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Crime Does Not Pay will have a relaxed performance on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:30pm, facilitated by Inside Out Theatre’s Good Host Program.

Click here for a "visual story" that will help you prepare for the Relaxed Performance.


Relaxed performances are designed to welcome audience members who would benefit from a more relaxed environment, including those with sensory concerns, autism spectrum disorders, learning disorders, dementia; parents with small babies; or anyone for whom the regular theatre experience can be challenging.

This means that there is a more casual-than-usual approach to front-of-house etiquette and we ask audience members to be aware of people's needs to move or make involuntary noise.

Small modifications are made to the production and the patron experience to help reduce anxiety. The modifications vary depending on the production, and may include: reducing the volume of loud noises and effects, reducing or eliminating strobe effects, and keeping the house lights slightly brighter in case a patron needs to leave the theatre.

The story will not change, and regular theatre-goers may not even notice the alterations. We encourage anyone who wishes to discuss their requirements further to contact us.

Although relaxed performances are open to everyone, Crime Does Not Pay is recommended for ages 16 and older because of material some people may find upsetting, including profanity, sexual innuendo, scenes of domestic violence, and references to suicide. If you would like to learn more about the content of the show before attending, please feel free to contact us.

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