Category Archives: Review

(A. Renaldi) You’d be crazy to miss One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at Chapel Street

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Dan Wasserman’s stage adaptation of Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel, which premiered on Broadway November 13, 1963 and ran for 82 performances with two revivals (off-Broadway, 1971, and Broadway, 2001) and inspired a film version starring Jack Nicholson, premiered on the Chapel Street Players stage Friday evening.

(NewsJournal) Chapel Street’s ‘Charlie Brown’ is holiday delight

This holiday season in local theater has brought noticeably fewer Christmas shows than in the past.

Whether in response to the country’s political climate or by coincidence, most of the theaters in Northern Delaware are skipping the sleigh bells and carols in favor of productions that capture the feel of the season without trumpeting Christmas.

(NewsJournal) Chapel Street’s ‘1984:’ funny, romantic, horrifying

You might have heard about Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s “1984” on Broadway this summer, a version so graphic that people reportedly vomited and passed out during shows.

Chapel Street Players aren’t doing that version, which just ended its Broadway run. They’re doing an adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian horror story by Robert Owens.