What The Butler Saw

By Joe Orton
Directed by Paul Mullins

Previews begin September 6

"Doctor − I'm naked! You do realize that, don't you?"

First performed in 1969, two years after Orton's murder at the age of 34, this scathing farce shocked audiences when it was first produced. Now, almost 50 years later, what were racy subjects are far less so, and we are able to both laugh more and see better the acid bullets that Orton fires in a startling pace from beginning to end. This hilarious comedy unveils the fragile state of truth in the hands of those in power, and the power of truth despite our easy ability to twist it.

This play is not suitable for young audiences and will include moments of partial nudity and shots fired from a blank gun.

WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

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SEPT. 6

7:30 p.m. (P)

7

8:00 p.m. (P)

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8:00 p.m. (P)

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2:00 p.m. (P)
8:00 p.m. (O)

10

2:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m.

11
DARK

12

7:30 p.m. (S)
13

7:30 p.m.
14

8:00 p.m. (KTS)
15

8:00 p.m.
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2:00 p.m. (S)
8:00 p.m.

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2:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m.

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DARK

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7:30 p.m.
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7:30 p.m.
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8:00 p.m.
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8:00 p.m.

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2:00 p.m. (S)
8:00 p.m.

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2:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
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DARK

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7:30 p.m.

27

7:30 p.m.

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8:00 p.m.

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8:00 p.m.

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2:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.

OCT. 1

2:00 p.m.

P: Preview
O: Opening Night
S: Symposium
KTS: Know the Show

 

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