2009 Letters from Pella

“Letters from Pella” Cast List Announced

Letters from Pella
 
Written by Tom Vander Well
 
World Premier of an Original Play
 
Character
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.

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