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Thursday, April 28, 2022

Autistic Actor and Author Mickey Rowe Fights Ableism On and Off Stage by Brijana Prooker, Brijana Prooker

Mickey Rowe, actor and author of 'Fearlessly Different,' talks about autism, Broadway, and how ableism impacted his career.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 12:55PM
Monday, December 27, 2021

Letters From Sondheim and the Offstage Magic of Mail From an Idol by Brijana Prooker, Brijana Prooker

“It’s a lesson in humanity and connection,” Tom Kitt tells Observer. Kitt, a Tony, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer (Flying Over Sunset, Jagged Little Pill) credits Sondheim …

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 11:48AM
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

In-Person Arts Events Are Back and Pandemic Accessibility Is Quietly Disappearing by Brijana Prooker, Brijana Prooker

The way non-disabled people felt during the pandemic is how disabled people feel in a world that doesn’t want to accommodate us.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 02:40PM
Thursday, March 18, 2021

‘Jagged Little Pill’ Shows Broadway Should Prioritize Accessibility by Brijana Prooker, Brijana Prooker

Even though Broadway went dark, Vivek J. Tiwary says that Jagged Little Pill never really did. 

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 03:15PM

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