Theater programs can help to build confidence, explore different personas and is a place of new discoveries and lifelong learning. The Upper Main Line YMCA Theater program offers weekly classes in musical theater and playwriting. Staged productions return this year with opportunities for children in Pre K through 12th grade as well as adults of all ages. UMLY Theater is a home for all!

Monthly Theater Programs at the Upper Main Line YMCA

Winter Productions 2024

Addams Family the Musical

Life is unpredictable in the Addams family - especially as Wednesday Addams secretly falls in love. When she invites her boyfriend and his parents to dinner, will secrets be kept? And, can the family cope with all that's changing?

Auditions will be held January 10 and 11. 

 

Playhouse Jr. | Snow White & The Seven Dwarves

Playhouse Jr. at UMLY Performing Arts is geared for actors in grades 2-5 who are interested in the world of musical theater. Playhouse Jr. will focus on choreography, singing and acting. Theater class participants must hold a YMCAGBW Membership for registration and while the programs are in session.

 

Storybook Theater

This class is geared towards actors in grades K through 1. Actors will learn singing, dancing and acting. The class concludes with a showcase for family. Theater class participants must hold a YMCAGBW Membership for registration and while the programs are in session. Learn more.

 


Fall 2023

Main Stage Production | Matilda, Jr.

Join the clever and courageous young Matilda and her sweet teacher, Miss Honey, as they challenge the outrageous headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Registration is open to ages 9-18. Rehearsals* are held on Sundays between 12:00 and 3:00 PM and on Mondays and Wednesdays between 6:00 and 8:00 PM.

Performances 

Thursday | November 30 at 7:00 PM

Friday | December 1 at 7:00 PM

Saturday | December 2 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
* Ensemble rehearses on Sundays only. 

 

Playhouse Jr. Production | Cinderella, Jr. - SOLD OUT

This production is already FULL! Playhouse Jr. is designed for children ages 7 - 11 and all participants are given a speaking role. Rehearsals* are held on Sundays between 12:00 and 3:00 PM and on Mondays and Wednesdays between 6:00 and 8:00 PM.

Performances

Thursday | November 30 at 7:00 PM

Friday | December 1 at 7:00 PM

Saturday | December 2 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM

 

Storybook Theater | The Disney Experience

Storybook Theater is designed for children ages 5 - 7 and includes a collection of fan-favorite stories and songs. Due to the popularity of this program, we offer two sessions.


Session Two

Rehearsals* are held between November 6 and December 18.

Performance on December 18.

 

For more information on the performing arts program at the Upper Main Line YMCA please contact  Janelle Brandberg 610-647-9622, ext. 2039