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Aisle Say

- Playwright/actor in 1 man First Person Multi Media Living History show THE DuPONT STORY  A FAMILY A COMPANY

- Playwright of Broadway style musical GERSHWIN, by GEORGE: The 1936 Radio, JUDY GARLAND \x34World's Greatest Entertainer\x34

- Author of historical novel: ALEXEI and RASPUTIN

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DUPONT CLIFFORD BROWN FESTIVAL - June 19 - June 22

 The 25th year of the DuPont Clifford Brown Festival in the heart of Wilmington - with the right price for every consumer!

Past festival patrons have heard the classic “I Remember Clifford” by Benny Golson, originally penned as a remembrance of his friend. Artists like Chic Corea, Jerry Gonzalez, Pete Escovedo and his orchestra, KEM, Odean Pope Saxophone Choir, Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band, HIROMI, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jonathan Butler, and TAKE 6 have all performed here. The DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is the city's tribute to this great man and a way to keep his memory alive. 2008 marked the twentieth year of a multi-day jazz festival in downtown Wilmington, and since its inception in 1989 the city has worked hard to bring world-class musicians to Wilmington in the month of June.


            CliffordBrownJazzFest.org  for complete schedule. It kicks off at 6pm on Wednesday

 DELAWARE THEATRE CO - Broadway Benefits DTC - June 22

 Tony Award Winning Actress Donna McKechnie and Tony Award Nominated Actor Malcolm Gets sing their favorite Broadway tunes.  Ms. McKechnie and Mr. Gets will guide the audience through individual stories from their days in the chorus into the present. 

            Donna McKechnie was in the original A CHORUS LINE and won a Tony Award for it. She is regarded internationally as one of Broadway's foremost singing and dancing leading ladies. Her Broadway credits include: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Sondheim - A Musical Tribute (which she also choreographed).

 Malcolm Gets is a Tony nominated and Obie Award winning performer, perhaps best known for his portrayal of Richard, the tortured artist on NBC's hit series "Caroline in the City".

        One Night Only                  DelawareTheatre.org     594.1100

 NEW CANDLELIGHT THEATRE - Driving Miss Daisy

 The award winning movie comes to the stage. The years span from 1948 to 1973, still ripe with discrimination. Both the chauffeur AND Miss Daisy learn a lot about each other and life. $25 includes show and dessert.

Also in June at NCT are a series of one nighters:



  • June 1 - Johnny K and the JK Rockets. John Kay was in the first band with Bill Haley as he "Rocked Around The Clock". $45 includes dinner


  • June 7 - "Lucy, I'm Dead" - a murder mystery. I suppose the question is: How can someone dead say that? $45 includes dinner


  • "Just Drag - Once Upon A Queendom" $25 includes light fare. This is hosted by Scott Mason, an award winning Dame Edna impersonator who absolutely rocked the venue as host of NCT's in-house Barney Awards. Aisle Say is still chuckling!





  • NCTStage.org     475.2313



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