Official Site for Accessibility to Broadway

Theatre Access NYC provides assistance to theatregoers with disabilities. Those who are hard of hearing or deaf, have low vision or are blind, who cannot climb stairs or who require aisle seating or wheelchair locations, who are on the autism spectrum or have other developmental or cognitive disabilities now have one great place to find out everything you need to know to choose a show, buy tickets and plan your trip to Broadway.

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Theatre Access NYC

Theatre Access NYC helps you easily find accessibility information on current Broadway shows including:

  • Live and pre-recorded audio description
  • Open and handheld captioning
  • Sign language interpretation
  • Autism-friendly performances
  • Wheelchair seating locations and accessible path of travel details
  • Availability of assistive listening devices
  • Ticket purchasing options

Theatre Access NYC is brought to you by TDF (Theatre Development Fund) and The Broadway League. It is the philosophy of both organizations that everyone, regardless of disability, should have access to the performing arts.

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Theatre Development Fund

Theatre Development Fund, a not-for-profit organization, was created with the conviction that the live theatrical arts afford a unique expression of the human condition that must be sustained and nurtured. TDF’s twofold mission is to identify and provide support, including financial assistance, to theatrical works of artistic merit and to encourage and enable diverse audiences to attend live theatre and dance in all their venues.

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The Broadway League

The Broadway League is the national trade association for the Broadway industry. Our 700-plus members include theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, and general managers in North American cities, as well as suppliers of goods and services to the commercial theatre industry. Each year, League members bring Broadway to more than 30 million people in New York and more than 200 cities across the U.S. and Canada.

 

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New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

TDF and The Broadway League would like to thank The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs for their generous support of this project.