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All Access

We believe the arts should be accessible for everyone. In partnership with ArtsAccess, PlayMakers offers many services for patrons who are blind, deaf or hearing impaired. These include assistive listening devices, large-print and Braille playbills, and tactile tours of our sets (with prior notice). We also offer audio-description and sign language interpretation of our performances on nights we call All Access.

Both of our theatres are equipped with FM sound systems that amplify the sound from the stage. We offer two different types of Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs). The first is a traditional headset, which is worn over the ears with hearing aids removed. The second is a T-coil neckloop, which is worn around the neck and transmits sound directly through your hearing aid. The neckloop will work with all hearing aids that have activated T-coils.

Both headsets and neckloops are available to patrons on a first-come, first-served basis and can be obtained from our Coat Check, located to the left of the Box Office.

Large-print and braille programs are available upon request from our concessions stand. Tactile tours of our sets can be arranged with prior notice. To schedule a tour, please contact Julie Lucier, Audience Services Manager (lucierj@email.unc.edu)

Upcoming Events

Audio-description and sign language interpretation of our performances will be available on the following dates:

Disgraced September 22
Seminar October 20
Peter and the Starcatcher November 24
Three Sisters January 26
We Are Proud to Present March 1
Sweeney Todd April 5

Tickets for these performances will be available in late July, either online or by calling our Box Office at 919.962.7529. We recommend purchasing tickets in advance to avoid seeing the SOLD OUT sign.

For other questions, contact Julie Lucier, Audience Services Manager, at lucierj@email.unc.edu. Julie oversees audience accessibility programs at PlayMakers.