Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Tina Fey is coming to the UDPAC!

Writer, producer and Emmy Award-winning actress Tina Fey will appear at an event to support Upper Darby Summer Stage and kick off 40th season!
Ms. Fey will greet supporters at an exclusive screening of the 10th anniversary of “Mean Girls.” Proceeds will support a new sound system for Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
July 1, 2014 – Drexel Hill, PA – Upper Darby Summer Stage proudly announces that alumna Tina Fey – writer, producer and Emmy Award-winning actress – will kick-off the 40th season with an appearance at an exclusive 10th anniversary screening of “Mean Girls” on August 16, 2014. Ms. Fey wrote the screenplay and co-starred in the movie, loosely based on her years at Upper Darby High School.
The August 16th event will feature a meet-and-greet with Ms. Fey at 6:30 pm, a screening of the movie at 7:30 pm and a question-and-answer session after the movie screening. Proceeds will support a new sound system for the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center and will launch the 40th season celebration of Upper Darby Summer Stage. The event will take place at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA.
Tickets for the exclusive meet-and-greet with Ms. Fey are $150 and include the movie screening, as well as participation in the question-and-answer session after the screening. Tickets to the screening and question-and-answer session only are $100. Tickets will go on sale on July 7 and may be purchased online at www.udpac.org.
The actress, comedian, writer and producer known for her work on Saturday Night Live (SNL, 1998-2006) and on the critically acclaimed NBC series, 30 Rock (2006-2013), was born and raised in Upper Darby Township and participated in Upper Darby Summer Stage. Ms. Fey made her movie debut as a writer and co-star in 2004 in “Mean Girls.” She has won multiple awards including a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her work in 30 Rock.
Founded in 1976 and known as one of the country’s most successful youth theater programs, Upper Darby Summer Stage welcomes over 700 young participants each summer and 30,000 ticket-holders from throughout the Delaware Valley.
The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is 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.

Press release written by Lauren Stevenson Yacina