Billed as "Delaware's Broadway Experience," the DuPont Theatre is one of the oldest continuously operating theaters in the United States. Housed in the luxurious Hotel du Pont, the 1,252-seat venue has welcomed generations of patrons since first opening its doors. Over the years, stars of stage and screen including everyone from Audrey Hepburn to Robert Redford have captivated audiences with their sheer talent. More recent productions on the playbill include South Pacific, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, La Cage aux Folles, Lord of the Dance and The Nutcracker.
Wilmington, Delaware Hotel near The DuPont Theatre -
Theater-goers in town for a show can rest well when they check into the INN at Wilmington, where comfortable accommodations provide a relaxing retreat after a night out and about. Our friendly staff will be happy to make other suggestions on where to go during your stay. Another benefit is that our hotel is only six minutes away from The DuPont Theatre.
The DuPont Theatre Tour -
Those curious to know what goes on before and after a show can take a backstage tour at this historic venue where guides recall memorable moments and share historical and architectural tidbits about the theater. Call 800-338-0081 to schedule a tour.
The DuPont Theatre Children's Series -
Little ones love being entertained, and The DuPont Theatre Children's series does just that with kid-friendly productions such as Ramona Quimby Comes to Life, Nate the Great, among others. The highly popular program attracts some 30,000 youngsters each year.