Related Program: Current State New play 'U.P.' details highs and lows of life in the Upper Peninsula By Scott Pohl • Feb 5, 2013 Related Program: Current State TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / 5:19 The new play "U.P." from the Michigan State University Department of Theatre starts tonight. “U.P.” was written by Michigan natives Mark Colson and Peter Mervis. WKAR’s Scott Pohl shares what he learned at a recent rehearsal. Tags: Arts and CultureMSUtheatreTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Current State #17 | Feb. 5, 2013 By Current State • Feb 5, 2013 On today's Current State: the Niowave pole barn dispute, the new play "U.P.", Ingham County's fight against mortgage fraud, and local graphic artist Karl Gude's work from Newsweek magazine on exhibit at the Michigan Historical Museum.