Relaxed Performances

Relaxed Performances are open to anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed performance environment. This may include children, young people and adults with neurodivergence such as autism, learning difficulties and other sensory or communication needs.

A number of adaptations will be made to the show to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable environment for everyone, including:

  • Changes to the show’s lighting and sound.
  • Elements of surprise reduced to a minimum.
  • A relaxed attitude to movement and audience responses during the performance.
  • A quiet space available before, during and after the show.
  • Extra staff on hand to support audiences during their time with us.

A pre-show information pack will be made available to audiences before their visit, including a visual story for our theatre, details about the performance and other ‘good-to-know’ information. An example pack for last year’s Christmas production of West Side Story can be found here.

Familiarisation visits are also available by request. Please e-mail our Box Office team on [email protected] for more details, and to book your visit.

Upcoming Relaxed Performances

The Smeds and The Smoos

Wed 15 Dec, 1.30pm
Tue 28 Dec, 10.30am

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Promotional artwork for A Chorus Line. A lone chorus performer dances in silhouette on a dimly lit stage. Gold capitals across the image read 'A Chorus Line', and in the top right corner 'The one singular sensation at Curve this Christmas'.

A Chorus Line

Tue 21 Dec, 2.15pm

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Oi Frog & Friends

Sat 19 Feb, 10.30am

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Billy Elliot

Sun 7 Aug 2022, 1pm

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Promotional artwork for The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Rescheduled performance
Sat 7 Jan 2023, 2.15pm

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Audience members who would benefit from the support of a companion during their visit may be eligible for a free Essential Carer ticket with each standard ticket booked for a performance.

To access the concession, we recommend joining our Access Register Scheme so that you don’t need to resubmit evidence each time you book. For more details about the register, please see our Access page.