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Blindness

Blindness Tickets & Information

Daryl Roth Theatre

101 East 15th Street

Between Union Square East and Irving Place

New York NY 10003 View on map

Blindness Summary

Blindness, the acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of a new adaptation of Nobel Prize-winner José Saramago’s 1995 dystopian novel by Tony Award winning playwright Simon Stephens, is a socially distanced sound narrative. Told through immersive sound design, it unveils the gripping story of a world changed forever by an unimaginable global pandemic, reminding us that from the darkness, we will all emerge stronger.

As the lights change at a major crossroads in a city in the heart of Europe, a car grinds to a halt. Suddenly, without warning or cause, its driver goes blind. Within hours, it is clear that this is a blindness like no other – it is an infectious epidemic, spreading like wildfire. The government tries to quarantine the contagion by herding the newly blind people into an empty asylum, but their attempts are futile. The city is in panic.

Originally put on at London’s Donmar Warehouse, Blindness proved to be an exceptional opportunity for guests to come together and witness its urgent and timely message. Just as it was presented in London, attendees in New York will hear the narrative unfolding around them through headphone technology while surrounded by immersive lighting and atmospheric design.

Together – and safely – they will experience the importance of community in our present moment, and be reminded of the hopeful end that lies ahead.

Blindness Special Information

Please note Blindness includes an extended blackout period.

Blindness Creative Team

Author: Simon Stephens
Director: Walter Meierjohann
Producer: Daryl Roth Productions
Press: Boneau/Bryan-Brown

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Running Time:

70 minutes, no intermission

Upcoming Dates and Times

3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:00 PM
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:00 PM
3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:00 PM
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:00 PM
3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:00 PM
Thursday, May 13, 2021 5:00 PM
3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Friday, May 14, 2021 3:00 PM
Friday, May 14, 2021 5:00 PM
1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:00 PM
Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:00 PM
1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Sunday, May 16, 2021 1:00 PM
Sunday, May 16, 2021 3:00 PM
3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 3:00 PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 5:00 PM
3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:00 PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:00 PM
3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:00 PM
Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:00 PM
3:00 PM 7:00 PM
Friday, May 21, 2021 3:00 PM
Friday, May 21, 2021 7:00 PM
1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:00 PM
Saturday, May 22, 2021 3:00 PM

Tickets Starting At:

$35.00 (Ticket prices include a $2.00 Facility Fee.)

Audience :

Due to the subject matter, Blindness is recommended for audiences aged 15+. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Please note Blindness includes an extended blackout period.

First Preview Date Opening Date On Sale Through
April 2, 2021 April 6, 2021 September 5, 2021