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January Theater Calendar for Delaware: Arts and Entertainment


Kathleen Madigan Jan. 11
When Lewis Black calls someone “the funniest woman in America,” you should pay attention. The stand-up favorite brings her trademark snarky, off-beat humor to the stage. The Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, 652-5577, thegrandwilmington.org

Annual One-Act Showcase Jan. 11-12
The Chapel Street Players kick off the second half of the season with their yearly tradition, the One-Act Showcase. Chapel Street Players, 27 N. Chapel St., Newark, 368-2248, chapelstreetplayers.org

The Threepenny Opera Jan. 17-Feb. 2
UD’s Resident Ensemble Players take on a criminal underworld brimming with anarchy and mayhem. The play begs the question, Who is the bad guy, anyway? Resident Ensemble Players, Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts, 110 Orchard Road, Newark, 831-2204, pttp.udel.edu

Boeing Boeing Jan. 23-Feb. 10
What’s a 1960s Parisian playboy to do when his three flight attendant fiancées start to think something isn’t flying right? Find out in this French farce, which won the 2008 Tony Award. Delaware Theatre Company, 200 Water St., Wilmington, 594-1100, delawaretheatre.org

The Producers Jan. 25-March 17
When it comes to theater, you can’t go wrong with Mel Brooks—especially when it comes to “The Producers.” It didn’t win 12 Tony awards for nothing. The New Candlelight Theatre, 2208 Millers Road, Ardentown, 475-2313, nctstage.org

Flashdance Jan. 29-31
What a feeling you’ll get from the pop culture phenomenon when it heats up the DuPont Theater. Directed and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo, the production features the songs you know and love and 10 new originals. DuPont Theatre, 1007 N. Market St., Wilmington, 656-4401,