What types of medical or surgical tape are used to secure mics and cables to theatrical actors?
3M manufactures a wide range of surgical tapes design to adhere to human skin. Skin chemistry differs from person to person, so it is imperative to have a variety of tapes to try.
Here are 3M products often used to secures miniature microphones and cables: Transpore, Durapore, Microfoam. And there are many others.
3M surgical tape may be purchased on Amazon or from surgical supply sellers.
Thanks to James Savage, head of audio for Chicago Shakespeare Theater, for this tip.