News Journal Readers’ Choice 2011

DuPont Theatre featured winner of News Journal Readers’ Choice 2011, Best Live Arts Venue

WILMINGTON, DE – December 5, 2011 – The DuPont Theatre is pleased to announce its recognition as featured winner in the Delaware News Journal Readers’ Choice 2011 Awards for Best Live Arts Venue. Long known as “Delaware’s Broadway Experience” the DuPont Theatre continues to deliver Wilmington audiences a sampling of the best that Broadway has to offer with epic musicals and cutting-edge entertainment.

The DuPont Theatre has been entertaining audiences for 99 seasons, and is preparing to celebrate its 100th season in October 2012. Annmarie O’Hara-Townsend, General Manager of the DuPont Theatre says, “As the DuPont Company’s contribution to the arts in Wilmington, our theatre is steeped in a tradition of elegance, sophistication and quality performances. It continues to touch the hearts of all those who enter.”

The Readers’ Choice is an annual supplement of the Delaware News Journal with a circulation of 119,000 copies and a readership of 166,000.

For press information, interview requests and photography, contact Carolyn Grubb at 302.594.3162 or Carolyn.F.Grubb@usa.dupont.com or visit the DuPont Theatre Press Room at www.DupontTheatre.com closer to the date of the performance.


Located at the DuPont Building in Wilmington, Delaware, the DuPont Theatre is a 1,252-seat theatre that has been presenting professional Broadway productions since 1913. It also hosts a variety of entertainers, businesses, charitable groups and private parties DuPont is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by solving problems and creating solutions that make people’s lives better, safer, and easier. Operating in more than 70 countries, the company offers a wide range of products and services to markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.