The Kansas Audio-Reader Network provides trained Audio Describers for live theater events
in Kansas City and Lawrence.
Visually impaired patrons check out a free pair of headphones on the way into the theater, and the Audio Describer
broadcasts directly to the headphones. Before the show, the program is read and theater layout
(including aisles, bathrooms, and exits) is described. During the performance, the describer
will explain onstage actions.
Audio Description is available for the following shows:
Merchant of Venice
at the Polsky Theatre, Johnson County Community College March 29, 2pm
And, these shows will be described during the 2015 season:
Million Dollar Quartet: May 23
Camelot, June 13
Annie, June 20
Pippin, July 4
Cinderella, July 11
Mary Poppins, TBD
Cirque Eloize iD, September 12
Visually-impaired patrons can access Audio Description by picking up a headset at the box office.