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A Childhood Favorite Debuts at Upper Darby Summer Stage with “Curious George and the Golden Meatball” August 2, 3, & 4!

The wacky star of the popular children’s book series and hit PBS show comes to life in this brand new musical for young kids and parents alike! DREXEL HILL, PA— (July 20, 2017) – Audiences will be delighted by the antics of the inquisitive monkey George and his owner, the Man in the Yellow Hat, as they hit the stage with new friends, catchy music, and a whacky adventure. This musical is a first for Upper Darby Summer Stage and is guaranteed to be a hit among families with young children. Performances are August 2, 3, and 4 at 10:30

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“Come one, Come All!” For the first time ever in the Philadelphia region, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is coming to UD Summer Stage

This production is the Philadelphia premiere and is a spectacle on a grand scale. DREXEL HILL, PA— (July 13, 2017) — Something big is coming to the Philadelphia region. Upper Darby Summer Stage presents the Philadelphia regional premiere of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” on July 28 & 29, August 4 & 5 at 7:30 pm and July 29 and August 5 at 1:30 pm. Performances take place at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. Audience members will be deeply moved by the beauty and the beast story of the deformed bell ringer and the beautiful gypsy who gives him one

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Join a Comical Band of Pirates in their Search for Treasure at UD Summer Stage! July 26, 27, 28

Sail away with Captain Braid Beard and his mates to help them find the perfect hiding spot for their treasure! DREXEL HILL, PA— (July 13, 2017) —Ahoy mateys! Pirates are coming to the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center! When a band of comical pirates lands at North Beach looking for an expert digger, young Jeremy Jacob climbs aboard. Based on the children’s book written by Melinda Long, “How I Became a Pirate” is a swashbuckling musical adventure for the whole family. Performances are July 26, 27 and 28 at 10:30 am and on July 27 at 7:30 pm at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.  

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Our Favorite Green Ogre returns to UD Summer Stage with “Shrek The Musical Jr.” July 19, 20, 21

Join Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona, Lord Farquaad, and a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure suited for the whole family! DREXEL HILL, PA— (July 6, 2017) —Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film and Broadway musical, “Shrek The Musical Jr.” brings our favorite green ogre Shrek, with his trusty steed Donkey, to Upper Darby Summer Stage. “Shrek Jr.” features catchy, toe-tapping songs, intricate dance numbers, wacky fairytale creatures, and of course a dragon! Performances are July 19, 20 and 21 at 10:30 am and on July 20 at 7:30 pm at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. Upper Darby

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Q&A with Mainstage Director Jeff Dietzler

Why Hunchback? The production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is shaping up to be one of the biggest performances presented on the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center stage. I am incredibly passionate about this show and about Upper Darby Summer Stage being the location for the Philadelphia regional premiere of this masterpiece. Why do you feel so strongly about presenting this show? The reason I feel so strongly about Summer Stage producing this show is that it requires an immense amount of passion behind it. This is something that Summer Stage is known for in its productions and what

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“Annie” through the years at Upper Darby Summer Stage!

As the opening of Upper Darby Summer Stage’s 42nd season with “Annie Jr.” approaches we can’t help but to think about the powerful impact this show has had on Summer Stage over the years. Annie has graced the stage in 1984, 1994, 1999, 2005, 2012, and now we present the 2017 production this week at Summer Stage! 1984: It’s the summer of 1984. Upper Darby Summer Stage is celebrating its eighth birthday and is set to do a story that has never been done in the area. It’s the all-American musical starring a spunky little redhead. It’s “Annie!” Terrence J.

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Save the Date! For the first time ever in the Philadelphia region, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is coming to UD Summer Stage

This production is the Philadelphia premiere and is a spectacle on a grand scale. Something big is coming to the Philadelphia region. Upper Darby Summer Stage presents the Philadelphia regional premiere of  “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” on July 28 & 29, August 4 & 5 at 7:30 pm and July 29 and August 5 at 1:30 pm. Performances take place at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. Based on Victor Hugo’s powerful novel and adapted from the Disney film, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is nothing less than an epic production. It is a dramatic tale of complex relationships, featuring

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