You Can Fly with “Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr.” July 22-24 at Summer Stage

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The classic Disney story returns to Summer Stage when Peter, Wendy and Tinkerbell fly high above the stage in an adventure for all to enjoy.

July 10, 2015 – Drexel Hill, PA. The 40th season of family entertainment continues with an audience favorite when “Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr.” takes the stage on July 22, 23 and 24 at 10:30 a.m. and July 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.

(Left to right): Zoe Hunchak of Springfield as Wendy, Victoria Donnelly of Havertown as Peter Pan, Jack Ellis of Glenolden as Captain Hook and Anna Rudegeair of Ardmore as Tinker Bell prepare for their performances in “Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr.” July 22-24 at Summer Stage. // Photo By: Cate R. Paxson

Tickets are affordably priced at $7-11 and can be purchased online at www.udpac.org or by calling the box office: 610.622.1189. Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located in Drexel Hill at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, minutes from the Main Line and Center City. The show is approximately 60 minutes with no intermission. Parking is free and free babysitting is available for those who are too young to enjoy the show quietly.

Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie’s enchanting play, “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” is a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn’t grow up. The magic of live theater allows young audience members to see the performers fly high above the stage in this exciting show about a journey to Neverland! Witness Peter (Victoria Donnelly of Havertown), Wendy (Zoe Hunchak of Springfield) and Tinker Bell (Anna Rudegeair of Ardmore) fly away to the land of the pirates and Captain Hook (Jack Ellis of Glenolder). Audiences will join the lost boys’ adventures with Tiger Lily (Emma Barrera of Upper Darby) as well as the mermaids of the lagoon.

A Summer Stage show is a unique family experience. Young audience members are invited to come early to performances to participate in fun pre-show activities and stay after the show to meet cast members. “Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr.” is ideal for ages four and up.

Stage manager Ali Caiazzo of Havertown, PA said, “The message of the show is clear: you’re never too old to believe.” She added, “ We’re excited to share this version of Peter Pan that has its own special elements. And don’t forget – if you believe hard enough, you may really see Peter fly!”

For forty seasons Upper Darby Summer Stage has been empowering young people and entertaining families throughout the Philadelphia region. A recent winner of the Main Line Parent’s “Best Children Theatre” award, the program is also a five-time consecutive MyFoxPhilly HotList winner in the “Best Theatre” category from 2008-2012.

The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center and Upper Darby Summer Stage are jointly sponsored by Upper Darby Township Mayor and Council and the Upper Darby School District Board of School Directors through the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services.

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Contact:

Lauren Stevenson Yacina

610.506.1355 – Lauren.Stevenson@verizon.net

Dan Luner

610.945.8428 – dluner13@gmail.com

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