Butler’s Theatre Department to Perform Auntie Mame

Published April 7, 2017 at 01:55 pm Auntie Mame Play

Butler will perform “Auntie Mame” a classic play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee.

Butler Community College’s Theatre Department will perform “Auntie Mame” a classic by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, “Auntie Mame” chronicles the adventures of an orphan being raised by his eccentric aunt during the late 1920s. Butler’s production of “Auntie Mame” is directed by theatre professor Bob Peterson and designed by Bernie Wonsetler.

Butler Community College was established in 1927— during the same time period that Auntie Mame takes place. Butler is hosting a gathering at the E.B. White Art Gallery to celebrate the college’s 90th Anniversary.  Student artwork is the featured gallery exhibit.

Tickets:  Purchase from 1-5 p.m. at the Box Office in the Fine Arts Building or call 316.322.3262 or online at www.butlercc.edu/boxoffice.
Price: $5 for adults and $2 for students and seniors. Butler students get in free with Butler ID.
Time: 7:30 p.m. April 20-22 and 2:30 p.m. April 22
90th Anniversary Reception: Thursday, April 20 at 6:15 p.m.
Location: Fine Arts Building, College Theatre, Butler Community College, El Dorado campus

Mame Dennis, also known as “Auntie” Mame, is played by Madisyn Coats of Hanston.
Other cast members include:


Andrew Bowden


Max McGlaun

El Dorado-

Shelby Hill

Seth Knowles

Tanner Price

Abby Staats


Madisyn Coats


Caden Middlebrooks (Maize HS)

Chandler Moore (Kapaun Mt. Carmel)

Grace Perry (Maize HS)

Alli Pieschl (Maize HS)

Grant Risinger (Maize HS)

Sarah Slack (Maize HS)

Nicole Walker (Campus High)


Shyla Harris


Miranda Kimble


Jacob Matinez

Rose Hill-

Jordan Debbrecht

Makayla Ford


Davyd Ledgerwood


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