A state-of-the-art hearing system will keep visitors in the loop at the revamped Music Hall.
It will allow hearing impaired audience members to use their smartphone or tablet to help them enjoy performances to the full.
The Music Hall is due to reopen later this year after an £8.7 million transformation.
The cutting edge technology will be installed after a donation of £14,000 from Apache North Sea Ltd towards the project.
Developed by Sennheiser, the Mobile Connect Sound Induction System is wifi-based, making mobile or tablets an audio receiver.
Users download the MobileConnect app, plug in their headphones, or switch their hearing aids to the T-setting, and enjoy the show.
Lynn Hackett, customer services manager at Aberdeen Performing Arts, said the new system is currently being trialled at His Majesty’s Theatre.
She said: “User feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. The wifi system is a great improvement on the current hearing loop system which is based on infrared technology and suffers from signal interference.”
Lynn said APA can offer iPods and earphones to users who do not have their own.
She said: “The system is very intuitive and the app is not backlit, to ensure that it doesn’t distract other audience members.”
The system is compatible with cochlear implants, hearing aids and earphones.
Jane Spiers, APA chief executive, said: “We are very proud of our commitment to delivering a high quality, inclusive customer experience.
“We are delighted to be embracing new technology that will significantly improve the experience of hearing impaired audience members.”
Jane added she was delighted Apache shared that vision and was thrilled by its generous donation.
Jon Graham, region vice-president of Apache North Sea Ltd, said the firm was delighted to support the Music Hall transformation by helping with the hearing system.
He said: “The Music Hall is at the heart and soul of Aberdeen’s community and cultural life and it is essential it can be enjoyed by all.”