NewsSee How Spring Awakening Was Created With Deaf Actors Before it Hits Broadway (Video)Spring Awakening, the Tony-winning coming-of-age musical that rocked Broadway in 2006 is headed back to New York, but this time in a radically reconceived production featuring deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing actors. See how it was created.
July 09, 2015
In the below video, debuted by Buzzfeed, members of the Deaf West Theatre cast and creative team explain how the actors communicate on stage. Through countless rehearsals with director Michael Arden and choreographer Spencer Liff, the team has created a piece where deaf actors communicate the action and move the plot; hearing actors make the music.