Captioned Performances - Tuesday 7 May 6.30pm, Friday 17 May 8pm
Captions are text descriptions that display a film's dialogue, identify speakers, and describe other relevant sounds that are otherwise inaccessible to people who are deaf or have hearing loss. The areas of the venue where the screens that will show the captions are visible can be booked by selecting the CAPTION seats.
Auslan Interpreted Performance - Thursday 16 May 8pm
Experienced Auslan theatre interpreters stand to the side of the stage and translate what the actors are saying or singing into Auslan. A block of seats is reserved for users of this service to ensure a good view of the interpreter and the stage. The areas of the venue where the interpreters are visible can be booked by selecting the Auslan seats.
Audio Described Performance - Saturday 11 May 2pm
An audio description service is a live commentary of the visual elements of a performance by trained volunteer audio describers for those who are blind or have low vision. Audio description is relayed via a free headset and receiver linked to the FM radio system. This service can be booked by selecting the AUDIO DESCRIBED seats when booking and collecting the headset from the Box Office prior to the performance.
Accessible perfomance bookings should be made through Sydney Theatre Company. Please call Sydney Theatre Company on +61 2 9250 1777
Find out more about accessibility at Sydney Opera House.