Sedalia, Missouri – Nov. 12, 2021 – State Fair Community College’s Theatre Arts program will present “Puffs” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-20 and 2 p.m. Nov. 21 in Stauffacher Theatre on the Sedalia campus. Admission is $5 per person; SFCC students and employees have free admission. A dinner theatre will be served at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 20; cost is $15 per person. Individuals 60 years old and above receive free admission at the 2 p.m. Oct. 10 performance.
“Puffs,” written by Matt Cox and first performed in 2015, is directed by Ryan P. Mahannah, SFCC’s Theatre Arts program coordinator and instructor. The play is a comedy that depicts the adventures of a group of students in a magic school for seven years. The Puffs is a group of “well-meaning, loyal rejects” at the school, one of whom is Wayne Hopkins who discovers he is a wizard.
The show is recommended for audiences 15 years and older because of explicit language.
Tickets may be purchased at SFCCTheatre.eventbrite.com or by calling the Box Office at (660) 530-5814 from noon to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and two hours prior to performance time. For special accommodations, email Ryan Mahannah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wayne Hopkins – Quincy Wilson, Oak Grove
Oliver Rivers – Ethan Courtier, Knob Noster
Megan Jones – Annie Henson, Clever
Narrator – Garrett Lampert, Kansas City
Ernie Mac and others – Kaden Green, Sedalia
Seamus and others – Avory Nail, Lexington
Hannah and others – Ainsley McKellips, Coffeyville, Kansas
J Finch Fletchley and others – Payton Lawrence, Norborne
Leanne and others – Audrey Phillips, Higginsville
Sally Perks and others – Kennedy Keele, Sedalia
Susie Bones and others – Miranda Duryee, Warrensburg
Cedric and Mr. Voldy – Braden Miller, Platte City
First Headmaster and others – Sarah Hensel, Provence, Louisiana
Male Understudy – Jaden Wright, Sedalia
Female Understudy – Erika Freeman, Chicago, Illinois
Director – Ryan P. Mahannah, SFCC Theatre Arts program coordinator
Technical Direction – Tim Wells, SFCC Technical Director
Intimacy Director – Kristin Henning, SFCC Staff
Stage Manager/Assistant Director – Elise Hawley, Sedalia
Costume Design – Bailey Mitchell, Columbia
Scene and Light Design – Tim Wells
Sound Design and Operator – Walker Schothe, Sedalia
Light Board Operator – Yale Bakerfelt Jr., Sedalia
Prop Masters – Sarah Hensel, Tevin Mershon, Lawrence, Kansas
Master Carpenter – Quincy Wilson
House Manager – Erika Freeman
Costume and Run Crew – Lexi Kauffman, Sedalia; Ruby Norman, Sedalia; Shelbi Miller, Smithton;
Mykalya Grey Swearngin, Joplin; Carri Macek, Sedalia