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Regal is having nearly 6,000 screens equipped this month with closed-captioning glasses developed by Sony.

  • May 8th, 2013

By Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times Raymond Smith Jr. has been trying for nearly two decades to make the movie industry listen to the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing. This month, the senior executive at Regal Entertainment Group will come closer to his goal. His company, the nation’s largest theater chain, will…

Aspiring to Conquer Crossover Acting Path

  • April 11th, 2012

By Kate Taylor, New York Times It didn’t take much rehearsing for Russell Harvard, who plays the deaf son of a loquacious and argumentative British family in the Off Broadway play “Tribes,” to get inside his character’s skin. Like his character Billy, the 30-year-old actor is himself partially deaf. And while, unlike Billy, he grew…

Opening Up Broadway to All the Senses

  • May 31st, 2011

The Wall Street Journal ran a feature on The Broadway Accessibility / Expansion Initiative in their weekend edition May 28th, 2011.  Please see an excerpt below and go to The Wall Street Journal for the entire article! “A Not-for-Profit Initiative Is Bringing Technology to Aid Blind and Deaf Theatergoers to Four New Productions” By PIA…