We’re dedicated to the success of the Queen Theater in Wilmington, DE, and to assuring that the Queen remains a catalyst for building community through high-quality programs in arts, music, education, workforce development, and mentoring.

Featured Happenings

Shine A Light Celebration 2018

Saturday, March 3, 2018

For 2018 the annual Shine A Light brings bigger and better elements, and all announcements can be seen here first. Bookmark this page for the latest info!

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Oil & Water

Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

A true story of two boys coming of age as they each confront one of the world’s worst toxic disasters, taking on the implications of the Ecuadorian oil disaster.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:30pm

Deej is a gifted young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. As a child, he was written off as “retarded”. Now a high school student, he is a proponent for others like him and embraces filmmaking and poetry to discover what having a voice can truly mean.

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LUQ Hosts Many Events Year-Round

All events are in some way related to giving back, an important foundation of our mission statement.

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Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship Fund

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Message from Mike Hare & Tina Betz

Because you believe…

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The Queen is Made Possible

by gifts from our many generous donors.

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Look Inside The Queen

Interior photos from opening weekend of the Queen Theater

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View Our History

Glimpse into the past and see how The Queen became the theater you know and love…

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Thank You for Donating Today

The Light Up The Queen Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit, is dedicated to the preservation of the Queen Theater in Wilmington, DE. Donations from Community Partners ensure that the Light Up The Queen Foundation can continue providing quality Music & Arts Education programming in the historic Queen Theater.