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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

Melissa Veal

Wig and Makeup Designer

Melissa Veal has designed wigs and make-up for over eighty productions at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, including: King Lear, Henry V, Road Show, Gypsy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Cyrano de Bergerac, Henry VIII, The School for Lies (Jeff Award), Sunday in the Park with George, Othello: The Remix, Timon of Athens, Elizabeth Rex (Jeff Award nomination), Follies, The Madness of George III (Jeff Award), As You Like It, Twelfth Night, Amadeus, Funk It Up About Nothin’, Othello, Passion, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 (at CST and Royal Shakespeare Company), and Rose Rage: Henry VI Parts 1, 2 and 3 (at CST and The Duke on 42nd Street). She worked for ten seasons with the Stratford Festival, where she received four Tyrone Guthrie Awards, including the Jack Hutt Humanitarian Award. Other Canadian credits include work with: Shaw Festival, Mirvish Productions and The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario. Ms. Veal received the 2007 Hurckes Award for Artisans and Technicians

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