Skip to main content

For the safety of all our audiences and staff, as a condition of entry we require you to wear a face mask whilst you are in the building (unless you are exempt).

Cast of Cinderella

Cinderella: Relaxed Performance

Sun 11 Dec 2022 & Wed 11 Jan 2023
Main Stage, Theatre Royal

EVENT INFORMATION

Tickets from: £14.50 (prices subject to change: book early, save more!)
Running time: tbc, including interval

View our Social Story to help you plan your visit and to make it a fun and pleasurable experience for everyone.

This is a family show with a bit of panto innuendo (never intended to offend) – and some very old jokes!

Concessions: Friends of the Theatre Royal: 20% off. Children (16 years and under): £2 off (not applicable on Stalls Superseats, Grand Circle Premium and Gallery). Schools discount available – Thu 11 Jan 2022 – contact Group sales for more information.

Dedicated Access Line: 0191 594 6619

You are invited to the most spectacular ball of them all!
Next Christmas Newcastle Theatre Royal panto audiences are invited to join the comedy trio of Danny Adams, Clive Webb and Chris Hayward at the most magical pantomime of them all, Cinderella.

Cinderella will be brought spectacularly to life in a sumptuous production packed with special effects, family-friendly comedy, stunning sets, outrageous costumes, and the most magical pantomime moment when Cinderella is transported to the Prince’s Ball with the help of a pumpkin, some mice and lots of Fairy Godmother magic! 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.

“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 unexpected.”
Helen Milner, Chief Executive, Northeast Special Needs Network

“I am absolutely delighted that Newcastle Theatre Royal are taking this step towards making the theatre an experience that can be enjoyed by more and more people including those on the autistic spectrum and those who have communication, learning or sensory needs. Going to a pantomime is an experience that many children and adults look forward to and enjoy during the winter season and this relaxed and supportive session should make it possible for even more to take part.”
Angela Slater, Equalities Coordinator at Time To Change

The Theatre Royal is very proud to announce that we are the first UK Theatre to have been honoured with the Autism Access Award by the National Autistic Society.

Book early and secure the best seats at the best price! We reserve the right to change prices.

BOOKING DATES:

Tue 16 Nov, 10am – Friends of the Theatre Royal
Thu 18 Nov, 10am – Advantage, Groups & Schools
Tue 23 Nov, 10am – Public

A close up view of Layton Williams as Jamie

FRIENDS MEMBERSHIP

Everybody’s talking about discounts!

FIND OUT MORE

Plan your visit