One of the other cast members relayed that friends of hers came to see the show and commented on how remarkable everyone's eyes looked. Yes!! That's exactly what I was going for! That, and one of the techs commenting on how "fierce" Shahriyar looked in full make-up let me know I accomplished my goal with the make-up design. The one audience member I chatted with at the opening night reception who commented to me about the hair was surprised to learn that only one woman on stage is not wearing at least a hairpiece if not a full wig. That tells me that what I put on that stage looks natural. Striking make-up and natural-looking hair that still balances that make-up - my work here is done! :D
Friday, May 30, 2014
Panic resolved - whew!
After being out of town last weekend, tonight I checked back in with the "Arabian Nights" cast. I was pleased to find that they are now completely self-sufficient with their make-up. However, one woman arrived in what should have been plenty of time, only to realize that she'd left her make-up kit at home and didn't have time to go back for it. Panic, with a large side order of swearing at herself! I offered her the use of a few of my supplies, and there's a drugstore conveniently located right upstairs, so she ran up and bought what she needed to get stage-ready. When she came to me for a make-up check, I was able to assure her she looked fine. She later thanked me, twice, for "talking me down off a ledge!" All part of the service, folks. :)