The Brothers Are Back

Senior Editor Maria Hess dishes on Delaware’s arts scene. Got a show you want to discuss? You’re on.

The Smothers Brothers visit The Grand March 15.

If you remember the 1960s TV show, you remember the biting humor that resonates today. Expect sharp critiques on conservative politics, and atypical yet optimistic views on humanity.

For more about the brothers, see our story in Delaware Today at

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The Smothers Brothers were presented with the George Carlin Freedom of Expression Award from the Video Software Dealers’ Association in 2003. The award recognized their support of the First Amendment, which is what made them great, but also got them fired from CBS.  (If the same show existed today, they’d be revered). In 2008 The Boston Comedy Festival bestowed a Lifetime Achievement Award on the brothers.

Tickets are $35-$45. But do consider taking advantage of The Grand’s MyChoice series package, which gets you $3 off each ticket with the purchase of three, four, or five shows, and $5 off each ticket with the purchase of six or more shows, as well as ticket exchange privileges, free parking vouchers, lost ticket insurance, The Grand’s Stage Door Pass, and more.

Contact info:, or 652-5577

Other Hot Tickets

“Death of a Salesman” is presented by UD’s fabulous Resident Ensemble Players March 11-25. (, or 831-2204)

“Evita” hits The New Candlelight Theatre March 12-April 24. (475-2313)
Winterthur Museum & Country Estate reopened today, in time for its spring display. (888-4907, or

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