HUMANITAS Bruce Graham's Play Featured in Theater Breaking Through Barriers' Season


Blind-Guy-MainWhenever I see Theater Breaking Through Barriers listed in a season, I always get excited. When I see this company's name together with those of playwrights Bekah Brunstetter, Bruce Graham, John Guare, David Henry Hwang, and Neil LaBute, I get extra excited. You see, as someone interested in the bodily act of live theatre, I respect TBTB's mission of changing the images of people with disabilities from dependence to independence. This company produces plays with actors with disabilities performing alongside those seen as able bodied. The resulting collaborations always leave me with the distinct desire to see a greater variety of bodies on all stages across the board in the theatre community.

Bruce Graham's The Happy F&*#@ing Blind Guy. This is a lighter piece, about a blind man named Tim (David Rosar Stearns) who is so good at his job that his boss Larry (Nicholas Viselli) has to have a talk with him. Stearns's Tim is incredibly charming and this piece is a lot of fun.

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