Upcoming Audio Described Performances:
To purchase tickets please contact Ballet Austin Box Office and Administrative Center
501 W. 3rd Street
Austin, TX 78701
Ballet Austin Box Office 512.476.2163
Tickets for Long Center performances may be purchased at the Long Center 3M Box Office (701 W. Riverside Dr.), by calling (512) 474-5664 (LONG) or online. The 3M Box Office is open Monday–Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and on Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.* Will-Call begins two hours prior to showtime.
September 29, 2016, 8:00PM
Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what’s right…and staying true to who you are.
December 11, 2016, 1:00PM
This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists.
BEAUTIFUL: The Carole King Musical
March 23, 2017, 8:00PM
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
March 20, 2017, 8:00PM
Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera comes to a city near you as part of a brand new North American Tour. This production, which retains the beloved story and thrilling score, boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography and has been hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before.”
June 1, 2017, 8:00PM
Something Rotten! is Broadway’s big, fat hit! (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!
For tickets please contact BASS CONCERT HALL TICKET OFFICE
512.477.6060 or 800.982.BEVO.
1776, The Musical (AD)
October 8, & October 9, 2016
The Little Mermaid (AD)
November 19 & 20, 2016
West Side Story (AD)
February 18 & 19, 2017
Man of LaMancha (AD)
April 15 & 16, 2017
Joseph & the Amazing Technocolor Dream Coat (AD)
May 20 & 21, 2017
Rock Ages (AD)
July 8 & 9, 2017
Always Patsy Cline (AD)
August 19 & 20, 2017
Georgetown Palace Theatre
810 South Austin Avenue
Georgetown, Texas 78626
The Palace Theatre offers Audio Description on the Saturday and Sunday performance of opening weekend for each production. That means that blind and low-vision patrons can book a seat at either 7:30 pm Saturday evening or 2:00 pm Sunday afternoon opening weekends to take advantage of this service. There is no extra cost. Patrons who would like to take advantage of Audio Description should call the box office at 512-869-7469 to reserve a receiver in advance. www.georgetownpalace.com
Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm
An American in Paris (AD)
Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm
Let It Be (AD)
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm
Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm
The Bodyguard (AD)
Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (AD)
Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm
Irving Berlin's White Christmas (AD)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm
Bass Performance Hall
4th and Calhoun Streets
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
For tickets call 877-212-4280 toll-free or PATRON SERVICES call 817-212-4280.
23 - Mortimer Shakes Things Up/10am and 7pm/Sensory Friendly
25 - In the Heights/2pm/AD with preshow Touch Tour
9 - Mama Mia/2pm/AD
6 - How to Succeed in Business.../2pm/AD
20 - Jersey Boys/2pm/AD
7 - Change is Inevitable/9:30am and 7pm/Sensory Friendly
18 - Into the Woods/2pm/AD with Touch Tour
8 - Book of Mormon/2pm/AD
29 - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime/2pm/AD
5 - An American in Paris/2pm/AD
19 - The King and I/2pm/AD
9 - Dreamgirls/2pm/AD
16 - Dreamgirls/2pm/AD
26 - How I Became a Pirate/9:30am and 7pm/Sensory Friendly
30 - Finding Neverland/2pm/AD
21 - Fun Home/2pm/AD
28 - Fun Home/1pm/AD
11 - Something Rotten/2pm/AD
9 - Lion King/2pm/AD with Touch Tour
20 - The Bodyguard/2pm/AD
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
800 Bagby St., Ste 300
Houston, TX 77002
Accessibility questions, please contact the Audience Services Manager, Judi Stallings or call 713.315.2412. www.thehobbycenter.org
The Palace Theatre is pleased to announce plans to offer Audio Description on the Saturday and Sunday performance of opening weekend for each production beginning with season opener, I Love you, You're Perfect, Now Change.
That means that blind and low-vision patrons can book a seat at either 7:30 pm Saturday evening or 2:00 pm Sunday afternoon opening weekends to take advantage of this service. There is no extra cost. Patrons who would like to take advantage of Audio Description should call the box office at 512-869-7469 to reserve a receiver in advance. The receivers have been tested and work anywhere in the building.
Audio Description consists of two components. First there is the hardware, made up of a transmitter and individual receivers for each user. The individual receiver is a body pack the size of a deck of cards and an ear cuff to fit over one ear. The user has complete volume control with the receivers. Second, an individual has been trained to describe the set, each character, costumes and key movements on the stage. The describer will start 10 to 15 minutes before the performance begins by giving the users a general description of the set and time frame of the play. They will inform the users of pertinent background information about the play as one might get from the Playbill. During the performance, describers are trained to insert their comments as much as possible during "silent" periods of the spoken or singing parts of the play.
We are excited to offer Audio Description to provide blind and low-vision patrons with equal access to live performance. For more information go to www.georgetownpalace.com.
The following theaters provide pre-recorded audio described movies. Call or visit their websites for movie listings and show times.
Regal Gateway Stadium 16
9700 Stonelake Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78759
Call 512-416-5700 to confirm movies and show times or
Visit Regal Cinema.
Regal Metropolitan Stadium 14
901 Little Texas Lane
Austin, TX 78745
Visit Regal Cinema.
AMC Barton Creek 14
2901 Capital Of Texas Highway
Austin, Texas 78746
A listing of described Movies at the AMC Barton Creek 14 can be found at:
Texas: The Big Picture
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 North Congress Avenue
Call 512-936-4649 for show times.
Using Rear Window® Captioning and DVS Theatrical® equipment.
Visit the IMAX Theatre at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.
All Cinemark Theatres have Closed Captioning and Narrative Description
Is there an event you want to attend that is not listed here? Make a request!
If no reservations are made four business days before the event, the audio description will be cancelled.