Site not look beautiful? Click here

A&E

Deaf comedy jam with Keith Wann

Comic Keith Wann grew famous for his sign-language translation of “Ice Ice Baby.” He was recently asked to interpret Broadway’s upcoming West Side Story for the hearing-impaired. But before he hits Broadway, he’s coming to Las Vegas.

Calendar

Keith Wann
November 13, 8 p.m., $25
Alexis Park, 796-3300

Best part of performing: “Having deaf parents allowed me to turn my childhood experiences into a career and increase awareness of sign language.”

Funniest sign: “When teachers have elementary kids sign ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,’ they usually swap the sign for ‘diamond’ with the sign for ‘female anatomy.’”

Second-favorite Vanilla Ice song: “‘Havin’ a Roni’ is hilarious to interpret to deaf audiences. Beatboxing doesn’t translate well.”

Share

Commenting Policy

Previous Discussion:

  • The film festival also has editions around the globe, from London and Liverpool and Tokyo and LA.

  • Haven't stocked up on your own firecrackers for a spectacular in your suburban streets? No problem!

  • The casino-level sports lounge became an unlikely Strip hang for live indie music.

  • Get More A&E Stories
Top of Story