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    Lettin’ The Good Times Roll with Fe and Faye!

    Sat, July 10 @ 7:30 pm

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    One event on Sat, July 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on Sun, June 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    $35 – $45

    Northlight Theatre Presents
    Lettin’ The Good Times Roll with Fe and Faye!
    Starring Felicia P. Fields & E. Faye Butler
    Rain Date: Sun, 7/11 at 7:30pm

    Performance Schedule:
    Fri, 7/09 & Sat, 7/10 at 7:30pm

    Dynamic stage divas Felicia P. Fields and E. Faye Butler star in a cabaret concert of jazz, blues, gospel and show tunes. These two powerhouse performers, supported by a stellar band, will have you rocking, reeling, laughing and shouting your troubles away. Runtime: 90-minutes with no intermission.

    Felicia P. Fields earned a Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Sofia in The Color Purple on Broadway and a 2006 Theatre World Award, two Broadway.com awards, an NAACP nomination and the award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in Sophisticated Ladies. Other theatre credits include productions at Northlight Theatre (It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues, Low Down Dirty Blues), Writers Theatre, Marriott Theatre, Court Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, Theatre at the Center, Milwaukee Rep, The Broadway Playhouse and the Goodman Theatre. She has performed throughout the country in the musical Low Down Dirty Blues. Television/film credits include Slice with Chance the Rapper, Save the Last DanceWho Gets the DogChicago PDChicago FireBad Judge (NBC), Sense 8 (Netflix), Early Edition (CBS), The Knights of Prosperity (ABC) and many commercials/voice-overs to date. She is the recipient of a Clarence Dewitt Award, many Joseph Jefferson nominations, and won the Jeff award for her performances in Sophisticated Ladies.

    E. Faye Butler is an accomplished and decorated theater actress and singer who is proud to call Chicago her home. She has performed around the globe to international acclaim. National tours include Mamma Mia!, Dinah Was, Ain’t Misbehavin, and Nunsense. Theatre appearances in Chicago include productions at Northlight (Ella, Dinah Was, Black Pearl Sings!), Goodman, Drury Lane, Court, Marriott, Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens and more. Her many awards include seven Joseph Jefferson Awards, A 2016 Guy Adkins Award Excellence in Advancement of Music Theatre, A 2016 Rosetta Le Noire Award, two Helen Hayes Awards, a Barrymore Award, four Black Theatre Alliance Awards, an Excellence in the Arts Award, an Ovation Award, a RAMI Award, After Dark Award, Kathryne V. Lampkey Award, Black Excellence Award and the 2011 Sarah Siddons Award. In 2012, she was inducted into the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She is also a recipient of the Lunt-Fontaine Fellowship. She has her own CD called Circle of Firsts and performs her own cabaret concerts and theaters across the country and internationally.

    Part of the Out Back Summer Sessions 2021 Series
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