'Spring Awakening' features deaf actress Marlee Matlin

Oscar winning actress Marlee Matlin is appearing on Broadway for the first time in the revival of 'Spring Awakening.'

- Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin is on the Broadway stage for the first time in 'Spring Awakening.'

"Even though they call it a revival it doesn't feel like a revival. It's more like a re-visioning of the show. We actually put deaf actors into some of the roles. There is rock music, sign language- an entirely different look at an old play," said Matlin.

Matlin's run in the show ends on January 10 at the Brooks Atkinson Theater on W. 47th St.

Watch the video below for closed captioning of the interview with Matlin:


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