How can five actors perform up to 17 roles in two languages when three of the actors are deaf? This problem confounded Cleveland Signstage Theatre as it prepared to mount tours of A Winnie-The-Pooh Birthday Tail and The Hobbit. All of Signstage's productions are presented simultaneously in spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL). One option--employing two actors for each role--was precluded by the economics of the children's theatre touring market. A tour the previous year ...

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