Riverside Theatres – Parramatta
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia 02 8839 3399 https://riversideparramatta.com.au/category/cinema/accessiblecinemaevents/
Riverside Theatres Parramatta are proud to offer patrons access to regular Open Captioned screenings.
This theatre also offers live performances with access to Open Captions through an app “Go Theatrical”. Visual text or captioning is available via large screens inside the theatre as well as smart phones and tablet apps. Download the App Go Theatrical App at theatrecaptioning.com.au or at the Apple App Store. Some productions are selected to be Auslan interpreted. This provides an opportunity for patrons who are Auslan users to access the show and Auslan interpreters are discreetly positioned for comfortable viewing by audiences.
Audio Description is available for patrons with vision impairments to access movies or live performances. The theatre also offers level access and space for wheelchairs in all venues. Please let Riverside’s Box Office know if you need level access or a wheelchair space at the time of booking your tickets.
– The theatre is approximately a 15 minute walk from Parramatta Train Station. Exit from Darcy Street, turn right into Church Street and follow it up to the theatre, just across the Lennox Bridge.
– Bus services are available to Parramatta from all directions: through Hills Bus, Sydney Buses and Hopkinsons. The nearest bus stops are on Wilde Ave/Smith St – a short walk away from the theatre.
– The Parramatta Ferry Terminal is only a short 10 minute walk along the river from Riverside.
Parking is just a hop skip and a jump away from the front doors at Riverside Theatres. Parking recommendations are Novotel Sydney Parramatta and Eat Street Erby Place Car Park. Riverside also offers very limited, pre-booked parking for patrons with an Accessible Parking Permit; please note that these spaces need to be pre-booked and there is a fee of $5 for parking. Entry to parking is via Market Street, at the back of Riverside and there is a ramp from the car park onto the theatre walkway for access into the venue. Your RTA parking permit number needs to be provided at the time of booking.
Please see below of the theatre’s accessibility program.