USP Announces Cast for “Bye Bye Birdie”

Bye Bye Birdie LogoDirector Denise Gregory has announced the cast list for Union Street Players’ summer musical Bye Bye Birdie. Performances are July 25-27 and Aug 2-4 on the stage of the Joan Kuyper Farver Auditorium in the Pella Community Center. Tickets will be on sale on line approximately one month prior to the show. Check back at http://www.unionstreetplayers.com for more information.

CONRAD BIRDIE           Jacob Martin

ROSIE                          Jana Dezwarte
KIM MACAFEE             Sara Collins
ALBERT PETERSON     Karl Deakyne
MR HARRY MACAFEE  Greg May
MRS MACAFEE            Sarah Maxwell
RANDOLPH MACAFEE  Bryce McCain
MAE PETERSON          TBA
HUGO PEABODY          Jack Parisee
URSULA MERKLE         Sydney Swanson
MRS MERKLE               Sally Job
MAYOR                         Pat Moriarity
MAYOR’S WIFE             Peggy Moriarity
HELEN                          Sarah Davis
NANCY                         Devin McCain
MARGIE                        Kara Zondervan
KARL                            TBA
HARVEY JOHNSON       Nathan Boldt
DEBORAH SUE             Maria Bandstra
PENELOPE                   Sarah DeWolf
SUZIE                           Sarah Peterson
ALICE                           Marielle Gaiser
FREDDIE                      Micah Zeimetz
SANDRA                       Breanna Terpstra
CHARLOTTE                 Mariah Kooyman
ELIZABETH                   Emily Ebeling
JUDY                            Olivia Kane
MARIANNE                   Mandolin Holmes
TAMMY                        Lauren Ashworth
TRACY                         Julia Smart
ANNETTE                     Taryn Johnson
COLLEEN                     Kaleena VanHaaften
RICKY                          Isaac Zeimetz
REPORTER                   Mark Shaefer
BARTENDER                 Thomas Salz
GLORIA RASPUTIN        Em Hutchison

“Bye Bye Birdie” Auditions THIS WEEK!

Bye Bye Birdie LogoAuditions for Union Street Players summer musical, Bye Bye Birdie, will take place this week. This popular Broadway musical, set in the 1950’s, is loosely based on the stories of music icons Conway Twitty and Elvis Presley. The catchy 50’s music soundtrack and comical story of love and teen rebellion in the 1950s has made it a popular show for decades. USP’s production is being directed by Denise Gregory and Produced by Deb Linn with Musical Direction by Anne Petrie.

No experience or preparation is necessary. Rookies, novices and newcomers are welcome. No roles are precast!

Production Dates: July 26-28; Aug 2-4

Audition Dates:

  • Tuesday, May 14 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 16 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 18 9:00 a.m. to noon

Auditions will be held in the Joan Kuyper Farver Auditorium in the Pella Community Center, 712 Union Street, in Pella. Perusal scripts are available for check-out at the Pella Public Library. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Denise Gregory at denise2352004@yahoo.com.

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