Synesthesia: More Sign-Interpreted and Captioned Performances in January and February 2014 by Yvonne French


The Angelica Film Center & Cafe at the Mosaic in Virginia’s mod new Merrifield development has audio captioning devices that fit into the drink holders.

2911 District Ave
@ Lee Hwy & Gallows Rd
Fairfax , VA
[email protected]



Sign-Interpreted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM and Friday, January 10, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Interpreters: Valerie Sultan and Zach Wineman
Director of Artistic Sign Language (DASL): Bette Hicks


Flashdance–The Musical
The Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater
Washington, DC
Celebrating the hit movie’s 30th anniversary, this inspiring stage musical adaptation includes all your favorite songs, from “Flashdance–What a Feeling” and “Maniac” to “Gloria” and “I Love Rock and Roll,” plus 16 original songs!

Purchase tickets here.
Captioned: Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 7:30 PM


Our Suburb
Theater J
Washington, DC
An homage to Our Town, this world-premiere invites audiences to suburban Illinois in 1977, when the Nazis threatened to march on Skokie. A world premiere by Darrah Cloud. Directed by Tony-award winning actress and Broadway director Judith Ivey
Purchase tickets here.
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Sunday, January 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Interpreters: First Chair


Studio Theatre
Washington, DC

Billy, a deaf man whose hearing family has never listened to him, comes to define his identity on his own terms in this sophisticated drama about family, belonging, and the limitations of language. Billy is played by James “Joey” Caverly (above), who attended Gallaudet University and has performed with the National Theatre of the Deaf. The Studio Theatre’s Artistic Director David Muse directs the play by British writer Nina Raine as part of Studio’s New British Invasion series.

To purchase tickets, call the box office at 202.332.3300, V/TTY: 202.667.8436, or buy them online.
terpreted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:15 AM
Interpreter: Krystin Balzarini


Imagination Stage
Bethesda, MD
With gentle music, beautiful puppets, and props, Jack and Calypso lead children and caregivers to a magical, interactive world where giant jellyfish fly through the air, sheep graze in the grass, and lemons create the sun in a “let’s pretend” sky. Best for Ages 1-5.

Order tickets to this performance hereor call the box office at
(301) 280-1660

Sign-Interpreted: Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)


Sweet Honey In The Rock® Sing-along
Reston Community Center – the CenterStage
Experience the transformative power of singing along with select members of Sweet Honey In The Rock®. No experience required. Tickets are $5 for Reston and $10 for non Reston.
Purchase tickets here.
Sign-Interpreted: Monday, January 20, 2014 at 12:30 PM (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

Community Lunch & Sweet Honey In The Rock ® Keynote Address
Reston Community Center – Community Room and the CenterStage
Sweet Honey In The Rock will host a musical Keynote Address featuring songs of the Civil Rights movement. Prior to the Keynote is a Community Lunch. Tickets are $5 for Reston and $10 for non Reston.
To purchase tickets, go to
terpreted: Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 1:30 pm


Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.
BRAVO@kat theatre for Young Artists
Randolph Road Theatre
Silver Spring, MD

Based on the 1991 Academy Award-winning animated Disney feature, Beauty and the Beast JR. tells the story of a prince who is transformed into a hideous beast as punishment for his cruel and selfish ways, and an adventurous young woman named Belle whom he imprisons in his castle. In order to become human again, the Beast must earn Belle’s love before it is too late.

Purchase tickets here.

Select tickets from the Hearing Impaired section to ensure seating near the interpreters.

Sign-Interpreted: Thursday, February 13 at 5:30 PM and Sunday and February 23 at 1:00 PM


Art Signs Gallery Talks in ASL
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC
Curious about American art? Interested in expressing your thoughts and raising questions about a painting or sculpture? Join us for a 30-minute gallery conversation about artworks presented by specially trained volunteer ASL Gallery Guides. Voiced interpretation is provided. Meet in the F Street lobby, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, NW–two blocks from Metro Center or immediately above the Gallery Place Metro, Galleries Exit.

Free, no tickets required.
For more information, contact [email protected].


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