Happenings

The Light Up the Queen Foundation supports and produces events year-round – from our annual fundraising Shine a Light concert, to once-in-a-lifetime pop-up events such as the On Screen|In Person film screen series. All events are in some way related to giving back, an important foundation of our mission statement. We invite you to take a look at our past events to reflect on the creativity that has electrified the Queen Theater, and to stay tuned to upcoming activities. We invite you to become a part of our future.

Real Boy

Real Boy

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6pm

Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett Wallace, a transgender teenager on a journey to find his voice-as a musician, a friend, a son, and a man. As he navigates the ups and downs of young adulthood, he works to gain the support of his mother…

Shine A Light on ‘77

Shine A Light on ‘77

Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at 8:00pm

Join the Light Up The Queen Foundation for our annual Shine A Light On The Queen event! This year, we pay tribute to 1977 — when Star Wars dominated the box office, the world said goodbye to The King, and Coneheads became a Saturday Night Live classic.

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.