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Schwartz Center for the Arts

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226 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6728
+1 800-778-5078
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Great place, but was unsupportable without financing from outside sources. Too many acts with... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
DelMarVaJohn
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Dover, Delaware
A Nice Venue

We just visited the theatre to see a performance of "The Civil War" and we really liked the venue... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2017
57RRoberts
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Lewes, Delaware
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  • Average5%
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“performance” (6 reviews)
“acoustics” (4 reviews)
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226 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6728
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Great place, but was unsupportable without financing from outside sources. Too many acts with $35/person tickets and 10-ticket sales when they could have been doing classic movie nights at $5 or $10 - shrug

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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

We just visited the theatre to see a performance of "The Civil War" and we really liked the venue. It's a relatively small theatre, comfortable seating, and good sound quality. We'll certainly come back again in the future.

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

The Schwartz offers a variety of first rate entertainment - drama and comedy plays, dance and music, performing artists, and even a movie now and then. This grand old theater in Dover, DE, has been renovated to its former glory while providing modern comforts for...More

Thank Larry T
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Reviewed November 19, 2016

Great comedy show in one of my favorite venues in southern Delaware. A much overlooked Gem in the Capitol City.

1  Thank Paul E
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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Great musical performance. Inspiring life stories and messages of performers all over 55 years old. Positive life lessons as well as amazing voices of people who have courageously found their voices later in life. Great for family and friends.

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Reviewed December 2, 2015

We went here in November and saw Shrek the Musical and it was done very well! The theatre is small but beautiful! Wonderful place!

1  Thank Amandaj0306
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

The restored Schwartz Center for the Arts is a terrific amenity for downtown Dover. It's a smaller venue with reasonably comfortable seating. I've seen music and ballet there and it's always a good time with nice clear views of the stage and decent acoustics.

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Reviewed July 1, 2015

We have seen many shows here from Children's shows to concerts, to trained dogs. they have all been fun and well worth the money. The kids had a blast at Peter Pan.

Thank Jennifer J
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great concert, small intimate venue. Only problem is they serve drinks all night and people with crappy seats drink and stand in aisles. The venue is poorly staffed to get people back in their seats, doubt I will return. Probably would be fine for a...More

Thank PeterCuinmaui
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Reviewed April 23, 2015

I used to go to the Schwartz Center as a kid. It was the Capitol Theater then. I like the restoration job. The sound is good and I love that they have kept the vintage seating and appearance. The staff is very helpful and polite....More

Thank Richard V
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