In an audio described show, audience members can listen to a description of the visual aspects of the performance described live via a small radio receiver. It is a verbal commentary that tells visually impaired theatre-goers what is happening on the stage during the parts of the performance where there is no dialogue (i.e. during fight scenes). It allows theatre goers who are vision impaired to sit in most parts of any theatre and fully participate in the performance. Audio description sometimes extends beyond the play itself, giving you details of the program and descriptions of costumes and stage settings before a performance starts.
Not all venues and events offer Audio Described performances. Any event offering Audio Described performances will be visibly marked as such on our website for that performance.