Upper Darby Summer Stage Announces 38th Season for Summer 2013

udss-logoIn this bitter cold of winter, looking ahead to the summer is exactly what we should be doing right now! That all just got a little bit easier! Upper Darby Summer Stage is one of our biggest featured organizations on our blog as every summer we work to bring you news about what this fantastic organization is working on! From children’s theatre to Broadway musicals, Upper Darby Summer Stage is truly a one of a kind program. Today, Luner on Theatre is happy to bring you their 38th magical season now announced for Summer 2013!

Upper Darby Summer Stage is a nationally recognized youth theatre program that was created in 1976 by Harry Dietzler. The program which has grown in its existence has amounted to having over 700 youth take place in the The program is located in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania and resides at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center which is attached to the Upper Darby High School. This past season, Upper Darby Summer Stage had one of their most successful seasons yet in 2012. Their summer 2012 season included shows such as Dora the Explorer LIVE, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Seussical Jr, Annie Jr, How I Became A PirateA Disney Spectacular and Hairspray!

Upper Darby Summer Stage has been ranked as the #1 Best Theatre Group in Philadelphia for the Past Five Years. Winning the award in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; this acknowledgement is proof of the amazing work taking place here.

We are very proud to announce the Children’s Theater season for 2013 which features FIVE new shows that Summer Stage has never featured before! They are;

  • The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.
  • Disney’s My Son Pinocchio, Jr
  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr.
  • Freckleface Strawberry The Musical
  • A Year With Frog and Toad, TYA
  • Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, Jr.

Upper Darby Summer Stage annually also produces a Mainstage musical that is a Broadway style show! Last year’s Tony Award winning Hairspray brought audiences to their feet night after night! This year, Summer Stage takes on one of the most classic Broadway musicals in history;

  • Fiddler on the Roof!

Luner on Theatre is very excited for the 2013 Summer Stage season! We hope to continue to bring you coverage as more new emerges regarding productions and shows! For more information, check out Upper Darby Summer Stage’s Official Website! Be sure to check Luner on Theatre on Facebook and Follow Us on Twitter as well! We are constantly updating these pages with information! And of course, check out the rest of Luner on Theatre for all your theatre news you don’t only need but want to know and so much more!

Hairspray at Upper Darby Summer Stage

Hairspray at Upper Darby Summer Stage

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