Event title: Sister Act (Audio Described Performance)-Cancelled
Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB
Name: Birmingham Hippodrome
Telephone: 0121 689 1060
Event description: Audio Described Performances-
Audio-description in theatre is a live verbal commentary on the visual elements of a production as it unfolds. The description gives only the essential information that a visually impaired patron might miss.
About the Performance: Returning with a brand-new production – the Broadway, West End and UK smash-hit musical is back!
Produced by Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg and starring Brenda Edwards (Hairspray, Chicago, Loose Women) in the specially rewritten role of Deloris Van Cartier.
Based on the iconic movie, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a convent!
Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.
Featuring original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar®winner Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin, Enchanted), dazzling dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, Sister Act is the funniest and funkiest musical around.
It is always best to book through our Access phone line 0121 689 1060 when booking assisted performances.
Concessions for patrons with disabilities:
- £5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
- 2 for 1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.
For most audio-described performance we do, we have a Touch Tour that precedes the show. Touch Tours must be booked in advance through Ticket Sales. Times for the Touch Tours will be confirmed on booking. Our Touch Tours allow visually impaired patrons the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the set, props and costumes.
If you have an assistance dog, please advise Box Office at the time of booking and they can then allocate the most appropriate seating for you or make adequate provision to care for your dog during the performance.
For information about Assisted Performances at Birmingham Hippodrome, click here: https://www.birminghamhippodrome.com/plan-your-visit/access/access/