Interview: Theatre by the Blind Production ‘Sit’

Today Nearsighted welcomes back singer and actress Caitlin Hernandez, who tells us about Theatre by the Blind’s new production, Sit.

How would it feel being the only child in the neighborhood who never chased, or tumbled, or played hide-and-seek, not because you couldn’t, but because you were forbidden to do so? How would it feel to be the only student in your school who didn’t walk to class on your own, not because you were unable, but because you were never permitted to, because no one ever gave you the tools to be independent? How would it feel being the only child in your family who never had a voice, not because you relished silence, but because you were ordered, constantly, to listen, to wait, to stay still, to sit meekly in your chair by the window? Read More