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Preston Butler III2019-04-10T13:54:46+00:00

Project Description

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Preston Butler III (Kitch) Touted by the LA Times as a “physical and emotional power seldom encountered on any stage,” Preston Butler III is a rare triple threat. He recently played ‘The Greatest,’ Muhammad Ali in Fetch Clay, Make Man, a play exploring Ali’s friendship with Hollywood’s first black millionaire, Stepin Fetchit. Butler also starred in The Royale, a play based on the life of the world’s first African American heavyweight champ and Ali’s biggest inspiration, Jack Johnson. Internationally, Butler toured in France with the World Premiere of FORE!, a new play written by the 2018 Obie Award-winner, Aleshea Harris, and performed in a musical drama that he co-created in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Other credits include: Gem of the Ocean (South Coast Rep), Sense and Sensibility (South Coast Rep), Hecuba (Stella Adler Theater), and Cotton Patch Gospel (American Coast Theater). He is a Graduate of MFA Acting Program at the California Institute of the Arts.  Phil 4:13