Deaf Austin Theatre presents a limited series of Murder Mystery, written and directed by TK Sylvester. Episode 1: Rendezvous of Old Friends premieres Saturday, October 17th on our Youtube Channel: Deaf Austin Theatre at 6:00pm CST. Don’t miss it!

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Love, Loss and What I Wore

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 6-9pm

Where: Ground Floor Theatre, 979 Springdale Rd #122, Austin, TX 78702

Directed by: Mallory Malzkuhn & Kalie Kubes

Join us for an evening of love, laughter, tears, and strolling down memory lane as we explore the power of clothes. A well-worn old piece of clothing can activate your sense memory with just a touch or the aroma of a familiar scent.

Love, Loss and What I Wore is a collection of monologues and ensemble pieces about women reflecting on memories of favorite clothing items, their mothers, prom dresses, finding the right bra, successful and not so successful marriages, only wearing black, to name a few. This amazing play is based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman.

“Funny, compelling…Brought down the house…but [the play] is not a comedy: A story about black cowboy boots becomes a sad tale of being underappreciated in a relationship; a tale of two women shopping for their wedding outfits ends bittersweetly; and the recollection of a new bra is a quiet testament to a women’s search for dignity while undergoing treatment for breast cancer.” —NY Times.

“So funny and so powerful; so dear and sweet; so remindful of our female wiles, our worries, our insecurities, our remembrances of mother, father, sisters, brothers, lovers—I think it can’t miss.” —WowOwow.com.

Deaf Austin Theatre (DAT) and Deaf SHARE are collaborating to produce this one-night fundraiser event to support the operations of Deaf SHARE. The evening will begin with a wine and cheese social gathering at 6pm, with the performance beginning at 7pm.

Performance will be in ASL but will include voice interpreting.


VIP-$30 (in addition to the wine an cheese social, this includes one comp. glass of champagne and early admittance to pick your seats early)

General Admission-$20 (includes entry to wine and cheese social)

Tickets on sale now: https://bpt.me/4522853

This fundraising event will be held on March 7, 2020 at Ground Floor Theatre, located at 979 Springdale Rd #122, Austin, TX 78702.

Cast List:

Bethany Borsotti

Stephanie Hurwitz

Heba Toulan

Ash Schem

Arlene Ngalle

Nida Din

Erica Parker

Ames Biskupiak

Amy Weaver

Yan Liu

Latasha Dupar

Next to Normal

For Tickets, visit: https://groundfloortheatre.buyplaytix.com/reserve/next_to_normal.html

December 5 – 21, 2019

Music by

Tom Kitt

Book and Lyrics by

Brian Yorkey


Lisa Scheps & Brian Cheslik

Musical Director

Adam Roberts & Dr Ellie Jarret Shattles


Kelsey Oliver


Next To Normal  explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness.

Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been battling bipolar disorder for 16 years. 

Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family’s story with love, sympathy and heart.

Deaf Austin Theatre has teamed up with Ground Floor Theatre for this production of Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey’s Pulitzer prize winning show and will be fully deaf inclusive. Each character will be played by 2 cast members – one deaf, one hearing.


Diana……………………….Megg Rose

                                      Kerry McGinnis

Gabe………………………..Riley Wesson

Dan………………………….Jim Lindsay

                                      Seth Washington

Natalie…………………….Sandra Mae Frank*

                                      Maryanna Tollemache

Henry……………………….Daniel Ponce

                                      Tarique Sylvester

Dr Madden………………Kirk Kelso

                                     JoAnn Benfield

*Member of Actor’s Equity

Scenic Design

Zac Crofford

Costume & Prop Design

Patti Neff-Tiven

Lighting Design

Amber Whatley

Sound Design

Jeff Miller

Graphic Design

Drew Riley

ASL Interpreter Coordinator

Sharon Ploeger

Production Stage Manager

Kelsey Moringy

Performances will be at Ground Floor Theatre, 979 Springdale Rd; Suite 122, Austin, TX  78702

For Tickets, visit: https://groundfloortheatre.buyplaytix.com/reserve/next_to_normal.html