We strive to make every event as accessible as possible.
Where the wheelchair icon is displayed, the venue/location is wheelchair accessible. If this symbol is not displayed, access may be limited and assistance by venue staff may be required. To ensure the best possible experience, please discuss all access requirements with the venue before you book.
Sound amplification systems
The following venues have sound amplification systems:
- Arts Centre Melbourne, Fairfax Studio
- Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
- Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse
- The Coopers Malthouse, Beckett Theatre
- The Coopers Malthouse, Merlyn Theatre
- Federation Square
- Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
To book tickets for performances with access services, we recommend you contact us so we can ensure you received the best tickets for the services required.
We partner with Auslan Stage Left to deliver Auslan interpreted performances.
Anthem—Sun 6 October 5pm
A Brimful of Asha—Sat 12 October 1pm
The End of Eddy—Sat 19 October 2pm
Gender Euphoria—all performances
What Girls Are Made Of—Thu 10 October 7.30pm
Audio description makes the visual verbal for people who are blind or vision impaired. Patrons use a small audio receiver to receive a spoken description of the visual elements by a trained audio describer.
- A Brimful of Asha—Sat 12 October 1pm—listen to audio introduction
- Anthem—Sun 6 October 5pm—listen to audio introduction
- High Performance Packing Tape—Fri 4 October 8.30pm—listen to audio introduction
Audio described performances of Black is the New White will be delivered by Vision Australia on Sat 19 October 2pm and Tue 22 October 6.30pm.
Live captioning is available for some performances. During these performances, text is displayed on a screen to the side of the stage, relaying actors’ dialogue, nuances, music and sound effects.
- Black is the New White—Sat 26 October 2pm
Tactile tours will provide guests with an introduction to the stage and props while someone from the creative team describes them.
These symbols provide an indicator of the level of visual elements in a performance to assist those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
No music or dialogue
Fully surtitled or minimal dialogue, some background music and/or sounds
Partly surtitled or includes dialogue, background music and/or sounds
BOOKING ACCESS TICKETS
The best way to book tickets if you have any access requirements is to contact us directly so we can ensure you receive the best tickets for the access services required.
COMPANION & CARER CARDS
Companion Card holders qualify for a complimentary ticket for their companion. Please contact us or venue box offices directly.
Victorian Carer Card holders qualify for concession priced tickets to all events.
If you are having trouble reading this website, you can request a large print version of the Program Guide.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 03 9662 4242 and we will send you a copy in Word or PDF format.