The Emperor is addicted to clothes. He wants to dress for success. His outfits are over-the-top outrageous. And his Kingdom has caught his fashion fever. Everyone is rocking new and expensive outfits. To keep looking so good, the Emperor has issued a fashion tax. His well-dressed people must work more hours to keep their King and themselves vogue. One Kid has had it with the fashion trends. Her parents spend their days getting stylish. They don’t have time for their daughter. So, the Kid decides to pay a visit to the Emperor. She wants to convince him that clothes don’t make the man or the Kingdom. On her way to the palace, the Kid gets mixed up in a majestic scam. The Emperor’s New Threads: A Fashion Statement is this Spring’s runway hit!
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Tags: Alan Donahue, Amanda Link, Amanda Roeder, Amy Stricker, Anthony Kayer, Benjamin W. Dawson, Chicago theater, Elizabeth Wislar, Frances Limoncelli, George Howe, Jennifer Aparicio, Joe Schermoly, Kacy Ann Smith, Katy Walsh, Kelsey Jorissen, Lifeline Theatre, Mike Ooi, Nicholas Reinhart, post, Rebecca Hamlin, Victoria “Toy” DeIorio