Upcoming Audio Described Shows

Title of Event: Audio Description-Venus in Fur
Location of Event: Seattle Repertory Theatre
Date: 03/01/2014
Time: 02:00 PM
Description: Venus in Fur by David Ives, at the Seattle Rep, audio description March 1: Broadway’s sultry export hits the Seattle Rep. Playwright Thomas Novachek is at a loss. There are simply no actresses talented enough to play his leading lady. Then in walks Vanda, a mysterious siren with the uncanny ability to inhabit his character. All bets are off when the audition quickly escalates into a seductive power play. With loads of cheek and a hint of the erotic, Venus in Fur keeps you on the edge of your seat as you question "who is really in charge here?" Contains strong sexual content.

For tickets call:  206-443-2222.
Theatre website: http://www.seattlerep.org

Title of Event: Audio Description-The Lion King

Location of Event: The Paramount
Date: 03/16/2014
Time: 01:00 PM
Description: The Lion King at the Paramount, audio description March 16: Disney presents a musical that brings The Lion King's wildly popular story, the Oscar winning Elton John/Tim Rice songs, and an entire African landscape to the stage. Directed and designed by Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, The Lion King fills the theatre with sights and sounds of one of Broadway's most imaginative talents to bring life to Disney’s crowd-pleasing story of a young prince’s adventure-filled journey to adulthood and the throne. The winner of six 1998 Tony Awards, including Best New Musical, is the story of a young lion cub named Simba who struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king.

For tickets call: For tickets call 206-443-2222.
Theatre website: http://www.seattlerep.org

Title of Event: Audio Description-The Suit
Location of Event: Seattle Repertory Theatre
Date: 04/05/2014
Time: 02:00 PM
Description: The Suit based on The Suit by Can Themba, Mothobi Mutloatse, and Barney Simon. Presented in association with Seattle Theatre Group, at the Seattle Rep, audio description April 5: Legendary director Peter Brook brings to the stage a parable about forgiveness set in apartheid South Africa. Combining a rich musical score with simple staging, The Suit follows a cuckolded husband who doles out an unusual punishment to his wife: he asks that she treat her lover’s abandoned suit as a guest of honor in their home. At once charming and disquieting, The Suit has been called “pretty close to perfect” by The New York Times. Contains mature themes.

 For tickets call:  206-443-2222.
Theatre website: http://www.seattlerep.org

Title of Event: Audio Description-Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  
Location of Event: Seattle Repertory Theatre
Date: 05/10/2014
Time: 02:00 PM
Description: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee, at the Seattle Rep, audio description May 10: Director Braden Abraham returns to the Bagley Wright Theatre with this modern American classic. Set amidst campus politics, Albee’s hilarious and provocative masterpiece examines why we are sometimes cruelest to those we love most. George and Martha (theatre’s most dysfunctional couple) invite young Nick and Honey over for a nightcap. The evening devolves into an exercise of wits, a war of words in which the past is fair game. Never before seen on our stages, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? still has the power to surprise and exhilarate modern audiences.

For tickets call:  206-443-2222.
Theatre website: http://www.seattlerep.org