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New Broadway theatre accessibility initiative


A new partnership between Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts and arts access provider G-PASS means visitors to New York will have the opportunity to enjoy more Broadway shows.

The Broadway Accessibility/Audience Expansion Initiative enables theatregoers to view captions or listen to audio description at every performance of designated shows.

Using technology developed by Sound Associates, the G-PASSaccess services of I-Caption and D-Scriptive are both automated systems, delivering captions or audio description that are synchronised to the show’s cueing system.

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Dr Zhivago to be audio described in Melbourne

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New Australian musical Dr Zhivago will be audio described for one show only at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne.

The Sunday 3pm matinee performance of Dr Zhivago on 19 June will provide audio description for patrons.

To book, phone Janene Sadhu at Vision Australia on 03 9864 9384 or send her an email with your name, contact number, number of tickets required, number of audio description receivers required, and the best time for a Ticketek staff member to call to process your booking.

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Hopelessly devoted to captioning and audio description


Looking for last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day? Enjoy our top 5 suggestions for an accessible and romantic evening.

Go out and enjoy an evening at the cinema together. Visit the Your Local Cinema website for details and session times of captioned and audio described movies.

Rent or purchase a copy of Dear John and watch it with audio description or captioning. Not into romantic movies? Why not check out our categorised database of audio described titles for another movie choice.

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