENBERG at DE Theatre Company
Posted: Feb. 19, 2018


BWW Previews: CABARET at The PlayhouseBWW Previews: CABARET at The Playhouse
Posted: Feb. 22, 2018


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: LIZZIE at City-TheaterBWW Review: LIZZIE at City-Theater
Posted: Sep. 13, 2017


BWW Previews: FIRST STATE BALLET THEATRE SEASON at Grand Opera HouseBWW Previews: FIRST STATE BALLET THEATRE SEASON at Grand Opera House
Posted: Nov. 6, 2017


BWW Review: SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES at Delaware Theatre CompanyBWW Review: SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES at Delaware Theatre Company
Posted: Sep. 27, 2017


BWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at Walnut Street TheatreBWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at Walnut Street Theatre
Posted: May. 30, 2017


BWW Previews:  Wizard of Oz opens at The Playhouse Nov 14BWW Previews: Wizard of Oz opens at The Playhouse Nov 14
Posted: Nov. 1, 2017


BWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at Candlelight Music TheatreBWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at Candlelight Music Theatre
Posted: Sep. 22, 2017


BWW Previews: CABARET at The PlayhouseBWW Previews: CABARET at The Playhouse
February 22, 2018

The Playhouse Wilkommen's UD grad Carl Pariso in the role of Cliff Bradshaw in a spectacular staging of CABARET opening March 13 through the 18th.

BWW Review: HEISENBERG at DE Theatre CompanyBWW Review: HEISENBERG at DE Theatre Company
February 19, 2018

May December relationships are fraught with peril. We are now informed they function in theoretical physics and the space between notes of music.

BWW Review: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Candlelight Music TheatreBWW Review: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Candlelight Music Theatre
January 29, 2018

Final bows. Standing O from a boomer ++ crowd on a Sunday matinee opening weekend. I thought to myself how privileged I am to be able to attend and write about DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS (DRS) and the hundreds of shows prior over 30 + years.

BWW Review: DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER at UD Rep EnsembleBWW Review: DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER at UD Rep Ensemble
January 22, 2018

DIAL M FOR MURDER. Dial M for Magnificent regarding UD REP ENSEMBLE. Since 2008's THE HOSTAGE, Rep Ensemble has been unequivocally THE professional theatre in the state and equal to any in the region, if not Broadway.

BWW Previews: GO FIGURE: THE RANDY GARDNER STORY at DE Theatre CompanyBWW Previews: GO FIGURE: THE RANDY GARDNER STORY at DE Theatre Company
January 11, 2018

Delaware Theatre Company is preparing us for the Winter Olympics with a limited run of GO FIGURE: THE RANDY GARDNER STORY, a live autobiographical audience interactive show on the renown skater's life. Tai Babilonia and Dorothy Hamill are featured.

BWW Previews: PREVIEW 2018 at CANDLELIGHT AND DTCBWW Previews: PREVIEW 2018 at CANDLELIGHT AND DTC
January 8, 2018

Delaware's 2018 theatrical season begins on January 20 with openings at Candlelight Theatre, Delaware Theatre Co and UD REP Ensemble. An exultant time for Aisle Say. I will be reviewing REP on Thursday 19 Jan, DTC on Jan 20 and Candlelight on 21 Jan.

BWW Previews: UD REP ENSEMBLE 2nd SEASONBWW Previews: UD REP ENSEMBLE 2nd SEASON
December 28, 2017

The UD Rep Ensemble, renown for its treatment of theatre classics, is in their sweet spot with these 3 offerings to end the '17-'18 season. Get to your seat a bit early. Peruse the bios of the Creative Crew. Aisle Say does not know how PAD (Producing Artistic Director) Sandy Robbins does it, but his magic ensnares Tony Award winners in many categories.

BWW Review: COMPLETE WORKS OF WM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)(REVISED) at DE Theatre CompanyBWW Review: COMPLETE WORKS OF WM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)(REVISED) at DE Theatre Company
December 13, 2017

Madcap. Zany. Sophisticated Marx Brothers. Come one, come all to a Shakespearean jihad at DE Theatre Company with THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WM. SHAKESPEARE (abridged and revised). Cliff Notes on speed (even though the opening scene introduced Bob Cratchit. Wrong playwright, fellows. HA.)

