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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Dec. 6 - Dec. 12, 2002 - 101 Second Street Players' 'Scrooge - The Mus00'L(:al' to bem;:[it food pantry The Second Street Players pro- duction of "Scrooge - The Musi- cal" continues this weekend for three final performances Dec. 6, 7 and 8. Just as the players want to fill the theatre, they want to fill the lobby with donations for the Milford Community Pantry. The Saturday, Dec. 7 perform- ance is sold out but some tickets remain for the Friday evening show and the Sunday matinee. However, the group feels that there is room to spare under the lighted tree in the lobby. "We are slowly surrounding the tree with canned goods and other nonperishable foods," said Robin Twilley, president of the board of directors. "But we know that .food Biggs Continued from page 96 tion of American Art: A Cata- logue," with more than 400 illus- trations, is available in hardbound copy for $125 or softbound for $75. Special pricing is offered now through Dec. 31 for $100 and $60, respectively. Copies can be ordered online at www.biggsmu- seum.org or purchased at the mu- seum, as well as at other museums and bookstores. Biggs Museum executive direc- tor Karol Schmiegel notes the considerable contributions of the talogue. "Some fifty scholars, historians, writers and curators tender an innovative look at American art, especially that of the Delaware Valley region," he said. "In addition, they have com- piled a remarkable survey of 125 years of outstanding art in the state0f Delaware." Noted art historian William Gerdt's introductory essay on painting and sculpture notes how the collection trac, esAmerican portraiture's colonial roots through impressionism's rise in the 20th century. Biggs Museum curator Roxanne Stanulis com- mented, "Perhaps more than any Art show to benefit Children's Beach House An exhibition by more than 80 local and regional artists will be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7, at the Children's Beach House in Lewes. A preview recep- tion and sale will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., Dec. 6, featuring art, a silent auction, hors d'oeuvres and wine in a festive holiday setting with a musical background. Tick- ets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The show continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 with no admission charge. Proceeds benefit the Children's Beach House programs. For more information on Dec. 6 tickets, call 645-9184. News tip? ] Email newsroom@capegazette.com pantries throughout the state are hit especially hard right now. We hope to be able to make a gener- ous contribution to the pantry in Milford that serves so many in southern Delaware." Twilley said that the holiday decorated lobby and the humor- ous and touching Dickens' story of Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a host of ghosts is sure to put everyone in a holiday mood. The 38 cast members of the mu- sical production represent several communities from central to southern Delaware and even Sal- isbury, Md. Lewes residents join those from Dover, Bayard, Milford, Camden and Houston. Costumes range from traditional turn-of-the-17th- other area museum, this collection tracks major movements in Amer- ican art and substantiates the con- tributions of Delaware artists to the national art scene. The book also presents exciting new infor- mation about the multitalented Philadelphia-based Peale dynasty of painters, for example. Paintings created by members of this illus- trious family were a particular fo- cus for the museum's founder." The Biggs collection of 19th century landscapes spans the dra- matic representational work of such luminaries as Albert Bier- stadt to later lyrical scenes created in a soft generalized manner by George Inness. If readers have not seen the collection they will be delighted at its breadth and depth." Philip D. Zirnmerman,-nati'onal- ly recognized on American an- tique furniture, describes the Big- gs furniture collection as "...rich- est resource for the study and ap- preciation of Delaware furniture available." His insights reveal what is unique to work such as the dis- tinctive clock case designs of the Janvier cabinetmaking family of Odessa. He explores what early Delaware furniture elusive ac- knowledging the vision and sharp century English to stylized ghosts and phantoms, some looming larger that mere mortal life. "Scrooge - The Musical" is di- rected by Kenney Workman. Bob Frazier is music director and Jan Glasscock is accompanist. "Scrooge - The Musical" is suitable for all ages. Those wishing to support the Milford Community Food Pantry may bring canned goods or other nonperishable foods or a cash do- nation when they attend the the- atre. Tickets are on sale for perform- ances Dec. 6 and 8. The Friday show is at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. All seats are re- served. Ticket prices are $12; stu- dents, senior citizens and those focus of collector Sewell Biggs in assembling a collection to be en- joyed and studied in years to come. The Biggs silver collection - glittering masterpieces that served as status symbols in 18th and 19th century America - is "equally is impressive" concludes Jennifer Faulds Goldsbrorough, distin- guished silver expert and author. Early tea services, holloware, spoons, buckles and school awards, span the work of Philadelphia's most well known craftsmen to Delaware's most ob- scure artisans. The collection charts the movement in America from handcraft to industrialized trade, from made to order to mass- produced objects. Noted James Duff, director of the Brandywine River Museum, "Curators and their colleagues in museums are looking forward to this publication that has eagerly been anticipated for so long." Admission is free to the Biggs Museum. Its hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Satur- day, and from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday. The museum is located at 406 Federal Street in Dover. For more information, call the Biggs Muse- um at 302-674-2111. with a military ID pay a discount price of $11 for Sunday matinees only. For reservations, call 422- 0220. Second Street Players' River- front Theatre is located at 2 S. Walnut St., downtown Milford. The group is supported in part by the Delaware Division of the Arts, the City of Milford, Sussex Coun- ty Council, Discover Bank and County Bank. 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