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Beatnik Entertainment presents

The Butler Did It
by Walter and Peter Marks
directed by Bonnie Johnson

The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a “classic whodunit” (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent seasons. Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately withheld the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries that detract from their concentration. In an effort to spur them on he “stages” the murder of one of the actresses, after which the plot begins to twist and turn with such dazzling ingenuity—and hilarity—that soon actors and audience alike have lost track of what is real and what is make-believe—until a surprise ending sets matters straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

Performance dates
Fridays and Saturdays October 8, 9, 15 & 16  2021 - 7:30 PM
Sundays October 10, 17 - 2 PM

Dean Johanson                    Anthony Lefcourt (Tony)
Diana Smoot                                 Natalie/Mrs. Butler
Rip Johnson                                    Robert/Mr. Butler
Ray Huntington                                     Michael/Aldo
Marilyn Catinella                           Vickie/Miss Butler
Michael Depriest Reed         Sam/Detective Mumford


Performances are at Beatniks on Conkey, 420 Conkey Street, Hammond

Doors open 1/2 hour before curtain

Tickets are $18.00.
Cash only at the door please.  Click HERE to purchase tickets online in advance

All Covid-19 recommendations and precautions will be followed.

Download a poster HERE

Due to limited seating, reservations are strongly suggested.  Call 219-852-0848

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