Auckland: Matilda The Musical Audio-Described performance


Thursday, 28 September 2017, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Auckland Live and Matilda The Musical are delighted to present an audio described performance of international smash-hit, Matilda The Musical for our blind and visually impaired patrons.

This performance features trained audio describers who will translate the performance in real-time, for you to hear through an ear-piece.

A complimentary touch tour will also be held following the show where patrons can walk through the set, touch set pieces, feel costumes and handle key props.

There are seats reserved for Audio Described patrons. Tickets for these seats start from $65 with one companion ticket available half price if required (plus service fees). Guide dogs are welcome.

About Matilda The Musical:
Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.

With the book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Winner of 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda has delighted audiences in London, Australia and on tour around the USA.

How to Book
To book your tickets for this audio described performance please call the Ticketmaster Group Booking line on 09 970 9745, or email A $5 service fee per transaction applies if booking over the phone or via email.

When booking please ensure that you tell staff how many headsets you will need, if you plan on attending the complimentary Touch Tour after the show, and if you are bringing a guide dog.

On the night of the performance, tickets and headsets can be collected from The Civic Theatre Bar area (Stalls foyer, ground floor) from 6.30pm.

The Audio Described ticket allocation will be available until 5pm Thursday 21 September, or until allocation is exhausted.

Matilda The Musical – Audio Described Performance

Thursday 28 September, 7.30pm | Live at The Civic

Free on-stage touch tour for attendees following the show

Tickets: From $65, companion ticket half-price (service fees apply).

Duration: 2 hours 40 mins, including 20 min interval (does not include Touch Tour).

This performance is presented as part of Auckland Live’s Arts Accessibility programme. If you require any further information please feel free to email

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The Civic
Queen Street & Wellesley Street