The HeArd: Theatrical Sign-Interpretation for Performing Arts Events

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Announcing The HeArd Performance Schedule Fall 2014-Summer 2015:

Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Fine Arts Association in Willoughby
38660 Mentor Avenue, Willoughby, Ohio 44094, Request seating in the Deaf section: 440-951-7500

Performing interpreters: Erin LaFountain, Vince Reddy, Merry Beth Pietila, Ariana Zimcosky


Marie-Louise Gay's
Stella, Queen of the Snow

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Ohio Theatre in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare
1511 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113;  For tickets call: (v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318

Performing interpreters: Erin LaFountain & TBD


William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Great Lakes Theater's Hanna Theatre at PlayhouseSquare in Cleveland
2067 East Fourteenth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115, Phone(
v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318
Performing interpreters: Merry Beth Pietila, Erin LaFountain, & Christine Anastasia Mason


Disney's Newsies
Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Connor Palace in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare
1511 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113,  For tickets call: (v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318

Performing interpreters: Erin LaFountain, Vince Reddy, & TBD


Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg's
Les Misérables

Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Great Lakes Theater's Hanna Theatre at PlayhouseSquare in Cleveland
2067 East Fourteenth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115, Phone(
v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318
Performing interpreters:
Vince Reddy, Doug Braun, & Debi Epstein
Creative sign consultant: Michael D. Hanson


Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's
Jesus Christ Superstar

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Near West Theatre at the West Side United Church of Christ
3800 Bridge Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113, Ticket Office: (v) 216-961-6391

Performing interpreters: Merry Beth Pietila, Erin LaFountain, & Christine Anastasia Mason
Creative sign consultant: Michael D. Hanson


Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Ohio Theatre in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare
1511 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113; For tickets call: (v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318

Performing interpreters: Melissa O'Grady & Jocelyn A. McCullough-Brindo


Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Fine Arts Association in Willoughby
38660 Mentor Avenue, Willoughby, Ohio 44094,
Request to sit in the Deaf section: 440-951-7500
Performing interpreters: Debi Epstein, Doug Braun, Erin LaFountain, & Merry Beth Pietila


Paige Hernandez's Havana Hop
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Ohio Theatre in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare
1511 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113; For tickets call: (v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318

Performing interpreters: Erin LaFountain & TBD




Jason Neulander's
The Intergalactic Nemesis Book Two: Robot Planet Rising

Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Connor Palace in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare
1511 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113,  For tickets call: (v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318

Performing interpreters: Doug Braun & Vince Reddy


William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Presented by Yarnell Youth Company

Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Fine Arts Association in Willoughby, 
38660 Mentor Avenue, Willoughby, Ohio 44094
Request seating in the Deaf section: (v) 440-951-7500
Performing interpreters:
Jocelyn A. McCullough Brindo, Debi Epstein, Vince Reddy, & Erin LaFountain


Frederick Knott's Dial "M" for Murder
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Great Lakes Theater's Hanna Theatre at PlayhouseSquare in Cleveland
2067 East Fourteenth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
For tickets phone Kelly Florian: (v) 216-241-5490, X318, or email kflorian@greatlakestheater.org
Performing interpreters: Merry Beth Pietila, Debi Epstein, & Ariana Zimcosky


William Shakespeare's The Tempest
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Great Lakes Theater's Hanna Theatre at PlayhouseSquare in Cleveland
2067 East Fourteenth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 
For tickets phone Kelly Florian:
(v) 216-241-5490, X318, or email kflorian@greatlakestheater.org
Performing interpreters: Vince Reddy, Debi Epstein, & Christine Anastasia Mason

Creative sign consultant: Michael D. Hanson


Theatergroep Kwatta's 
Manxmouse

Wednesday May 6, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Ohio Theatre in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare

1511 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113; For tickets call: (v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318
Performing interpreters: Erin LaFountain & TBD



Theatre de l'Oeil's 
The Star Keeper

Thursday May 7, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare

1375 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113; For tickets call: (v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318
Performing interpreters: Erin LaFountain & TBD



Visible Fictions'
The Adventures of Robin Hood 

Friday May 8, 2015 at 12:15 PM

Connor Palace Theatre 
in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare
1615 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio  44115; 
For tickets call: (v) 216-241-5490, ext. 318
Performing interpreters: Erin LaFountain & Vince Reddy



Mel Brooks's The Producers
Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Fine Arts Association in Willoughby, 38660 Mentor Avenue, Willoughby, Ohio 44094
For tickets, call the ticket office and request seating in the Deaf section: (v) 440-951-7500
Performing interpreters:
Mark Howdieshell, Erin LaFountain, Betty Bridgewater, &
Jocelyn A. McCullough-Brindo