Accessible Seating For Your Convenience
The Gershwin Theatre
Accessible seating is available. Wheelchair Accessible Restroom The Gershwin is equipped with one wheelchair accessible restroom on the theatre’s second floor, as well as wide stalls in the male and female restrooms of the fourth floor. These floors can be accessed via a main lobby elevator that is strictly designated for guests with disabilities. Seat Accessibility There are designated wheelchair and companion seats in the rear of the orchestra section on the third floor. These locations are the ONLY ones that do not involve steps. The third floor is accessible via the main lobby elevator that is designated for guests with disabilities. Services for Patrons with Disabilities Theatre representatives are available to meet patrons with disabilities in the lobby of the building to escort them to designated wheelchair accessible areas via elevators or escalators. The main orchestra level of the theater is not accessible by elevators and escalators. Policy on Guide Dogs and Service Animals Although animals are not permitted in the theatre, an exception is made for guide dogs and service animals. Please inform your ticket sales representative if any accommodations are required. Assisted Listening Devices Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre, free of charge. A photo identification is required as a deposit. For patrons with a telecoil, this theatre is equipped with an induction loop. Please set your device to the "t" setting. Audio Described/Captioned/Signed Performances The Gershwin provides “Audio Description For Our Patrons Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted,” a detailed account of the visual aspects of the production. The theatre also offers “I-Caption" hand-held devices that provide captioning for deaf or hard of hearing patrons. Performances are not presented in sign- language.