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Falling On Deaf Eyes

comedy · none · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America

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RICHARD BRKLACICH certified reviewer June 26, 2019
Exceptional show, a lot more interesting than I anticipated even as a deaf person... full review
CAROL COLLINS certified reviewer June 24, 2019
An autobiographical play on the subject of growing up with a deaf parent. It was a roller coaster of a ride with humor and a touch of pathos that we can all relate to, whether or not you know anything about the deaf community. Time well spent!... full review
VANESSA MARSH certified reviewer June 24, 2019
tagged as: punk rock · music · punk · sign language · CODA · deaf · asl
I am a CODA and I strongly believe that one of our greatest gifts our Deaf parents give us is the ability to tell our story in our mother tongue (hand...?), alongside the spoken language(s) we use out in the hearing world. This play was a perfect example of bridging two worlds, two cultures, and two languages. This is what it feels like to be sandwiched in the middle of two worlds--almost like an alternate universe. The performers and crew did well working with such a challenging space. Costume changes worked well. Music was awesome, and inclusive/accessible. This is labeled as a comedy... yes you will laugh a lot, but you will also cry, and give a one-finger salute in anger.... full review
YAEL HERMAN certified reviewer June 23, 2019
Definitely so cool and heart touching tribute to his mother It allows us to know Justin as who he is because he is amazing human being with those crazy experiences and journey. Am hopeful If there would be a film about this amazing story. I truly enjoyed and loved it!! asl terps were amazing and Great Job to Jevon, Lisa and justin and the terps. I meant so amazing!! ... full review
JESSICA UNGERLEIDER certified reviewer June 22, 2019
My daughter and I both greatly enjoyed the show. Utterly relatable, even if the circumstances of the memoir are one of a kind. ... full review
MIA RENAUD certified reviewer June 22, 2019
“I wanted to get to people, to get to the beating human heart. I wanted to make something happen.” - Justin Maurer Go see one of the last two performances of Falling On Deaf Eyes this weekend. It’s a high-energy, punk rock-fueled tale of the powerful bond between mother and son. Justin’s light-hearted take on his struggle to navigate the challenges of growing up and becoming a man while acting as the interpreter and lifeline for his deaf single-mother is sure to entertain and move you.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 21, 2019
i loved it! it was a glimpse into the lives of CODAs and the hearing impaired, their navigation through life, and the human experiences we all share regardless of the particular struggles unique to our lives.... full review
TRACEY PALEO, GIA ON THE MOVE (OFFICIAL PRESS) gia on the move certified reviewer June 21, 2019
RECOMMENDED... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 10, 2019
Funny, earnest, engaging, totally original...a must see.... full review
EMILIANA DORE certified reviewer June 10, 2019
tagged as: #FallingOnDeafEyes
This is a beautiful show - funny, raw and moving. It was written and performed with equal parts heart and righteous teenage angst.... full review