Box Office

Content & Sensory Advisories

The School of Drama provides content and sensory advisories for its season of plays.  If you choose to read the advisories below, please be aware that they may reveal elements of the plot prior to viewing.  While the school does not have a policy on admission for children, parents are urged to use their own discretion when considering what is appropriate.

For any questions regarding advisories, please email Maria Stoy, Box Office Manager at mstoy@andrew.cmu.edu.

Macbeth

Content Advisories

  • Discussion and depictions of death
  • Use of theatrical weaponry
  • Simulated/staged violence
  • References to miscarriages, grief, suicide
  • Consumption of alcohol

Sensory Advisories

Sound:

  • Sudden, loud noises

Lighting:

  • Strobe
  • Fog
  • Theatrical haze

Props:

  • Fake blood

Dance/Light 2024

Content Advisories

  • Nudity

Sensory Advisories

  • Strobe and Haze

Lear

Content Advisories

  • Discussion of death
  • Violent language
  • Strong sexual content
  • Misogynistic language
  • Discussion of god
  • Discussion of miscarriage
  • Depiction of self harm
  • Simulated violence

Sensory Advisories

Sound:

  • Simulated storm sounds
  • Extreme low frequencies
  • Some intense high frequencies.

Lighting:

  • Haze and Strobe

Props:

  • Blood

I Think I’m Starting to Want to Be a Mother

Content Advisories

  • Multiple stylized depictions of murder
  • Descriptions of animal sacrifice
  • Depictions of nudity in media projections
  • Use of prop knives
  • Brief mentions of rape, cannibalism, and self-harm
  • Discussions of grief
  • Strong language
  • Partially-exposed torsos

Sensory Advisories

  • Haze
  • Blinding lights
  • Flashing lights/media
  • Loud, sudden noises
  • Loud music

Put Your House in Order

Content Advisories

  • Stage violence
  • Gun violence
  • Death
  • Blood
  • Discussions of racism and violence
  • Strong language
  • Apocalyptic themes
  • Adult content/moments of intimacy
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Herbal cigarettes

Sensory Advisories

  • Haze and fog
  • Flashing lights
  • Loud noises
  • Implied violence
  • Gunshots

A Doll’s House

Content Advisories

  • References to suicide
  • Strong language
  • Verbal abuse
  • Misogyny
  • Unhealthy relationships
  • Cancer and death
  • Dieting and body shame

Sensory Advisories

  • Flickering lights
  • Loud, discordant sounds
  • Disturbing/bodily horror sounds

Junior Performance Projects

MYTHS & HYMNS

  • This content advisory is offered for those who want or need to avoid distressing issues that revolve around character death, brief drug usage, and mentions of abortion.

 

THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE

  • This production includes instances of strong language, profanity, sexual situations, depictions of violence.

 

Sensory Advisories:

  • Bright Lights
  • Haze