American Sign Language production of the Wizard of Oz opens in Visalia

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There's no place like home, and no musical like this in the Valley. (KFSN)

There's no place like home and no other musical like this in the Valley.
This interpretations of Wizard of Oz can be enjoyed by all, but caters to deaf and hard of hearing audience members. The Ruby Slipper Performing Arts Academy, Vizual Voices American Sign Language Company, and the Fourth Wall Theater Company have teamed up to bring an American Sign Language experience that captures the importance of friendship, and self-confidence.

The production features 30 to 50 cast members with students ranging from 6 to 18. Half of the cast performs in sign, the other half are voice actors.
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Theres no place like home and no other musical like this in the Valley.

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If you take a close look at center stage you will see the main characters in this production of "Wizard of Oz" are saying their lines but not with their voices.

The Wizard of Oz
An American Sign Language experience
Saturday, June 3rd at 6pm

L.J. Williams Theater in Visalia
Click here to purchase tickets

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entertainmentperforming artssign languagedeafgood newstulare countyVisalia
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