When James Caverly was presented with an opportunity to direct a theatrical performance with a cast of hearing and deaf actors, the first thought he had was "finally."
Caverly had seen productions where the cast had that mix, but he noticed the directors could hear.
Caverly, who is deaf, was eager for the opportunity.
A graduate of Gallaudet University's theater program who lives in Laurel, he has directed shows in the past, but he has never directed a production in which deaf and hearing cast members are on the stage at the same time.
That will change when the Community College of Baltimore County's production of "Romeo and Juliet" premieres...