Audio Described Performances offer patrons who are Blind or Low Vision a companion piece to the shows outlining the events happening onstage – including relevant sets, costumes and non-verbal actions.
In addition, TPM also explores non-traditional and experimental forms of audio description. Please see access info for a particular show for specific details.
Open Audio Description is when the audio Describer speaks the description so that everyone in the audience can hear it. Closed Audio Description is done over receivers so that only those choosing to listen to the audio description will hear it (over receivers and headphones which can be picked up at the TPM box office).
Audio Described/Blind Friendly shows in our 22.23 season
The Year of the Cello | Blind Friendly
Oct 15 – Oct 29, 2022
our place | Closed Audio Description
Closed Audio Description is available with Receivers which can be picked up at the box office. Only the person listening to the audio description over the receiver can hear it. TPM does provide headphones but you are also welcome to bring your own.
Sunday Nov 27 @ 2pm
Saturday Dec 3 @ 2pm
Audio Describer: Rebecca Singh | Superior Description
Listen to our full Audio Venue Guide. The Audio Venue Guide describes getting to the Theatre Passe Muraille building, a description of the lobby, theatre , washrooms and lounge area. Recorded by Curtis te Brinke.
Or feel free to click on one of the buttons below to hear about a specific section of the Audio Venue Guide.