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Audrey Babcock stars IN Beyond Carmen at OperaDelaware, Audrey Babcock stars IN Beyond Carmen at OperaDelaware

Beyonce. Anika Noni Rose. Olympians Katarina Witt and Brian Boitano. Dorothy Dandridge. Harry Belafonte. Pearl Bailey. There’s a reason these attractive contemporary icons have been attached to works inspired by Georges Bizet’s 1875 French opera: Carmen’s “Habanera” and “Toreador Song” are among the most widely known of all operatic arias, and the story is a passionate one. SPOILER ALERT: like a lot of opera, somebody important dies in the end...

 

A New Play ‘Lands’ at Delaware Theatre Company

The second production of the 2019-20 Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) season is Joshua Ravetch’s engrossing new play, One November Yankee. The playwright, who also directs the two-person production, explores the unique relationship between three sets of siblings through three interwoven stories.

One November Yankee at Delaware Theatre Company - photo by Matt Urban of NuPoint Marketing

The Delaware Theatre Company takes flight with their latest offering in the 2019-2020 season – One November Yankee. Starring two-time Emmy-winner, Harry Hamlin (Clash of the Titans, LA Law, Mad Men) and Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart, Annie Get Your Gun) – One November Yankee transports audiences across three interconnected non-linear tales as experienced by a trio of separate sets of siblings—all played by Hamlin and Powers, and all centered around one crashed yellow Piper J-3 Cub airplane center stage with the tail number 1NY (aka One November Yankee).

 

Jet Phynx: Changing The Narrative

The former musician, now a filmmaker, sees big things in Wilmington’s future—maybe even Beyoncé...

Community Change, Through Art

As she prepares to move on, Raye Jones Avery looks back at her nearly three decades of transformational leadership at CCAC...

Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm, Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm, Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm, Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm, Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm

“About three years ago, I got an offer to open for Pat Benatar at The Grand Opera House and I was able to retell that story on stage. ‘So, you know, the last time I was on this stage, and I had toilet seat around my neck. And I wanted to officially apologize and we can move on.’” Forty years ago, the Out & About Halloween Loop started on Market, and as loops are wont to do, things have come full circle. The costumed crowds invaded The Queen last weekend for a celebration of the Halloween spirit that felt like a homecoming, with four classic Delaware bands on stage...

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