2-18-21 Interview with actor, singer E. Faye Butler who is staring as Fannie, in “Fannie, The life and the Music of Fannie Lou Hamer,” a role which was written with her in mind. Like the woman she’s playing, Faye discovered her path unexpectedly. The role which convinced her that acting was her path was that of a mute! She also channels Fannie Lou, in her perseverance and unwillingness to give up her dream. Although the roles she trained to play, and auditioned for, were denied her because she was the wrong color, she never gave up. Listen to this delightful, exuberate woman tell her interesting story. And come see bring Fannie to life at the Asolo beginning January 20th.