BWW Review: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at City-TheaterBWW Review: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at City-Theater
December 5, 2017

In the late 1800's George Seurat developed pointillism, a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image.

BWW Previews: THE ILLUSIONISTS 'LIVE FROM BROADWAY' at The PlayhouseBWW Previews: THE ILLUSIONISTS 'LIVE FROM BROADWAY' at The Playhouse
December 4, 2017

At age 10, how many of us know what we were born to do? The two most celebrated graduates of 50-year old Brandywine High School are 'one bourbon, one scotch, one beer' George Thorogood and Tony Award-winning actor Johnny Gallagher.

BWW Previews: NUTCRACKER at Grand Opera House & THE ILLUSIONISTS at The PlayhouseBWW Previews: NUTCRACKER at Grand Opera House & THE ILLUSIONISTS at The Playhouse
November 28, 2017

A family Christmas tradition continues this year with First State Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker. The second part of this release mentions The Illusionists coming to The Playhouse. FSBT serves illusion as well.

BWW Review: DISNEY BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Candlelight Music TheatreBWW Review: DISNEY BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Candlelight Music Theatre
November 21, 2017

Candlelight Music Theatre- already the best theatrical value in the state - pulled out all the stops for this captivating production of DISNEY BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.

BWW Review: WIZARD OF OZ at The PlayhouseBWW Review: WIZARD OF OZ at The Playhouse
November 16, 2017

The yellow brick road landed at The Playhouse last evening and its fellow travelers, Dorothy, Lion, Scarecrow and Tinman (plus an indubitably compliant Toto) will be here through November 19.

BWW Previews: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at City-TheaterBWW Previews: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at City-Theater
November 14, 2017

From 1957's WEST SIDE STORY Stephen Sondheim's genius changed Broadway. FORUM, LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (all songs done in waltz time), COMPANY, ASSASSINS, the list is towering and it is treasured.

BWW Review: DARE TO BE BLACK: THE JACK JOHNSON STORY at DE Theatre CompanyBWW Review: DARE TO BE BLACK: THE JACK JOHNSON STORY at DE Theatre Company
November 6, 2017

At the height of the Jim Crow era, Jack Johnson became heavyweight champ in 1908. But Johnson was no Uncle Tom, in fact he was the antithesis, railing and raging against racist whites who would dare challenge both his fame and his manhood.

BWW Previews:  Wizard of Oz opens at The Playhouse Nov 14BWW Previews: Wizard of Oz opens at The Playhouse Nov 14
November 1, 2017

From playing Dorothy at The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati one month to a national tour the next, Kalie Kaimann found her yellow brick road. You never know, you never know.

BWW Previews: FIRST STATE BALLET THEATRE SEASON at Grand Opera HouseBWW Previews: FIRST STATE BALLET THEATRE SEASON at Grand Opera House
November 6, 2017

First State Ballet Theatre - the only professional ballet company in the state announces its '17-'18 season. I have had the privilege of seeing the majority of their performances over these 17 years.

BWW Review: SOUVENIR, A FANTASIA ON THE LIFE OF FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS at Walnut Street TheatreBWW Review: SOUVENIR, A FANTASIA ON THE LIFE OF FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS at Walnut Street Theatre
October 11, 2017

Florence Foster Jenkins' life was a once in a lifetime phenomenon. Meryl played the part in the movie with Simon Helberg (better known as Howard in THE BIG BANG THEORY) portraying her accompanist Cosme McMoon.

BWW Review: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU at UD REP EnsembleBWW Review: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU at UD REP Ensemble
October 2, 2017

UD Rep Ensemble by and large stages classics: Shakespeare, Moliere, Bernard Shaw, Tennessee Williams, etc. Plays become classics due to their timeless quality and universal truths; truths that lived, for example, in Shakespeare's time as they do today. The immediacy of live theatre brings these principals to life before our eyes.

BWW Previews: NEW YEAR'S EVE with LURAY PRODUCTIONS at Minquadale Memorial HallBWW Previews: NEW YEAR'S EVE with LURAY PRODUCTIONS at Minquadale Memorial Hall
October 2, 2017

Luray Productions and Club Phred, a perfect match for New Year's Eve 2017. Lois Parker, founder and producer of successful Golden Oldie events, teams with Club Phred, a self-proclaimed Rock n Roll Event to tear down the house at their 5th annual New Year's Eve celebration.



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