Deaf West Theatre's Flowers For Algernon in English and ASL
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The last date listed for Flowers For Algernon was Thursday November 14, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Let me begin by stating how much I love, appreciate and applaude the Deaf West Theatre group. I am usually mesmerized by the added layers of texture and nuance to their storytelling with the inclusion of ASL.
Maybe it was just the story itself, but unfortunately, this production felt slow and uninteresting (to me) much of the time.
There were some technical glitches where "subtitles" were not properly centered on the screen, cutting off portions of signed dialogue. At other times, subtitles came and went so fast I could not read them fully (much like what can occur with many foreign films).
Seating at the Whitefire Theatre is cramped for anyone with long legs; my knees kept hitting the back of seat in front of me - but this was not DWT's fault.
Overall, I wished I enjoyed this production more - but didn't. Nonetheless, I look forward to attending Deaf West Theatre's plays well into the future.
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First time at hearing impaired theatre production. The creative use of the small stage with limited set backdrops was very well implemented. The actors made you feel the action and emotions so clearly! They say body language is everything, and...continued