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Wonderstruck Splits The Deaf Baby

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by Danny McDougall, CSC You might know the bible story where two women are fighting over an infant. They appeal to King Solomon, who suggests cutting the baby in half, and giving one-half to each mother. Naturally, this seems like an unlikely “solution” that would ultimately satisfy no-one. Deaf characters in mainstream films are not […]

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 […]