Guardian Covers Deafinitely Theatre Covering The Bard

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The red-hot run of Deaf West Theatre‘s Spring Awakening is bringing heightened attention to Deaf theatre companies and other forms of Deaf talent. The online version of The Guardian recently highlighted a production of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Globe, in London. Even the title was a translation challenge, as reported by the director […]

Sign Names – Dead Man’s Cell Phone

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Here are the character sign names for this weekend’s production of Dead Man’s Cell Phone at Oakland University. This show is SOLD OUT!!  If want to see more shadowed shows, please tell us! “Like” us on facebook and Twitter.

Meet the Cast of “Much Ado About Nothing”

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“Much Ado About Nothing” opened this weekend for the Oakland University Department of Music, Theatre and Dance, and it’s amazing how quickly the time just flew by! TerpTheare will be joining for Saturday’s show, and before you come you might enjoy taking a moment to meet some of the cast and see the sign names […]

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Lockerbie – Meet The Cast / Sign Names

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You’ve arrived at the theatre. You pick up your ticket. You’re given a program. You pick a seat in the theatre. As you peruse the program contents you will see lists of people who are involved with the production of the show – from the director (Karen Sheridan) to the actors to the whole crew. […]

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Bells Are Ringing: Sign Names Revealed [vBlog]

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One of the things that hearing people don’t know about ASL [ American Sign Language ] is that names aren’t generally spelled each time.  Most membersof the Deaf community have ‘sign names‘ – unique signs that identify an individual.  Each sign name is really specific to one person.  This means that two men with the name […]

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Sorry-Grateful: Company

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This video shows the translation for the song, ‘Sorry-Grateful,’ from Company.  The inset shows the performance version, with blocking.  [ This video is large, and may take a few moments to load. ] httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egyoOb0-bWI