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Lessons in Laughter
by Bernard Bragg
with Eugene Bergman
Gallaudet University Press, 1989
eISBN: 978-1-56368-217-9 | Cloth: 978-0-930323-46-2 | Paper: 978-1-56368-139-4
Library of Congress Classification PN2287.B6827A3 1989
Dewey Decimal Classification 792.028092

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

To succeed as an actor is a rare feat. To succeed as a deaf actor is nothing short of amazing. Lessons in Laughter is the story of Bernard Bragg and his astonishing lifelong achievements in the performing arts.


Born deaf of deaf parents, Bernard Bragg has won international renown as an actor, director, playwright, and lecturer. Lessons in Laughter recounts in stories that are humorous, painful, touching, and outrageous, the growth of his dream of using the beauty of sign language to act. He starred in his own television show “The Quiet Man,” helped found The National Theatre of the Deaf, and traveled worldwide to teach his acting methods.



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