disability

nytheatre.com “THE PENALTY” Q&A preview with Artistic Director, Actor & Producer Gregg Mozgala

  • June 11th, 2013

What is your show about? Inspired by the 1920 Lon Chaney silent film of the same name, The Penalty is the story of a legless criminal who has sworn revenge on the doctor who wrongfully amputated his legs as a child. When did you know you wanted to work in the theater, and why? The…

Push Girls, Ironside & My Gimpy Life

  • May 31st, 2013

Images of people with disabilities are finally starting to appear on regularly scheduled television shows. First, The Sundance Channel launched “Push Girls.” This docudrama is about four ladies who are wheelchair-users that live in LA–portrayed by actresses with authentic disabilities. Then there is NBC’s “Ironside,” which is about a disabled police officer. Yet, Blair Underwood,…