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The Q Brothers

Othello: The Remix

April 12

May 8, 2016

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

a hip-hop adaptation of
William Shakespeare’s Othello
written, directed and composed by GQ and JQ
developed with Rick Boynton

Melissa Veal

Wig and Make-up Designer

MELISSA VEAL (Original Wig and Make-up Design) was the head of wigs and make-up at Chicago Shakespeare Theater for ninety-five productions, including: Othello, The Heir Apparent, Ride the Cyclone, Sense and Sensibility, King Lear, Henry V, Road Show, Gypsy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Cyrano de Bergerac, The School for Lies (Jeff Award), Sunday in the Park with George, Othello: The Remix (at CST and on tour), Elizabeth Rex (Jeff Award nomination), Follies, The Madness of George III (Jeff Award), Twelfth Night, The Comedy of Errors, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 (at CST and Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon), 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. Other Canadian credits include work with the Shaw Festival and The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario. Ms. Veal received the 2007 Hurckes Award for Artisans and Technicians. She is currently working at the Stratford Festival in Canada.

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