Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Off-Broadway Show First to Celebrate Disabilities

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Off-Broadway Show First to Celebrate Disabilities

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If you're looking for a show that celebrates differences "Addy & Uno" might fit the bill.

The family-friendly off-Broadway play touches on important issues including acceptance, friendship and bullying through the use of colorful puppet characters as the cast.

The 50-minute musical comedy is set in a school and focuses on the different abilities of classmates and explores their friendships.

Armonk native Bonnie Gleicher is the show's composer and lyricist.

The lead character, Uno, is a math genius who has autism. He enters the school mathematics contest with the support of his friends including Addy, who has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or AHDH. Other friends include visually and hearing impaired students and a schoolmate who uses a wheelchair. …

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