Opera Philadelphia

Audio Description

Opera Philadelphia partners with Art-Reach and Nicole Sardella to provide Audio Description services at select live performances.

Audio Description devices are available in venue lobbies on a first come, first serve basis. Please inquire with House Ushers upon your arrival.

Audio Description is live, verbal narration of stage action, actors’ facial expressions, sets, costumes, lighting, props, and more. Prior to the performance, guests are also invited to tune into Pre-Show Notes where further details about the plot, translations, and venue will be shared. 

For questions regarding Audio Description, please contact Guest Services at 215.732.8400 in advance of your performance. Guest Services is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.

Audio Description at Live Performances

Madame Butterfly

Performance Date: Sunday, May 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Pre-Show Notes: A recording will be posted here 48 hours before the audio described performance.

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