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Schwartz Center for the Arts

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Address: 226 S State St, Dover, DE 19901-6728
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+1 800-778-5078
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Great Entertainment in a Vintage Setting

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Larry T
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Milford, Delaware
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Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 the patrons. Every seat in the house appears to be a good one. Stage lighting... More 

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Milford, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 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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Thank Taowalker239
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 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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Thank vballdad27
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 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!

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 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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Thank DelMarVaJohn
Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 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.

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Thank Jennifer J
Newark, Delaware
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 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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Thank PeterCuinmaui
Dover, Delaware, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 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

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Thank Richard V
Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 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 13 November 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.

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