Upper Darby Summer Stage Opens its 44th Season with “Disney’s High School Musical, Jr.”

The fabulously popular Disney movie comes to life in a special one-hour performance for children.

DREXEL HILLPA— (June 28, 2019) – Upper Darby Summer Stage opens its 44thseason of outstanding theater for children with the Disney blockbuster, Disney’s High School Musical, Jr.,playing July 10, 11 and 12 at 10:30 am and July 11 at 7:30 pm.  Performances are at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA, minutes from the Main Line and Center City.Tickets range from $9 to $13 and are available online anytime at summerstage.udfoundation.org. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 4 pm. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 610-622-1189. The show is recommended for ages 4 and up with no intermission.

Disney’s High School Musical, Jr.is a one-hour adaptation of the record-setting Disney movie musical that swept the nation in 2006. With all of the hit songs like “All in This Together,” “Bop to the Top,” “Get’cha Head in the Game,” and “Start of Something New,” this Summer Stage musical follows the developing romance of Zach and Gabriella while drama queen Sharpay tries to sabotage auditions for the school musical. Exciting dances and songs feature the Cheerleaders, the Braniacs, the Jocks, the Band Kids and many more.

Summer Stage veteran Devon Sinclair of Philadelphia directs and choreographs a talented cast of over 90 high school students as they sing, dance and lead their audience into the exciting world of East High.  Anthony Flamminio of Drexel Hill plays Troy Bolton and Gianna Mattero of Springfield performs as his girlfriend, Gabriella Montez. Noel Guidetti of Havertown portrays the conniving Sharpay Evans and Thomas Barnes of Havertown is her nerdy brother, Ryan. The production of Disney’s High School Musical, Jr. is sponsored by Jamie Santora.

A Summer Stage show is a magical experience for children and their families. Audience members are invited to arrive early for a special craft activity before the show and to meet the characters and sign autographs after the show.

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

About Upper Darby Summer Stage:

Upper Darby Summer Stage is a national leader in creating outstanding performances for the community while empowering young people and entertaining families. Now in its 44thseason the program presents six Children’s Theatre productions and a professional quality Broadway musical. This year’s Mainstage production is Big Fish, playing August 2-10.

Summer Stage offers programs for students as young as 10 and up to age 28. Upper Darby Summer Stage is not only a great place to see a spectacular show, but also a great place for students to grow as artists and as young people! Visit summerstage.udfoundation.org  for more information.


Press Release: For Immediate Release | Contact: Lauren Stevenson Yacina | 610.506.1355 • [email protected]

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