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Last updated June 16, 2016   

Albany Civic Theater
Albany, Oregon


The Butler Did It

By: Walter Marks and Peter Marks

Directed by: Shauna Kiefiuk

Performances: December 2, 3, 9, 10, 11 (m), 15, 16, 17

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 which has eluded him in recent seasons.  Desperately eager to stimulate his cast to their best efforts, he has deliberately with-held the final scene of the play from them, but his patience is worn thin by the petty jealousies and romantic rivalries which 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 matter straight in a most bizarre and ironic way.

Cast of characters

Raymond Butler (also Robert) - Tom Martin

Aldo, The Butler (also Michael) - Conner Riley

Angela Butler (also Natalie) - Stephanie Schwarz

Victoria Butler (also Claudia) - Shannon Mellino

Anthony J. Lefcourt - Alex Asher

Detective Mumford (also Sam) - Scotty Bowman


Shauna Kiefiuk has been involved with ACT since 2002, she made her directorial debut last season at ACT with "Independence." She directed The Odd Couple and she has been onstage in several shows as well as musicals. Some of those shows are Wit, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Alice in Wonderland, The Miracle Worker, Curtains and Thoroughly Modern Millie. She has also helped backstage as running crew, props, assistant choreogrpaher, light and sound master as well as Choreographer for Reefer Madness at Corvallis Community Theater. She was the assistant director for Fat Pig, Hayfever, The Game's Afoot and A Little Piece of Heaven.

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