Sip Sip, Hooray! Delaware Theatre Company Announces The 26th Wine Feast And Auction

Sip Sip, Hooray! Delaware Theatre Company Announces The 26th Wine Feast And AuctionCome taste the wine, come hear the band, and celebrate Delaware Theatre Company's 40th Anniversary Season at their annual fundraiser, Wine Feast & Auction, on November 2, 2018 at 6PM at the Chase Center on the Riverfront.

Life is a cabernet! Sip and savor some of the finest wine, craft beer, light bites, and musical delights. "The Wine Feast & Auction is a celebration for our theatre company and our community," said Executive Director Bud Martin. "We're able to showcase great restaurants, wine and craft beer merchants, and offer great wines from private cellars at both the Live and Silent Auctions."

The Wine Feast is one of Wilmington's most popular and successful charity events. The proceeds from corporate sponsors, donations, and auctions support DTC's education and community engagement programs as well as their mainstage productions. Martin said, "DTC serves 35,000 theatregoers and 5,000 children throughout Delaware, and we're dedicated to providing our audiences and students with quality storytelling, craftsmanship, and education."

Tickets are available with a general admission discounts available until October 17. Young Friends tickets for those 21-35 are also offered. Attendees may purchase by telephone via the DTC Box Office at (302) 594-1100 or online at

Sponsors and guests who purchase Patron tickets are in for an intimate treat at the Patron Party on October 24 at DTC. These guests will enjoy special wines and appetizers from Banks Seafood-plus a preview from the current play, Fully Committed, appropriately set in a top restaurant where reservations are difficult to impossible to obtain.

Institutional Summary: Currently in its 40th season, Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) is Delaware's premier non-profit professional theatre. Recognized as a cornerstone in the Brandywine Valley's rich cultural landscape, DTC has produced nearly 200 plays for over one million residents and visitors in its community. For more than two decades, DTC has been a pioneer in the revitalization of Wilmington's Christina Riverfront and cultural district as the only LORT theatre in the state. Since Executive and Artistic Director Bud Martin's arrival in 2012, DTC has seen a 54% increase in subscribers and a 234% increase in single ticket buyers, making Delaware Theatre Company an up-and-coming leader in the regional theatre community.

WINE FEAST When: November 2, 2018 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Where: Chase Center on the Riverfront, 815 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. Parking is free. Ticket Prices: $75- Young Friend (21-35) $100- before October 17 $125- after October 17 $250- Patron Party.

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the Box Office at 302-594-1100. PATRON PARTY When: October 24, 2018 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Delaware Theatre Company 200 Water Street Wilmington, DE 19801 Parking is free.

Delaware Theatre Company, Delaware's premier professional theatre, is located at 200 Water Street, on Wilmington's Riverfront. Delaware Theatre Company is a member of the League of Resident Theatres, Theatre Communications Group, the Wilmington Arts Coalition, the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, and the Great Delaware Theatre Company 200 Water Street Wilmington DE 19801 (302) 594-1100.

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