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Address: 226 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6728
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+1 800-778-5078
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Comedian Lucus Bohn: A One Man SNL Event

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 19, 2016
Milford, Delaware
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Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

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

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank vballdad27
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank DelMarVaJohn
Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Newark, Delaware
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 play but not good if you pay a premium for orchestra seats and have people... More 

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Dover, Delaware, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles 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. It is a very nice intimate venue

Thank Richard V
Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2014

The Schwartz Center for the Arts was built in the early 1900s as an opera house, and as the year went on, eventually became a movie theater. This building was closed up for many years due to the lack of renovations, and was restored in the 1990s to its original glory. It is a small venue with wonderful seating and... More 

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Delaware City, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2013

I visited the center with my wife to watch a play. The place is very clean and staff there is always very accommodating and pleasant. This is a nice place to attend if you’re not looking for young drama overall a classy establishment.

2 Thank djdelite
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

We have attended various performances at the Schwartz. We have no complaints other than the lack of sufficient ladies rooms. The ones they have get crowded very quickly during intermission.

2 Thank JamericanFriends

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