NewJersey.com: Community Access Unlimited (CAU), which serves people with developmental disabilities, combined with amateur actors from seven communities to perform “Seussical Jr.” a story of journey, discovery and acceptance.
Performed at Jonathan Dayton High School in Springfield, N.J., June 29-July 1, the joint production was the first of its kind in Union County.
“The concept was to give everyone the opportunity to audition on an even playing field along with actors from the community, and to be given the part they deserve according to their talent, ability and interest,” said Marguerite Modero, a performing arts and theatre arts teacher in the Garwood School District who directed the play. She also is a parent of a daughter with developmental disabilities, who is featured in the photo above.
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