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Cast List for “Tulip House” Announced

Union Street Players is proud to announce the cast for our Tulip Time production, Tulip House, by Stephanie Alexander. This is the world premiere of Tulip House, which was awarded first prize in USP’s playwriting contest last year. The play tells the story of a modern family who agrees to take part in a reality television show in which they live like a Pella family in the 1930’s. Through the experience the family learns many lessons about themselves and their community.

The cast and production crew include many faces familiar to USP audiences, a few faces we’ve not seen in a few years, and we’re very excited to have two Central College actors making their USP debuts.

The Cast (recent USP productions are in parentheses)
Brenda Sutton: Wendy Vander Well (The Dominie’s Wife, The Christmas Post Director)
Ken — Jason Chohon
Jennifer Hughes — Rachel Wiese
Todd Sutton — Tom Vander Well (The Christmas Post, Morning’s at Seven Director)
Amber Sutton — Madison Vander Well (The Fantasticks)
Paul — Kris Harthoorn (Of Wooden Shoes and Windmills)

The play is being directed by Ann Wilkinson (The Dominie’s Wife Director) and produced by Pat Moriarity (The Christmas Post, The Dominie’s Wife).

Tulip House will be performed on the Joan Kuyper Farver Auditorium stage in the Pella Community Center (712 Union Street). Performances are scheduled:

Wed May 2 @ 7:00 p.m.
Thu May 3 @ 4:30 p.m. during Pella Tulip Time
Fri May 4 @ 4:30 p.m. during Pella Tulip Time
Sat May 5 @ 4:30 p.m. during Pella Tulip Time

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