A blind theatergoer has brought a lawsuit against the producers of the hit musical Hamilton, highlighting Broadway's failure to serve audiences with disabilities, National Public Radio reports.
Mark Lasser, who is blind, wanted to take his wife to the show, and hoped to get a headset so he could hear the stage action being described in real time. But Hamilton doesn't offer this service.
Attorney Scott Dinin, who represents Lasser in the class-action suit, told NPR there is "a hidden population out there that is not gaining the full access to Broadway."
"Sometimes you need a lawsuit like this to bring this to the public's attention."
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