Jay Alan Zimmerman’s Incredibly Deaf Musical

Hearing Loss at the Opera

The opera singer Ben Luxon denied his hearing loss until he couldn’t anymore. An exclusive excerpt from Katherine Bouton's new book, Shouting Won't Help. »

An Incredibly Deaf Musical Probes Hearing Loss

An Incredibly Deaf Musical Probes Hearing Loss

In this interview, Jay Alan Zimmerman opens up about his experience with hearing loss and how it drove him to create, produce, and perform in a musical. »

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Broadway’s Beethoven Composes Despite Hearing Loss

Known as Broadway's Beethoven, Jay Alan Zimmerman still composes despite having a profound hearing loss that leaves him deaf to all sounds above middle C. »