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Delaware Theatre Company

200 Water St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5030
+1 302-594-1100
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An unexpectedly fine evening

My wife and I come to visit her sister for Christmas. This year her sister and her husband told us... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Francis T
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Guelph, Ontario
Never a Bad Seat in the House

We reserved tickets to The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged-Revised). We arrived... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
DiAlJo
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Hockessin, Delaware
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Founded in 1979, Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) is the state's largest professional theatre. Recognized as a cornerstone in the Brandywine Valley's rich cultural landscape, DTC has produced more than 150 plays for over one million residents and visitors to its community. For the past 24 years, DTC has been a pioneer in the revitalization of Wilmington's beautiful Christina Riverfront and remains an important piece in the development of Wilmington's cultural district. DTC produces five professional theatrical productions each season along with an array of meaningful education and outreach programs. Visit our website to find out more information about our current season!
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200 Water St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5030
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

My wife and I come to visit her sister for Christmas. This year her sister and her husband told us that they had bought tickets for a Shakespeare play at the Delaware Theater Company. I dreaded a heavy duty evening after a long drive from...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

We reserved tickets to The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged-Revised). We arrived early and had no problem parking in the back lot but it appears parking could be a challenge. We picked up our tickets at will-call. The theater is very nice and really...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

You can count on Delaware Theatre Company to put on provactive plays and Dare to be Black is one for sure. It is a one man play about Jack Johnson, the first black boxing champion. The play does a good job of telling Johnson's story...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

My cousin and friends have enjoyed the Delaware Theatre Company for years, but this was my first experience when we went to see Something Wicked this Way Comes. I could imagine after reading the book, that they could actually turn it into a viable musical...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Contemporary and thoughtful productions that offer excellent entertainment and stimulate thought-provoking conversation. They work on productions headed to Broadway and these shows are well done and not to be missed. Season's tickets are not too expensive and all of the seats are good in this...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was a wonderful local theater with entertaining productions. Now things have changed dramatically and the selections for 2017 - 2018 season are hot beds of political views. We go to the theater to be entertained not to have to sit through CNN like politics...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Great seats to see no matter where you sit, but best when you can get more leg-room by an aisle. I found Hetty Feather to be somewhat interesting but rather boring. Although the actors were very talented, I could not wait for the play to...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Hetty Feather is a wonderfully staged play about a young orphan. With terrific acrobatics and great acting, this play was very entertaining. According to the playbill, this was the first American production of this London play. Hope it makes the stage at more American locations.

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Bruce Graham has written one heck of a play, and the cast and crew at Delaware theater company has put it on magnificently. We saw it on Thursday night, it only has a few more days to run, but this is a not to be...More

Thank David G
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

DTC is always a great night out. The current show, White Guy on the Bus is excellent-moving, poignant, timely, and sure to stimulate discussion. Great script and wonderful acting. See it.

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The legroom is good...much better than the Walnut Theater in Philadelphia
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