Amanda Butterbaugh
Amanda Butterbaugh
WABASH – Performing at this year’s Martha Jones Memorial Program is Wabash-born actor and singer Amanda Butterbaugh.
The performance will take place in the Honeywell Room located at the Honeywell Center at 2 p.m. Sunday and is open to the public.
Butterbaugh, a graduate of Wabash High School, was actively involved in local performing arts programs in her youth and moved on to pursue a professional acting career on the stage.
Recently, Butterbaugh appeared in the Two River Theater’s production of “A Wind in the Willows Christmas” and “HONK!” Off-Broadway performances include “Nunsense” and “Nunsense II.”
Her regional performances include roles in “Little Shop of Horrors,” “Guys and Dolls,” “Peter Pan,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” “A Christmas Carol,” “The Fantasticks” and more.
For her Martha Jones Memorial program, Butterbaugh will present the original theatrical performance piece “Dare to Speak,” where she becomes the early feminist icon Elizabeth Cady Stanton.   Audience members will join Stanton over a cup of tea as she works on writing “The History of Women Suffrage.” Butterbaugh penned “Dare to Speak” with her late friend and fellow actor Mary Anne O’Brien.