Rose Theatre Kingston
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Kingston KT1 1HL
Guildhall/ Rose Theatre
Let the theatre know in advance if you are taking a guide dog, so they can arrange a water bowl and dog-sitter during the performance if required.
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10 wheelchair spaces in the auditorium (stalls and circle). Blue Badge parking in the High Street and Rose car park. Accessible toilets on every floor. Level access into the building and Culture Cafe. Lift access to all floors. Low counters at the Box Office and the Stalls Bar. Automatic doors to gain entrance into the building.
There are audio described performances for patrons who are visually impaired. An audio describer describes all of the visual elements of a production, including set, props, stage directions and facial expressions. Before an audio described performance there is a touch tour 90 minutes before the advertised performance time.
Induction necklaces for patrons with a hearing aid and Sennheiser headsets for hard of hearing patrons without a hearing aid are available from the Cloakroom. Signed and captioned performances are available - check schedule for details. Let staff know of your requirements when you book your tickets so they can allocate you a seat where you can easily see the captioning boxes or signer.
Visual/ social story
These are short descriptions of theatres for those with autistic specturm disorders to help them understand what to expect when they go to the theatre, what will happen and why.
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There is a social story for Rose Theatre Kingston here.
The War of the Worlds
Inspired by H.G. Wells' sci-fi novel and Orson Welles' classic radio play, this legendary science fiction thriller is playfully reimagined for our era of "Fake News" and "alternative facts".
Previews from: Wednesday 28 July 2021
Closes: Sunday 1 August 2021
Large in size, and keen in nature, Zog is so eager to win a golden star at Madam Dragon's school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know.
Previews from: Wednesday 4 August 2021
Closes: Wednesday 11 August 2021
When married hairdresser Rita enrols on a university course to expand her horizons, little does she realise where the journey will take her.
Previews from: Tuesday 17 August 2021
Closes: Saturday 21 August 2021
A gripping encounter that takes place over the course of one stormy night, Leopards is a play about the image we construct of ourselves and what it truly means to be good.
Previews from: Thursday 2 September 2021
Closes: Saturday 25 September 2021
The Smeds and the Smoos
Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone aged 3 and up, from Tall Stories - the company that brought you The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom live on stage.
Previews from: Wednesday 27 October 2021
Closes: Sunday 31 October 2021
The Seven Pomegranate Seeds
Seven contemporary stories grounded in prominent, mythical origins.
Previews from: Thursday 4 November 2021
Closes: Saturday 20 November 2021
Beauty and the Beast
This Christmas, experience a thrilling reimagining of one of the world's most beloved fairy tales.
Previews from: Friday 3 December 2021
Closes: Monday 3 January 2022
Austen's romantic comedy is riotously reinvented for the twenty-first century with an explosive foam party and a soundtrack of Frank Ocean, Dua Lipa and Cardi B.
Previews from: Saturday 26 February 2022
Closes: Saturday 19 March 2022
A Monster Calls
Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine since his dad moved to America. But now his mum's very sick and she's not getting any better. His grandmother won't stop interfering and the kids at school won't look him in the eye.
Previews from: Thursday 24 March 2022
Closes: Saturday 9 April 2022
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
Bertolt Brecht's epic tale about justice and humanity is propelled into the present day, in a new version by Steve Waters (The Last King of Scotland) with original songs by Michael Henry (Barber Shop Chronicles).
Previews from: Saturday 23 April 2022
Closes: Saturday 14 May 2022
The international smash hit musical SIX makes its royal return to Kingston!
Previews from: Tuesday 17 May 2022
Closes: Sunday 29 May 2022