Under the new leadership of Bud Martin, the Delaware Theatre Company today announced its program up to Feburary 2013.
THE OUTGOING TIDE
by Bruce Graham
October 10–28, 2012
In a summer cottage on Chesapeake Bay, Gunner has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family’s future but meets with resistance from his wife and grown son. As winter approaches, the three must quickly find some common ground and come to an understanding…before the tide goes out. This new drama by Barrymore Award winner Graham hums with dark humor and profound emotion.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Patrick Barlow | inspired by the story by Charles Dickens
December 12–-30, 2012
Charles Dickens’ timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Sprits of Christmas Past, Present and Future gets a merry retelling in this world premiere adaptation by the creators of the two-time Tony Award-winning hit The 39 Steps. Five actors portray over 20 characters, bringing life to this holiday treat both young and old will enjoy.
by Marc Camoletti | translated from the French by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans
January 23–February 10, 2013
Fasten your seat belts for high-flying hijinks when Boeing Boeing comes in for a landing on DTC’s stage! In this first-class 1960s French farce, Parisian playboy Bernard juggles the arrivals and departures of his three flight attendant fiancées, each unaware of the other…until an old friend’s surprise visit causes turbulence. Laughter takes off this 2008 Tony Award Winner.
MY FAIR LADY
book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner | music by Frederick Loewe
April 17 – May 5, 2013
Professor Henry Higgins is the consummate London bachelor, but his life is turned upside down when he meets Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle. Complications ensue when he makes a bet with his best friend that he can train Eliza to pass her off as a proper lady. Based on Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, My Fair Lady boasts wit, wisdom and unforgettable songs, such as “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” and “I Could Have Danced All Night.”