Cape Coral deaf, hearing community join forces for a signed production of 'Wizard of Oz'

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Brock Drimones, center, 10, signs along the words to The Witch is Dead during a dress rehearsal of the deaf version of the musical, 'The Wizard of Oz,' at the Creative Theater Workshop on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, Naples, Fla. Drimones is acting as the mayor of Munchkin Land. Every role on stage is signed by the actors and voiced for non-deaf people by interpreters. Performances are May 18th and 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Cultural Park Theater.

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Dania Maxwell/Staff Brock Drimones, center, 10, signs along the words to The Witch is Dead during a dress rehearsal of the deaf version of the musical, "The Wizard of Oz," at the Creative Theater Workshop on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, Naples, Fla. Drimones is acting as the mayor of Munchkin Land. Every role on stage is signed by the actors and voiced for non-deaf people by interpreters. Performances are May 18th and 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Cultural Park Theater.

"The Wizard of Oz " is already a very visual musical. So what happens when you include the poetic movement of sign language into it? A Cape Coral group is finding out firsthand.

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