Theatre through blind eyes Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Review: Next Lesson, Queer Fringe @ The New This well acted and directed production puts forged rights on stage in an emotional and warm reminder that the parallel Australian experience has creep rather than explosion and that vigilance is required. Review: Kilter, There, Pining for Affection, Melbourne Fringe New circus, a remounted theatre work, and a musical comedy about a talking tree: three works hint at the breadth of artistic activity present at this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival. Review: Newcastle Theatre Company's Constellations Newcastle Theatre Company has again delivered a theatrical production of high quality, and their pool of actors are impressive. Ray Chen on breaking down the barriers to classical music Violin virtuoso Ray Chen discusses how social media provides audiences with wider access to classical music, and shares his advice for budding artists. (Premium content) Premium content Maribel Steel Tuesday 13 August, 2013 What is it like to go the theatre if you can't see anything? After years of whispering and wondering, a blind musicals-lover has found a better way. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today What is it like to go the theatre if you can't see anything? Surprisingly evocative with a little bit of help. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Maribel Steel is an author, About.com freelance writer and speaker based in Melbourne. She is legally blind and one of the 2015 nominees for the Brenda Gabe Leadership Award (Women with Disability, Victoria). Maribel is a peer advisor and International correspondent for VisionAware with dozens of short stories and essays published locally and overseas on the ART of being blind.