Anne of Green Gables delighted audiences with its four show run Feb 26-Mar 1. The production, directed by Anne McCullough Kelly, was a hit with many who have long enjoyed the classic tale about the growing up experiences of a young girl who goes to live at Green Gables with an adult brother and sister, Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert. Attendance numbers for the weekend were:
Union Street Players is proud to announce those who have been announced as finalists in the 2015 Iowa Community Theater Association’s awards for Outstanding Achievement. Awards will be presented at the annual Iowa Community Theater Festival which will be held this year in Waterloo on the weekend of April 11.
From Ham Buns and Potato Salad (April 2014)
Cyndi Atkins as Lola Van Dam – Supporting Actress
Mat Kelly and Anne McCullough Kelly – Scenic Design
Arvin Van Zante – Lighting Design
From A Christmas Carol (December 2014)
Lonnie Appleby as Ebenezer Scrooge – Lead Actor
Jana De Zwarte (Mrs Dilber), Denise Gregory (Charwoman), Jim Palmer (Old Joe), Spencer Ver Meer Vermeer (Undertaker) – Ensemble
From Anne of Green Gables (Feb/Mar 2015)
Pati Van Zante – Costumes
Union Street Players congratulates all of our finalists!
Thu Feb 26 @ 7:00 p.m.
Fri Feb 27 @ 7:00 p.m.
Sat Feb 28 @ 7:00 p.m.
Sun Mar 1 @ 2:00 p.m.
Pella Community Center
712 Union St.
Pella, IA 50219
$10 Adult in advance/$12 at the door
$8.00 Child/Student in advance/$10 at the door
$8.00 All Balcony Seats
If you have trouble purchasing tickets online, if you have a Warm Welcomes Coupon, or if you have some other Ticket Coupon/Voucher, please call USP’s Virtual Box Office at 641-204-1094.
Tickets are available for purchase at the door of any performance (subject to availability)!
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Anne Shirley – Suzanna Hall
Marilla Cuthbert – Sophie Mathonnet-Vander Well
Matthew Cuthbert – Phil Hoole
Rachel Lynde – Denise Gregory
Mrs. Spencer/Mrs. Barry/Miss Stacey – Jana DeZwarte
Diana Barry – Madison Thingstad
Ruby Gillis – Sara Collins
Jane Andrews – Hannah Cutler
Josie Pye – Mandolin Holmes
Gilbert Blythe – Jesse Nieboer
Moody Spurgeon McPherson – TBA
We are grateful to all who auditioned. Thank you for having the courage to step on stage and share your talent with us. Casting a show is a very difficult process, especially when so many talented people come out to auditions. If you were not cast and would still like to be involved in the production please contact us through the Union Street Players email address. We are in the process of organizing our production crew and would love to have your help!
Anne of Green Gables
Adapted by Peter DeLaurier based on novel by L.M. Montgomery
Directed by Anne McCullough Kelly (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Production dates February 26 – March 1, 2015
Parts available for 8 women (ages 15+) and 3 men (ages 15+).
Perusal scripts available at the Pella Library beginning Tuesday November 25 for 4-day checkout.
Monday, December 15 from 6:30-9:30pm (Theater)
Tuesday, December 16 from 7:30-9:30pm (Theater, mostly callbacks but will accept additional auditions)
Rehearsals begin the first week of January. We will rehearse on the following dates and times:
Mondays from 6:30-9:30pm
Tuesdays from 7:30-9:30pm
Thursdays from 7:00-9:00pm
Saturdays from 1:00-3:30pm (1-4pm in February, no rehearsal Feb. 14)
Sunday, Feb. 15 from 1-4pm (Tech Rehearsal)
During performance week we will rehearse from 5:30pm-10:00pm