THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Adapted for the stage by Warren Adler based on his novel / Directed by Bud Martin

SEPTEMBER 14 - OCTOBER 2, 2016

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A NEW PLAY BEING DEVELOPED FOR BROADWAY!

The stage version of the iconic novel-turned-film follows the legendary Jonathan and Barbara Rose as their seemingly perfect marriage devolves into a deadly search and destroy mission for each other’s most prized possessions.

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PRESS & REVIEWS

“Intense and laugh-filled... [THE WAR OF THE ROSES] kicked off the theatre's 38th season with a standing ovation.”

- The News Journal, Read the review

"Warren Adler adapted his original novel for the stage, and 30 years on, this tale reveals more about our culture than it did in the late 1980s."

- The Inquirer, Read the review

“Devilishly witty... Hysterical... THE WAR OF THE ROSES is the perfect guilty pleasure.

- Delaware Arts Info, Read the review

“Who knew divorce could be so fun?

- DC Metro Theater Arts, Read the review

"A stunning and richly detailed two-tiered set...The sold-out audience let out a collective gasp of appreciation when it was unveiled.

- WHYY Newsworks, Read the review

“This dark, funny, and over-the-top season opener at DTC is delighting and intriguing audiences.”

- Delco Culture Vultures, Read the review

MEDIA

THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Christina DeCicco and Jack Noseworthy. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Jack Noseworthy and Lenny Wolpe. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Christina DeCicco and Jack Noseworthy. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Eric Kramer, Karen Peakes, Kerry Kristine McElrone, Adam Altman, and Jack Noseworthy. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Cameron Folmar and Christina DeCicco. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Karen Peakes, Eric Kramer, Kerry Kristine McElrone, Brian McCann, and Jack Noseworthy. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Jack Noseworthy and Christina DeCicco. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Jack Noseworthy and Christina DeCicco. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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THE WAR OF THE ROSES
THE WAR OF THE ROSES

Christina DeCicco and Jack Noseworthy. Photo by Matt Urban, Mobius New Media.

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CAST & CREATIVE

This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency committed to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.