USP “Jungle Book” Delights Audiences

Cast of USP’s “The Jungle Book”

Union Street Players, Pella’s award-winning community theatre, lowered the curtain on our 2012 summer production of The Jungle Book. Audiences were delighted by the colorful set and creative costuming. Congratulations to Producers Deb Linn and Anne McCullough Kelly along with Director Lisa Morgan, their stellar cast and capable crew.

Ticket sales for the four performance run was:

Thu July 26: 136
Fri July 27: 171
Sat July 28: 102
Sun July 29: 117

Total: 526

 

USP Alum in Running for State Fair Anthem Contest

USP got wind earlier this week that Rachel Peter (Annie) is in the running of a national anthem contest sponsored by the Des Moines Register. Videos are posted on-line at the Register’s website and people get to vote for their favorite. You may use the link below if you wish to vote for Rachel. Good luck, Rachel!!

http://desmoinesregister.upickem.net/engine/Details.aspx?p=A&c=63266&s=21929267&i=1

Get Your Tickets for USP’s “The Jungle Book”

Tickets are now on sale for Union Street Players‘ (USP) production of the family classic “The Jungle Book.” This stage adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale will delight and entertain all ages. USP has kept ticket prices low to make this live stage experience affordable for all families!!

Performance Dates:

Thursday July 26 @ 7:00 p.m.
Friday July 27 @ 7:00 p.m.
Saturday July 28 @ 7:00 p.m.
Sunday July 29 @ 2:00 p.m.

Tickets (ticket prices are the same in advance or at the door):
$7.00 Adults
$5.00 Students (with I.D.)
$5.00 Balcony

Purchase Tickets On-line

or call the USP Box Office 641.204.1094

USP’s “Mattress” Cleans Up at ICTA Awards

The cast dances till they drop in the Spanish Panic!

Union Street Players continued to show why we’re “Pella’s Award-Winning Community Theatre” on Saturday night. USP’s production of Once Upon a Mattress picked up five of the Iowa Community Theatre Association’s (ICTA) 11 annual awards at the annual convention in Cedar Rapids. USP’s award winners were:

  • Outstanding Music Direction: Brystal Hopkins and Ashlee Whittington
  • Outstanding Lead Actress: Anne McCullough Kelly
  • Outstanding Scenic Design: Brystal Hopkins, Matt Kelly, and Dan Fynaardt
  • Outstanding Costume Design: Lori Vande Zande and Kathy VanNorden
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress: Nicole Vande Zande

Congratulations to all the winners!

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