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Alyson Cunningham
Communication and Public Relations Manager
302-213-6998
alyson@freemanfoundation.org

Freeman Arts Pavilion Launches Latest Arts Access Initiative

Freeman Arts Pavilion Launches Latest Arts Access Initiative

The Freeman Arts Pavilion’s latest initiative to ensure local students have access to arts experiences despite limited in-person opportunities will impact over 21,000 children.

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The Freeman Stage Ushers In 2021 With A New Name

The Freeman Stage Ushers In 2021 With A New Name

If there was ever any doubt The Freeman Stage was a major player in the Delmarva arts scene, 2020 put it to rest. The global pandemic decimated the performing arts industry, with widespread tour cancellations and the shuttering of even the most venerable establishments across the country.

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Powering Through Both On Stage And Off

'Powering Through' Both On Stage And Off

Karen Richards has played some powerhouse lead actress roles in her theater career, including Oda Mae Brown in “Ghost,” Effie White in “DreamGirls,” and MotorMouth Maybelle in “HairSpray.” But she admits to initially feeling helpless in the face of COVID-19.

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Starry Night Classics: A Perfect Introduction To Opera And Classical Music

Starry Night Classics: A Perfect Introduction To Opera And Classical Music

Think opera is an outdated art form for the elite? Think again. Opera’s up-and-coming stars are young, culturally diverse and as passionate about their craft as any performing artist out there.

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The Freeman Stage Presents, Broadway Stars (Under The Stars) On July 23-24

The Freeman Stage Presents, Broadway Stars (Under The Stars) On July 23-24

On June 6, Patti Grimes, executive director of The Freeman Stage, found herself staring at a blank performance calendar.

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The Freeman Stage Announces, The Art of Yoga, A Yoga And Music Series

The Freeman Stage Announces, “The Art of Yoga,” A Yoga And Music Series

At a time when pandemic-weary people are looking for outdoor activities for everything from dining and entertainment to exercise and social interaction.

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Eric Scott Band Brings A Fun And Funky Show To The Freeman Stage

Eric Scott Band Brings A 'Fun And Funky' Show To The Freeman Stage

Washington, D.C., singer/songwriter and bassist Eric Scott is bringing his “fun and funky” show to The Freeman Stage Saturday, Aug. 1.

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The Freeman Stage Has Been Named Best Live Music Venue By Coastal Style Magazine

The Freeman Stage Has Been Named "Best Live Music Venue" By Coastal Style Magazine

The Freeman Stage is thrilled to be honored with 2020 Best of Coastal Style Award for Live Music Venue.

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2020 Season Update: Smaller Audiences, Local Acts And Children’s Programming Will Be Presented

2020 Season Update: Smaller Audiences, Local Acts And Children’s Programming Will Be Presented

The planning for the 2020 season at The Freeman Stage began soon after the last performance last year, but what would have been the organizations’ biggest lineup to date had to be shelved when the pandemic struck.

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Freeman Stage Adjusts To Pandemic Obstacles

Freeman Stage Adjusts To Pandemic Obstacles

The “Stay at Home” mandates from the government have impacted a wide range of businesses throughout the nation.

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Joshua M. Freeman Foundation To Commemorate 100th Anniversary Of 19th Amendment

Joshua M. Freeman Foundation To Commemorate 100th Anniversary Of 19th Amendment

The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation is proud to present a myriad of events and programs to celebrate the Centennial of the 19th Amendment Ratification, including a Celebration March on International Women’s Day, March 8, in Georgetown.

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The Freeman Stage Volunteer Corps Has Been Selected For The 2019 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award!

The Freeman Stage Volunteer Corps Has Been Selected For The 2019 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award!

Steven Billups

Thirty-two individuals and groups were honored with the 2019 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award Oct. 29 at Dover Downs Hotel.

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Freeman Stage Brings Poetry Performance To Stephen Decatur

Freeman Stage Brings Poetry Performance To Stephen Decatur

Charlene Sharpe

Students at Stephen Decatur High School last week saw the power of poetry with a performance hosted by The Freeman Stage.

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The 2019 Season Concludes With Season Finale Fireworks And Arts & Jazz Festival

The 2019 Season Concludes With Season Finale Fireworks And Arts & Jazz Festival

As September nears, The Freeman Stage is excited to celebrate its final events of the 2019 season.

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The Freeman Stage Accredited By The Standards For Excellence Institute®

The Freeman Stage Accredited By The Standards For Excellence Institute®

The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation is pleased to announce it is a recipient of the Standards for Excellence Institute’s Seal of Excellence for successfully completing the rigorous accreditation program.

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The Freeman Stage Looking To Expand

The Freeman Stage Looking To Expand

Maria Counts

In just 11 years in the community, the Freeman Stage at Bayside is looking to expand yet again.

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School Of Fish: Sms Making Waves In Art Class

School Of Fish: Sms Making Waves In Art Class

Laura Walter

Selbyville Middle School students recently spilled color into their world with the newest Arts in Education program by the The Freeman Stage.

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The Mayhem Poets Inspire Cape High Students

The Mayhem Poets Inspire Cape High Students

Ellen Driscoll

For Cape High students who say poetry is boring, a Sept. 19 performance by The Mayhem Poets may have been a game-changer.

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Freeman Stage Staff And Volunteers Take It All In Hand

Freeman Stage Staff And Volunteers Take It All In Hand

Christina Weaver / Special to the Coastal Point

From waiting for an artist’s first bus to arrive around 6 a.m., to precisely placing the very first chair for the evening’s show, to security-wanding each patron as they arrive, to serving thousands of beverages, to removing hundreds of bags of trash and recyclables, to watching the last of the artist’s busses leave after 1 a.m., the Freeman Stage blue- and yellow-shirted workers make each event appear to go like clockwork.

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