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Published: Friday, April 9th, 2021

"Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood" will run April 16 and April 17

This weekend the Butler Community College Theatre Department will perform “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood,” a comedy by Ken Ludwig directed by Theatre professor, Bob Peterson. Admission to the show is free of charge. 

According to Peterson, “The play “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” is a new take on the Robin Hood legend. It’s a tale of a young man’s discovery that everyone has a responsibility to care for his fellow man.” 

Butler Community College cast members include Emma Burnett of Augusta; Caden Runnalls, Clearwater; David Williams, Jade Darnell and Josh Staats, El Dorado; Hallie Hart, Mulberry; Chelsie Penner, Newton; Hannah Johnson, Potwin; Benjamin Bollinger, Christian Watkins and Hayden Cole, Wichita; and Emma Dunn of Wilmore.  

“Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” will be performed with limited seating on April 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Butler Community College Fine Arts Theatre, building 700, on the El Dorado campus. Audience members are required to wear masks. Free seating may be reserved by emailing  

Many students participating in the production received an activity scholarship which covers in-state tuition and books. For more information visit