The Taming
of the Shrew

September 16

November 12, 2017

CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
conceived & directed by Barbara Gaines
Columbia Women’s Club scenes by Ron West

E. Faye Butler

Baptista / Dr. Fannie Emmanuel

E. FAYE BUTLER (Baptista/Dr. Fannie Emmanuel) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where she appeared in Seussical. Other Chicago credits include productions with: Goodman Theatre, Court Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Marriott Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Drury Lane Theatre, Royal George Theatre, The Vic Theatre, and Broadway Playhouse. Regional credits include productions with: The Muny, Olney Theatre Center, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Arena Stage, Center Stage, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, The Pasadena Playhouse, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, and The Washington Ballet. National and regional tours include: Mamma Mia!, Dinah Was, Ain’t Misbehavin, Nunsense, Nunsense II, and Don’t Bother Me I Can’t Cope. Awards include: Guy Adkins Award, Rosetta LeNoire Award, six Joseph Jefferson Awards, two Helen Hayes Awards, four Black Theater Alliance Awards, RAMI Award, The Barrymore Award, Excellence in the Arts Award, After Dark Award, Ovation Award, Kathryn V. Lampkey Award, Sarah Siddons Leading Lady Award, and Black Excellence Award. Ms. Butler is also a member of the Lunt – Fontanne Fellowship, and was inducted into the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

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