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Deaf Way II: Performing Arts Falling on Hearing Eyes

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Deaf Way II: Performing Arts
Falling on Hearing Eyes
July 2002.
A museum of sign and anguish for people with communication disorders by Willy Conley. A tragic-comedy traveling museum led by a couple of New Vaudevillian clowns that includes a deaf and a hearing clown, exhibiting various deaf experience. The Deaf Clown is the tour guide/boss while the hearing clown is the A.V. technician/interpreter. The play illuminates the complexity and hilarity involved when deaf and hearing cultures merge, and the need to preserve the former, which could be a dying culture. Produced by Amaryllis Theatre Company in association with the National Theatre of the Deaf. Director: Adrian Blue; actors: Dennis Webster and John Zak.

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