00 News & Updates, 2009 Letters from Pella

Be an Usher! See “Letters from Pella” for FREE!!

Letters poster Union Street Players needs ushers and tickets takers for the USP Tulip Time Show, “Letters from Pella.”
Here is your chance to see the show for free!  All you need to do is show up 45 minutes early and help our audience find their seat.
Please email or call Pat Moriarity (628-1549) if you are available to help. Peformances are Wednesday, May 6th at 7 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on each day of Tulip Time (Thu, Fri, Sat, May 7-9).  You can usher as many times as you wish.  Feel free to sign up your friends! 
The show is approximately 1 hour, so you still have plenty of time to get all the vet bollen you want!   Wowzer!

2009 Letters from Pella

“Letters from Pella” Cast List Announced

Letters from Pella
Written by Tom Vander Well
World Premier of an Original Play
Tim Bloem                    Robert  D. Justice
Shirley Harrison            Peggy Moriarity
Hendrik Hospers           Cameron Van Kooten
Isaac Overkamp            Arvin Van Zante
Teunis                          Sherman Van Zee
Anna                            Sara Peterson
Jannetje                       Christina Thompson
Widow Overkamp          Sally Job
Rev. H.P. Scholte         Tom Vander Well
Mareah Scholte            Wendy Vander Well
Production Team
Director                        Ann Wilkinson
Light Design                 Shawn Jensen
Producer                      Pat Moriarity
The play is based on actual letters written by Pella’s first residents back to their native Holland.  In their own words and through their experiences, we are reminded that “people are people” and the struggle for true community does not change with time. 
Opening night is Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m.  Performances will be daily during Tulip Time (Thurs., Fri., Sat.) at 4:30 p.m. at the Pella Community Center Joan Kuyper Farver Auditorium. 
Tickets are now available at the Pella Historical Village business office at 507 Franklin Street, Phone 641-628-2409.  During Tulip Time, tickets will be available at the Central Park Ticket Booth or at the auditorium before the show.
For more information or if you would like to help with costumes, set pieces, sound, lighting, stage crew or makeup, please contact director Ann Wilkinson at 641-628-3667 or producer Pat Moriarity 641-628-1549 (mort@iowatelecom.net) .  Sponsored by the Pella Community Center and the Pella Historical Society.