Actress Treshelle Edmond’s “Light Up Within” One-Woman Show debuts her personal story as a Black Deaf woman reflections on the communication barriers she’s overcome while piecing together her new identity. Treshelle leads us on a musical and poetic journey performed in American Sign Language (ASL) and Spoken English.
A deeply personal insight of her tragedy experienced at the height of her career on Broadway. Sharing her passion through music to break free the chains that bind us all. Join us on a universal journey called life!
“Courage is to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart.”
Directed by Lucille Lortel Winner Alexandria Wailes (For Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Wasn’t Enuf). ASL Interpretation by Kathleen Taylor. Produced by SIGNmation with Graphic Design by @deflensmedia
Performance is 60-75 minutes, with one intermission. Join us! Please know a two-drink minimum is required per ticket.
Treshelle Edmond is known for her role of Martha Bessel in Deaf West’s production of Spring Awakening at the Brooks Atkinson Theater on Broadway and Lydia in the Broadway revival of Children of a Lesser God.
This is Broadway commemorates her 70th Annual Tony Nominated Spring Awakening Cast Performance on screens everywhere!
Super Bowl XLIX nationally broadcast Treshelle’s American Sign Language (ASL) performance of The National Anthem with Idina Menzel and America the Beautiful with John Legend.
She’s appeared on The Today show with Recording Artist Ingrid Michaelson performing hit single “Hell No” music video. Special Guest on Late Night w/Seth Spring Awakening Cast Performance. Featured Actress Netflix’ Master of None, House, M.D., and Glee. Off-Broadway theater credits include The Colored Museum, Another Kind of Silence, and What Came After. Her comedic talent shined on cult classic Jay and Silent Bob: Reboot feature as the lovechild and Girl Gang member. Loved by ComicCon fans internationally.
By law, all eligible patrons are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon arrival at the theater. Lack of proof will result in denial of entry with no refund.