Sound Associates, Inc. Since 1946

Audio Consulting Design and Installation

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"ShowTrans breaks through Broadway's language barrier!"

~Theatre Direct International Magazine

ShowTrans is a state of the art service that provides multilingual, scene-by-scene commentary of a theatrical production. ShowTrans is not a word-for-word translation of the show. Instead, the system gives the patron detailed plot information in his or her chosen language, enabling him or her to follow the action of the show. ShowTrans is available at every performance in varying languages including Japanese, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, and Korean. Since its introduction in 1998, ShowTrans has been installed at numerous Broadway productions including such favorites as Beauty and the Beast, The Phantom of the Opera, Hairspray, Rent, Mamma Mia! and Wicked.