SFCC 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 rmahannah@sfccmo.edu.


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

In the photo: State Fair Community College Theatre Arts program will present the comedy “Puffs” Nov. 17-21 in the Stauffacher Theatre on the Sedalia campus. The actors are from left Payton Lawrence, Miranda Duryee, Braden Miller, Ainsley McKellips, Quincy Wilson, Audrey Phillips, Ethan Courtier, Kaden Green, Kennedy Keele, and Annie Henson.   


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