The Emperor's New Clothes

June 30

August 29, 2010

in CST's Courtyard Theater

music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler
book by David Holstein
directed by Rachel Rockwell

Don Forston

The Emperor

Don Forston returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Geppetto in The Adventures of Pinocchio, The Emperor in The Emperor’s New Clothes, Tom and Gaoler in The Comedy of Errors, George Seacole in Much Ado About Nothing, Papa and Biff Kabibble in The Princess and the Pea, Hugh Evans in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Smee in Peter Pan and The Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz. Other Chicago credits include: Al in the world premiere of Hero (Mariott Theatre); J.P. Morgan in Ragtime (Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook); and the Chicagoland premiere of Another Night Before Christmas (Theatre at the Center). Regional credits include Dad in Leaving Iowa (Fox Valley Repertory) and The Guy in the world premiere of Another Night Before Christmas (American Heartland Theatre). Mr. Forston is a five-time Jeff Award nominee and an After Dark Award recipient.

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