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Butler’s Theatre Department Presents “The Runner Stumbles”

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Published: Tuesday, April 12th, 2022

Butler’s Theatre Department stages a grim portrayal of Milan Stitt’s 70’s classic

EL DORADO, Kan. – The Runner Stumbles by Milan Stitt is a courtroom drama, a murder mystery, and a love story set in early 20th century Michigan.  The play begins as a priest is arrested for the murder of a nun. It is directed by Professor of Theatre and Speech Samuel Sparks and is designed by Associate Professor of Theatre Bernie Wonsetler. The show will be held April 21 and 22 at 7:30, and April 23 at 2:00 and 7:30 at the College Theatre. 

Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, or by calling 316 322 3262. 


Cast List 

Father Rivard, played by Seth Knowles – El Dorado 

Amos, played by Dakota Beck – Conway Springs  

Erna Prindle, played by AJ Hart - Mulberry 

Toby Felker, played by Samuel Downey - Augusta 

Sister Rita, played by Kelsi Harris - Newton 

Mrs. Shandig, played by Jade Darnell-McCoy – El Dorado 

Monsignor Nicholson, played by Jacob Phillips – Newton 

Prosecutor, played by Aiden Smith – Valley Center 

Louise Donnelly, played by Jordan Pryor – Park City