ART Presents Jan 2014 ASL, Audio Described Performances of THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD

ART Presents Jan 2014 ASL, Audio Described Performances of THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has scheduled American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted performances and Audio Described performances for blind and low-visioned audience for its production of The Heart of Robin Hood during its run in January 2014.

ASL Interpreted performances:

TONIGHT, January 7 at 7:30pm and Sunday, January 12 at 2:00pm.

The Team includes

• Michael Krajnak, Coach

• Jolanta Galloway, Interpreter

• Jennifer Gibbons, Interpreter

Audio Described performances:

Wednesday, January 8 at 7:30pm and Saturday, January 11 at 2:00pm

The Team includes

• Alice Austin, Primary Describer

• Matthew Gats, Secondary Describer

A touch tour will precede all Audio Described performances. The tour includes a tactile tour of costumes and production materials, and will be held in the West Lobby one hour prior to curtain.

The Heart of Robin Hood is written by David Farr and directed by Gisli Örn Gardarsson with music by the folk band Poor Old Shine. In this spectacular rendition of the English legend, the notorious Robin Hood and his band of merry men steal from the rich, but refuse to share with the oppressed peasantry. As the wicked Prince John threatens all of England, it is down to Marion to boldly protect the poor and convert Robin Hood from outlaw to hero. First seen at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2011, this new production is filled with high adventure, epic romance, amazing fight choreography, and original music.

Performances run from December 11 through January 19, 2014 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Loeb Drama Center, located at 64 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, is fully accessible.

To purchase tickets for these performances email boxoffice@amrep.org. Deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons can also reach the theater by calling the toll-free N.E. Telephone Relay Center at 1-800-439-2370. Box office hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 12:00pm - 5:00pm. For further information call 617-547-8300 or visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

The Loeb Drama Center, located at 64 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, is accessible to persons with special needs and to those requiring wheelchair seating or first-floor restrooms.

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