If venues take money from the theatregoing public for children’s shows, then they have a moral duty – it should be a legal one – to accommodate their customers. Far too many neglect it.
I recently saw What the Ladybird Heard, which played under Thriller Live at the Lyric on Shaftesbury Avenue. The target audience was under-fives… It wasn’t Gotterdammerung.
The venue was presumably expecting hordes of young children. So why were there no booster cushions so that small people could see over the seats in front? …
Read the rest of this article in The Stage https://www.thestage.co.uk/opinion/2017/susan-elkin-thoughtless-theatres-leave-kids-booster-cushion-blues/