Before there were the many regional summer theater camps, there was Upper Darby Summer Stage!

For over 40 seasons this invaluable program has has become the gold-standard for youth theater programs.

Since 1976 Upper Darby Summer Stage has been empowering young people and entertaining families.

We invite students from all over the Delaware Valley to register for Summer Stage! We have a program just for you!

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Our 2016 Season

Nice Work if You Can Get It

Our Fabulous Mainstage Production!

July 29 & 30, August 5 & 6 at 7:30pm
August 6 at 1:30pm

Six Fun-Filled Children's Theater Shows

Princesses & Heroes

Disney Princesses and Heroes

July 6 - July 8
All your favorite Disney characters live on our stage!

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Bye Bye Birdie – Young Performers’ Edition

July 13 - July 15
One of the most captivating musical shows of our time adapted for young people

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Elf - The Musical Jr.

July 20 - July 22
Christmas in July!

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James and the Giant Peach Jr.

July 27 - July 29
Another premiere for Summer Stage!

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Disney’s Mulan Jr.

August 3 - August 5
Travel back to the legendary, story-telling days of ancient China!

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The Dinosaur Musical

August 10 - August 12
A madcap, jazzy prehistoric musical comedy starring colorful dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes.

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The Mission of Upper Darby Summer Stage is to encourage young people to develop the magic of their talents, personality and energy, and to share that magic with our audiences through outstanding theatrical performances for the entire family.

Each summer, over 750 students from around the Delaware Valley come to Summer Stage and participate in our programs. Over 30,000 ticket-holders walk through our doors to enjoy the performances. Participants range in age from 11 to 28.