Butler’s Theatre Department to Perform “Antigone”

Published April 13, 2018 at 04:04 pm Butler Community College Theater Department preforms Antigone

Butler Community College’s Theatre Department is ending the 2017-2018 school year with a performance of “Antigone"

Butler Community College’s Theatre Department is ending the 2017-2018 school year with a performance of “Antigone,” a reinterpretation of an ancient Greek tragedy by Jean Anouilh and translated by Jeremy Sams. Jean Anouilh’s Antigone tells the story of the struggle between Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, and Creon, her uncle and now King of Thebes. This adaption features Antigone, the play’s tragic heroine, who defies her uncle and demands justice for her brother.

Butler’s production of “Antigone” is directed by Samuel Sparks, Director of Fine Arts. Bernie Wonsettler, Associate Professor of Theatre, is the technical director and lighting designer.

The play features Allison Pieschl of Wichita as Antigone, Seth Knowles of El Dorado as Creon and Caden Middlebrooks of Maize as the Prologue.

Tickets:  Purchase tickets from 1-5 p.m. at the Box Office in the Fine Arts Building or call 316.322.3262 or go 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 19-21 and 2:30 p.m. April 21

Location: Fine Arts Building, College Theatre, Butler Community College, El Dorado campus

Cast members include:

Andale:

Braden Layman

Andover:

Derek Alcorn

Bucklin:

Morgan Hailey

Conway Springs:

Mathias Doffing

Maize:

Caden Middlebrooks

Allison Pieschl

Emporia:

Sophie Watkins

El Dorado:

Seth Knowles

Rosalia:

Dakota Alvord

Russell:

Trey Varner

Valley Center:

Katie Showalter

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