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The SchoolHouse Company presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

December 13, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - December 15, 2012 @ 8:15 pm

- $5 – $7

 

The Herdmans: They're the worst kids in the history of the world. And they're also in the local Christmas pageant. See the hilarious and touching production, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, in Orange City Dec. 6-8 and 13-15. Performing as the Herdman kids are (left to right) August Hubbard, Grady Zerse, Sydney Krommendyk, Juliana Tien and Micah Culpepper. Absent is Jacob Christiansen.

ORANGE CITY – It’s a tradition in Orange City: a Christmas show produced by The SchoolHouse Company.

 

After two years of live radio plays, this year SchoolHouse Company, in conjunction with the Orange City Arts Council, is presenting a full-scale production. And it’s a holiday classic: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Director is April Hubbard of Orange City. The cast numbers 36 actors and actresses from area towns.

 

Performances will be held Dec. 6 – 8, and 13 – 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Orange City town hall.

 

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is based on the book by Barbara Robinson and stars the Herdmans, “the worst kids in the history of the world.” They lie, cheat and give conks to the head. And, this year, they are part of the annual Christmas pageant. Everyone is convinced that it will be a disaster.

 

Everyone is surprised.

 

Cast members include Juliana Tien, Grady Zerse, August Hubbard, Micah Culpepper, Jacob Christiansen and Sydney Krommendyk as the Herdeman kids, and Jadeyn Veltkamp, Joey Bylsma, Susan Veltkamp and Kenton Pauls as the Bradley family.

 

The additional adult cast includes Lois Estell, Kara Smit, Brande Pals, Amanda Vander Stelt, Carla Larson, Micah Foster, Jonathan Foster, Darin Dykstra and Linda Dykstra.

 

Additional children in the cast are Haley Smit, Megan Bylsma, Lindsay Kuiper, Rachel Korver, Eli Dykstra, Dillion De Jong, Maria Ruiz-Stands, Ashley Huizenga, Anna Karen Pauls, Bella Drissell, Veroneca Ruiz-Stands, Briseyela Martinez, Hannah Culpepper, Ciara Dean, Nora Vande Brake, Colton Smit and Katherine Pauls.

 

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The classic holiday show hits the stage at the Orange City town hall Dec. 6-8 and 13-15, sponsored by The SchoolHouse Company, in conjunction with the Orange City Arts Council. Playing the Bradley family in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever are (left to right) Susan Veltkamp, Jadeyn Veltkamp, Joey Bylsma and Kenton Pauls. Director is April Hubbard.

Stage manager and assistant stage manager are Emily Wohlers and Lisa Haldeman.

 

The SchoolHouse Company has presented theatre and theatre classes in Orange City and Sioux Center for the past 4-1/2 years.

 

Tickets for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever may be reserved at theschoolhousecompany@gmail.com or purchased at the door. Prices are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Group discounts are available.

 

For more information, see facebook.com/SHCTheater.

 

Twenty-five kids in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: In December, twenty-five local children will be part of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, sponsored by The SchoolHouse Company in conjunction with the Orange City Arts Council. Performances will be Dec. 6-8 and 13-15 at 7pm at the Orange City town hall. Tickets may be reserved by emailing theschoolhousecompany@gmail.com. Children in the production include, standing, left to right: Lindsay Kuiper, Rachel Korver, Megan Bylsma, Katherine Pauls, Colton Smit, Ashley Huizenga, Hannah Culpepper, Jadeyn Veltkamp (behind Hannah), Anna Karen Pauls, Haley Smit and Juliana Tien. Kneeling / sitting are (left to right) August Hubbard, Grady Zerse (kneeling behind August), Micah Culpepper, Veroneca Ruiz-Stands, Sydney Krommendyk, Briseyda Martinez, Joey Bylsma, Eli Dykstra and Dillon De Jong. Absent for the photo are Jacob Christiansen, Mario Ruiz-Stands, Nora Vande Brake, Ciara Dean and Bella Drissell.

 

Details

Start:
December 13, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
End:
December 15, 2012 @ 8:15 pm
Cost:
$5 – $7
Event Category:
Website:
http://orangecityarts.net/event/the-schoolhouse-company-presents-the-best-christmas-pageant-ever/

Venue

Orange City Town Hall
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
Phone:
712-707-4885
Website:
https://orangecityarts.net/venue/orange-city-town-hall-4/

Details

Start:
December 13, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
End:
December 15, 2012 @ 8:15 pm
Cost:
$5 – $7
Event Category:
Website:
http://orangecityarts.net/event/the-schoolhouse-company-presents-the-best-christmas-pageant-ever/

Venue

Orange City Town Hall
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
Phone:
712-707-4885
Website:
https://orangecityarts.net/venue/orange-city-town-hall-4/