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The DCPA Hosts Accessibility Day


The Denver Center for the Performing Arts will host an Accessibility Day open to the public on Sunday, October 23 starting at 10:30am in the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex. Patrons will learn about accessible performances, which include Audio Description for those who are blind or have low vision, ASL Interpreted performances for patrons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Open Captioning.

The day will start with a sensory tour of several theatres followed by a light lunch at noon where patrons can meet Kent Thompson, Artistic Director of the Denver Center Theatre Company. The day will end with an accessible performance at 1:30pm of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD followed by a talkback.

“The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is committed to making theatre accessible to everyone,” says Gregory Smith, Director of Audience Development. “Our goal for Accessibility Day is to provide an exposure to our patrons who may have specific needs for the services that we provide in order to make theatre an experience that everyone enjoys.”

The event is $45 and includes a tactile tour, which will be Audio Described and ASL Interpreted, light lunch, an Audio Described, Open Captioned and ASL Interpreted matinee of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and a talkback (a $75 value). Students and seniors will enjoy a discounted ticket price of $20. Limited complimentary tickets also are available for this event based upon financial need by contacting Simone Gordon 303.446.4887 or sgordon@dcpa.org.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, an adaptation of Harper Lee’s American classic, is playing the Denver Center Theatre Company’s Stage Theatre through October 30. Tickets are on sale now, by calling 303.893.4100 or www.denvercenter.org.

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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit organization.

**Please be advised that The Denver Center for the Performing Arts – denvercenter.org – is the ONLY authorized online seller of tickets for Denver Center Attractions (the Broadway touring productions) and the Denver Center Theatre Company (the resident theatre company productions). Currently there are scalpers, also known as ‘second party vendors,’ selling tickets online at a rate more than double the standard price – and up. Tickets bought through these vendors MAY NOT BE VALID. You could not only be refused admission, but also lose your entire investment.

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