Blindness at the Daryl Roth Theatre is the first Off-Broadway show and one of the first theatre shows to reopen in over a year in New York. Find out what it's like to attend socially distanced theatre in NYC.
After a world premiere at London's Donmar Warehouse, Blindness transfers for a New York premiere at the Daryl Roth Theatre. Blindness is based on Nobel Prize-winner José Saramago’s dystopian novel, and has been adapted into a sensory experience by Tony Award-winning playwright, Simon Stephens.
Blindness is an opportunity for guests to come together and witness its urgent and timely message. You will hear the narrative unfolding around you through headphone technology while being surrounded by immersive lighting and atmospheric design.
Through spellbinding storytelling narrated by Juliet Stevenson and state of the art design, it unveils the gripping story of a world changed forever, reminding us that from the darkness, we will all emerge stronger.
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First seen at London’s Donmar Warehouse, Blindness will tour across North America. As part of the transfer, the socially distanced sound installation will open at the Daryl Roth Theatre, with dates to be confirmed. Based on José Saramago’s Nobel Prize-winning novel of the same name, audiences see Europe come to a halt when a driver becomes blind. As the blindness spreads through the city, everyone goes into panic, and blind people go into an empty asylum. In order to watch Blindness , visitors listen on headphones. Juliet Stevenson provides the voice of the narrator and driver’s wife.