Broken Wide Open

Musicals and Opera (musical theatre, theatre)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
Dates, Times and Prices


In August of 2019, Shana Pennington-Baird found herself in Dingle, Ireland, travelling alone, when she had a major health emergency. During the course of this one-hour musical show, Shana will take you on a journey of aortic dissection diagnosis, emergency open-heart surgery, recovery and recuperation 5,000 miles from home. Shana suffered a type-A aortic dissection which is where the aorta tears, causing immediate internal bleeding. Broken Wide Open is about hope, family and survival – with a sense of humour. Join Shana and live musicians as they retell the true story from four years ago.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Please enter the building via the car park entrance where there is a ramp access.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices