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Young People's Concert Series

Young People’s Concert Series events are presented free of charge and provide culturally diverse performing arts programs accessible to students grades K - 12 and families in an informal atmosphere. Events feature multicultural performances by internationally acclaimed, emerging, and regional young artists. 

Young People’s Concert Series events are open to the public and include programs for students K-12. Concerts are held at the Mann's pavilion. All performances are 75 minutes. Parking is provided free of charge. Tickets are not required for entry to these free concerts. All seating is general admission and given on a first-come, first-served basis.


2019 Young People's Concert Series

Hairspray, May 23

In partnership with The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center and performed by students of Upper Darby High School, the Mann Center will present the musical Hairspray to kick off our 2019 Young People's Concert Series.

About: It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show.” When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do!

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