Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Relaxed Performance
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall – the Theatre Royal’s pantomime is the most magical of them all!Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will feature all the sparkle, scale and spectacle audiences have come to expect from the North East’s most lavish festive production and this year we want to make the experience accessible for all our audiences, thanks to two relaxed performances and our available relaxed room.Relaxed performances are perfect for any theatregoer or family who would benefit from a more relaxed environment. These performances allow for noise and movement in the auditorium, re-entry when needed and a special chill-out space for patrons who may need time away during a show.
Many theatregoers find these performances more relaxing and enjoyable for lots of reasons. This would include families with young children, as well as customers with autism, a learning disability, dementia, anxiety or other medical condition which mean sitting or concentrating for long periods of time without moving can be difficult.
Lighting and special effects are slightly altered, with strobe and flashing lights being removed and very loud noises being dulled or omitted, however the content of the show remains the same.
You can expect the same madcap comedy from Newcastle panto favourites Danny Adams (Danny, The Court Jester), Clive Webb (Oddjob) and Chris Hayward (Queen Dragonella) and this year’s production also sees X Factor star Joe McElderry join the cast, as The Man in The Mirror, the return of Danny & Mick’s Mick Potts and musical theatre star Carole Stennett (Spirit of Pantomime).
“Many disabled children and particularly those with autism are more sensitive to loud noises, flashing lights and generally too much unexpected stimulation. The pantomime can be an experience they long for but they can be disturbed by sudden sounds. By providing a relaxed performance these children and their families have the opportunity to enjoy the magic of pantomime without the anxiety of the unexpecte
Theatre Royal Nottingham Theatre Square Nottingham Nottinghamshire NG1 5ND
Sun 5 Dec 2021 to Thu 6 Jan 2022