….Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day!
Young audience members and their families are invited to laugh and sing along to “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” the hilarious musical based on the best-selling children’s classic by Judith Viorst and performed by the professional actors of Theatreworks USA.
The fun and affordable family performance takes place at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 24 at 7:30 PM. The 60-minute musical is recommended for children ages 4 and up.
Tickets are just $7 – $10 and available by calling the Box Office at 610.622.1189 or visiting the website at www.udpac.org. Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA. Parking is free.
Alexander’s misfortunes – from getting gum in his hair to tripping on a skateboard to learning that a schoolmate doesn’t want to be his friend anymore – are captured in this hilarious musical adaptation featuring book and lyrics by Judith Viorst, author of the best-selling children’s classic. The younger set will embrace the lesson Alexander learns – that everyone has a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day sometimes…and survives!
Theatreworks USA has a distinguished history of not only providing young audiences with their first taste of the performing arts, but also giving young actors, writers, directors, and designers an early opportunity to work in this field. A list of Theatreworks USA alumni reads like a veritable “who’s who” of theatre: director Michael Mayer (American Idiot, Spring Awakening, Thoroughly Modern Millie); writers Marta Kauffman and David Crane (TV’s “Friends”), Lynn Ahrens and Steven Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island), Laurence O’Keefe & Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde: The Musical); and actors F. Murray Abraham, Henry Winkler, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson also got their start with Theatreworks USA.
Theatreworks USA is America’s largest and most prolific professional not-for-profit theatre for young and family audiences. Since 1961,Theatreworks USA has enlightened, entertained, and instructed over 85 million people in 49 states and Canada, now performing for about three million people annually. Every year, the company tours approximately 16 shows from its ever-growing repertoire of 125 plays and musicals.
The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center and Upper Darby Summer Stage are jointly sponsored by the Upper Darby School District Board of School Directors and Upper Darby Township Mayor and Council through the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services.