E. Faye Butler

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E. Faye Butler's career spans over 40 years, performing and directing both musicals and plays nationally and internationally. After years standing in front of the footlights, she now enjoys passing forward all the pearls of wisdom given to her during her fruitful acting career.

Directing Credits include: The Wiz The Fulton, The Color Purple Maine State Music Theatre, Goods Artemisia Theatre nominated for Best Direction of Stream by BroadwayWorld.com, Ain’t Misbehavin Portland Stage, Beyond The Door (workshop)DJ Productions, Beattie Is.. New American Theatre, Ain’t Misbehavin Michigan Ensemble Theatre. Upcoming directing projects: Spring 2023 Beyond the Door DJ Productions, Five Guys Named Moe Beverly Arts Center, Summer 2023 Marie and Rosetta Northlight Theatre. E. Faye directs solo performances for cabarets and theatre. A Lunt-Fontanne Fellow. E.Faye was inducted into Women in The Arts Museum in Washington D.C. Ms. Butler is honored to be named Chicagoan of the Year 2020.


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