February 6

March 23, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

a Musical Fable
book by Arthur Laurents
music by Jule Styne
lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
directed by Gary Griffin

Virgil C. Johnson

Costume Designer

Virgil C. Johnson returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater where his design credits include: Amadeus, Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 (1999, Jeff Award; and 2006), Love's Labor's Lost and Measure For Measure. Other Chicago design credits include: A Little Night Music, The Government Inspector (Jeff Awards, Goodman Theatre); The Crucible, The Libertine (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); The Last Night of Ballyhoo (Mercury Theatre); and Dangerous Beauty (Northwestern University with AMTP). Regional credits include productions with: Asolo Repertory Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Dallas Opera, The Guthrie Theater, Missouri Repertory Theatre and Skylight Opera. Opera credits include Macbeth (2010) and The Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe (Lyric Opera of Chicago). Mr. Johnson designed costumes for the original American Girl Revue in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. He received the Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration in 2001 and is professor emeritus at Northwestern University.

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