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Wonderstruck Splits The Deaf Baby – UPDATE: Community Dialogue

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by Danny McDougall, CSC   “Last night at wonderstruck was hard… don’t get me wrong, I’m happy that they gave deaf talent an opportunity but not even one deaf talent signs in the movie. What I see, hearing used our language… and to have hearing person to play as deaf role was really hard for […]

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 […]