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Venues and shows

The Festival is dedicated to making both its venues and its shows more accessible to disabled people. Personalised service is available, as well as a specific email address to answer your questions: accessibilite@festival-avignon.com

People with reduced mobility

Seats reserved for people with reduced mobility or in wheelchairs are available. Please specify your needs when booking by phone (+33 4 90 14 14 14) or by email (accessibilite@festival-avignon.com)

The Théâtre Benoît-XII, the gymnasium of the Lycée Saint-Joseph, and the Hivernales-CDCN d'Avignon aren't easily accessible for people with reduced mobility.


A list of car parks with spots for people with reduced mobility is available on: avignon.fr, avignon-tourisme.com, and parking.handicap.fr


A service of shuttles throughout the Grand Avignon area is available for people with reduced mobility upon presentation of a disability certificate (for people with a disability of 80% or more)
+33 800 456 456 ou tcra.fr


Deaf and hard-of-hearing people

The Théâtre Benoît-XII and La FabricA are equipped with a magnetic loop amplifier.

Shows easily accessible for deaf and hard-of-hearing people (dance, visual arts, or without words):
Oskara, A Leaf, Multiple-s, Outwitting the Devil, Aut
obiography

 Video: Presentation of the programme in French Sign Language

Shows with French and/or English surtitles:
Architecture
and Love Triumphant (electronic glasses, see below), The Lingering Now - Our Odyssey II, Teahouse, Outside, Ordinary People, History/ies of theatre II, Granma. The Trombones of Havana

Blind and visually-impaired people

Olivier Py's Love Triumphant, Friday July 12, in the gymnasium of the Lycée Mistral:

- 17h30: tactile tour of the set
- 20h: performance with audio description

With Accès Culture and the support of the Fondation Raze.

Large print and Braille leaflets are available at the venues.
Information and booking:
accessibilite@festival-avignon.com

Some shows are easily accessible for blind and visually-impaired people: shows based primarily on  text rather than visuals like Architecture, Pelleas and Melisande, Phèdre!, The Rest Will Be Familiar to You From Cinema, The Breach and concerts, readings, and radio shows.

Specific access maps

Enjoy shows in their original language thanks to personalised surtitles!

A personalised service of multilingual surtitles on electronic glasses is provided for certain shows. It allows festivalgoers to read the surtitles without ever taking their eyes off the stage. Fully compatible with prescription glasses.

ARCHITECTURE by Pascal Rambert
JULY  5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 at 21:30
English and French surtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

LOVE TRIUMPHANT by Olivier Py
JULY 6, 7, 10, 11, 13 At 15:00 - 7 JULY at 20:00
English and French surtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

US, EUROPE, FEAST OF THE PEOPLES by Roland Auzet
JULY 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 at 22:00
English and polish surtitles

HOUSE TEA by Meng Jinghui
JULY 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19 at 20:00
English surtitles

POINTS OF NO-RETURN [QUAIS DE SEINE] by Alexandra Badea
JULY 8, 9, 10, 11 at 22:00 - JULY 12 at 15:00
English surtitles

Free for people with disabilities.

Booking mandatory
accessibilite@festival-avignon.com

Warning: electronic glasses are only available to festivalgoers who have already bought their tickets. Please make sure you have your tickets before booking electronic glasses. You will have to come pick up your electronic glasses 30 minutes before the beginning of the show

SHOWS WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES
Histoire(s) du théâtre II,
Granma. Les Trombones de La Havane.