March 02, 2015

  RSS Twitter Facebook Pinterest Tumblr

Playbill Digital

TDF's "Access for Young Audiences" Brings Broadway's Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella to Students with Hearing Loss

On Oct. 30, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13, the matinee performances of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella featured American Sign Language interpreters and open captioning sponsored by TDF's "Access for Young Audiences." Twice a year, this program makes Broadway accessible to some 1,500 youngsters who are deaf or hard of hearing. Playbill stopped by the Nov. 13 performance as students from New York School for the Deaf, Martin Van Buren HS, PS 347, Midland Park HS and Westinghouse HS enjoyed the show. Cinderella star Santino Fontana and Director of TDF Accessibility Programs Lisa Carling, along with students from Middle College High School, were on hand to chat about the importance of making Broadway theatre all-inclusive. Watch the lower video to view with closed captioning.



Click below to view with closed captioning.



Connect with us: on Twitter   on Facebook   on Tumblr.




Related Information
Multimedia Multimedia
Email Email

Bookmark and Share

RELATED ARTICLES:

02 Mar 2015
Laura Benanti, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming and Kelli O'Hara Honor Helen Mirren at Tonight's Roundabout Gala

27 Feb 2015
The Verdict: Read Reviews of John & Jen

27 Feb 2015
Should They Have Kept It? See Meryl Streep's Cut Song from "Into the Woods"!

26 Feb 2015
See Flash Clip of Meryl Streep Belting Witch's Cut Song in New "Into the Woods" Blu-Ray Teaser!

26 Feb 2015
PHOTO CALL: Matt Doyle, Nicolette Robinson, Grace McLean and Company Save the Borough as Superhero Musical Brooklynite Opens

All Related Articles



Playbill Club Featured Offer
Black Angels Over Tuskegee

Save $20 on your ticket to Black Angels Over Tuskegee!

Click here for details.