Arts and Entertainment in Delaware: The Arts Season Preview
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Spinning penguins, flipping gingerbread men, soaring reindeer—it’s “Cirque Dreams Holidaze,” a riot of holiday cheer Dec. 6-11. Wilmington, 656-4401, duponttheatre.com
DuPont Theatre Children’s Series
“Star Trek: Live” will boldly take children where they’ve never gone before through an interactive show of space-age technology on Oct. 31. Learn how to live and work in space—and how to defend the planet from alien invaders. Is there a better prelude to Halloween? Wilmington, 656-4401, duponttheatre.com/childseries
First State Ballet Theatre
Watch the man of La Mancha seek his unreachable star in “Don Quixote” at The Grand Opera House Oct. 15-16 (Oct. 8 at DelTech in Georgetown) in a show choreographed by FSBT’s Pasha Kambalov. April 14-15 the company will stage the first full-length production of “Giselle” ever in Delaware. Wilmington, 658-7897, firststateballet.com
Fringe Wilmington Festival 2011
The festival offers plenty of alternative performance art, but you’ll also see outstanding work from some of our most revered organizations, such as First State Ballet Theatre in “21st Century Ballet” and Newark’s Chapel Street Players in Edward Albee’s “Zoo Story.” Performances are given at various locations in Wilmington Sept. 21-25. FringeWilmingtonDE.com
The Grand Opera House
A season full of comedy, dance and music offers legends like Jackson Browne Oct. 20 and hometown hero George Thorogood Sept. 29. Steven Wright will drop one-liners Oct. 21. The National Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China tumble in Nov. 22. Wilmington, 652-5577, grandopera.org
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