Wicked’s Rachel Tucker leads host of West End stars in bid to make theatre more accessible for the disabled

Wicked’s Rachel Tucker leads host of West End stars in bid to make theatre more accessible for the disabled
 

If you think the high cost of theatre tickets is a hard pill to swallow, going to the theatre when disabled is even tougher.
The impracticality of going to the theatre for those with physical or mental impairments is a major issue. In formal theatre environments, there are still very few answers for the needs of those audiences.
Those unable to sit for hours in a tiny seat, silently, or those who suffer from hearing or visual impairments can only occasionally go to the theatre for special ‘relaxed’ performances – but they’re all too rare.
‘Theatre can be very discriminatory,’ admits Rachel... read more

 
7 November 2017 in Showbiz, Views: 34
Source: Metro
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