The Whole Person

Performance
5:00 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Bullying And Disability Inform New Play For Young Audiences

Actor Lorie Sparks and director Valerie Mackey
photo: Steve Walker/KCUR

Schools across the country are grappling with how to address bullying, a problem that's provoked some teenagers to suicide.

Two area theaters for young audiences are staging plays about bullying this month, and in the case of a new play at Theatre for Young America, specifically tackling bullying against the disabled with a disabled actor in its cast.

Fresh Way of Addressing Bullying

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