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TDF Accessibility Program for Students


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TDF Accessibility Program for Students (previously Access for Young Audiences) is a program for elementary and secondary school students in the Tri-State area, offering them the opportunity to attend accessible Broadway performances. Most of these young people are first-time theatregoers.


For students who are hard of hearing or deaf, TDF simultaneously provides sign language interpreting and open captioning. For students with low vision or who are blind, TDF provides live audio description during the performance. These services are scheduled on select Wednesday matinees during the school year.


Prior to attending the Broadway show, TDF sends a teaching artist to meet and work with the students in their classrooms for a special pre-performance workshop. This program is provided by TDF at no cost to the schools or students.


For more information on how to participate in the program, contact or call 212.912.9770


Past shows include: Aladdin, Anastasia, Annie, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Memphis, The Miracle Worker, Newsies, On Your Feet, The Phantom of the Opera, The Play That Goes Wrong, School of Rock, Shrek: The Musical, Sister Act, Something Rotten, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Spongebob Squarepants, West Side Story, Wicked.