Upper Darby Summer Stage Presents A Year With Frog And Toad TYA
The Magic Is Still Going! Upper Darby Summer Stage is may only have two children’s theatre productions left in their 38th season but the magic of Summer Stage isn’t going anywhere soon! Luner on Theatre has been bringing you coverage of the children’s theatre and mainstage program all summer long! We will continue to bring you coverage up until Upper Darby Summer Stage’s closing day for 2013! But there’s no time to think about all that now! We still got magic to do! Today, Luner on Theatre brings you the coverage of A Year With Frog And Toad TYA this week at Upper Darby Summer Stage!
Upper Darby Summer Stage is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful youth theatre programs. Created by Harry Dietzler in 1976, the program is home to over 700 youth and 100 staff members every summer coming together to create true magic on stage for all ages in the Philadelphia region. Upper Darby Summer Stage is located in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. The program boosts several notable alumni such as Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, Terrance J. Nolen (One of the Arden Theatre Company’s Founders), Monica Horan (Everybody Loves Raymond), Alyse Alan Louis (Mamma Mia!), Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar) and the well-known songwriting team Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk.
The fifth production of the Upper Darby Summer Stage children’s theatre season is A Year With Frog And Toad TYA! A Year With Frog And Toad is a musical based off of the series of books under the same title by Arnold Lobel. The musical tells the story of Frog and Toad, two friends who lives only down the road from one another. Surrounded by their friends mouse, lizard, mole and many birds; the story of Frog and Toad takes us on an adventure through the lives of two characters many of us can relate too. The musical tells the story of friendship through the two characters and how no matter what in the end, it survives just about anything and everything.
All children’s theatre productions run 70 minutes in length!
A Year With Frog And Toad is directed by Nick Hunchack and features choreography by Joanne McBride. The show features musical direction by Edward D. Pierson, IV. Annie Halliday is Stage Manager. The show will also features a scenic design by Jeffrey Fuga, costume design by Jillian Keys , a lighting design by Shelley Hicklin, prop design by Annie Heath and Shannon Powlick and a sound design by Toby Pettit. All shows are under the technical direction of Cat Johnson with Paul Moffitt as production manager. A Year With Frog And Toad at Upper Darby Summer stage is sponsored by Casey’s Restaurant.
It is hard to believe there is only one more children’s theatre production this year at Upper Darby Summer Stage! The rest of the children’s theatre season includes our final production Willy Wonka Jr.! Tickets for this show are selling fast and are almost entirely sold out! The mainstage production, a full-scale Broadway musical performed by youth ages 16-28, this season is Fiddler on the Roof! Click here to check out Luner on Theatre’s Fiddler on the Roof coverage. We will continue to bring you full coverage of Upper Darby Summer Stage’s 38th magical season all the way up until the very last day! Stick with us!
A Year With Frog And Toad hit the stage this week at Upper Darby Summer Stage! Performances are August 7th, August 8th and August 9th at 10:30 AM with an evening performance on August 8th at 7:30 PM! Click here if you are interested in tickets for A Year With Frog And Toad! Don’t miss out on the last of our five new children’s theatre productions making it’s debut during Upper Darby Summer Stage’s 38th magical season! It is a fantastic children’s theatre production that has something for both adults and kids. Check out Luner on Theatre’s Upper Darby Summer Stage Page for more information and details! For more information, visit 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!