You can have peace of mind while enjoying world-class entertainment with our barrier-free access available at every McCarter performance:
Ample doorways, convenient curb cuts, ramps, and automatic power doors
for easy wheelchair and mobility device accessibility
Convenient parking on a first-come, first-served basis for vehicles with
handicapped placards and/or license plates
Accessible restrooms located on the main lobby level
Elevator service to the upper level of the Berlind Theatre
Wheelchair-accessible and companion seating upon request
Assistive listening devices which allow you to adjust the volume of the performance and enjoy it at your own level
Braille and large print programs are available for all Theater Series performances upon request
On select dates during each of our Theater Series productions (please see left hand column), we offer a variety of community services for an
ALL-INCLUSIVE REDUCED PRICE OF $25 PER TICKET.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION (ASL)
A team of professionally certified ASL interpreters provide a sign language-interpreted performance, in addition to a pre-show overview and introduction to the play.
Sensory Seminars are held 90 minutes before each Audio Described/ASL interpreted performance, allowing patrons the opportunity to walk through the set, touch set pieces, feel costume textures, and handle key props. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Email Access Coordinator Janet Dickson at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
AUDIO DESCRIPTION (AD)
We have installed brand new assistive listening equipment in both our theaters. Both stages are now outfitted with dedicated microphones allowing patrons to gain a clear interpretation of the action taking place on stage when you reserve a pocket-sized FM radio.
Patrons who already wear a T-coil equipped hearing device can sync their earpiece to the receiver to improve sound quality.
If you are utilizing listening-assistance when you visit McCarter, please let us know about your experience. See a Front of House manager or email email@example.com to share your thoughts. We are all ears!
OPEN CAPTIONING (OC)
Spoken dialogue scrolls across a digital screen as the action occurs on stage. The caption unit is visible to the entire audience but is located in an unobtrusive position near the stage.
RELAXED PEFORMANCES (RP)
A relaxed performance is one that has been adapted to provide a relaxed and safe environment for individuals with autism, learning differences, or other sensory and communication needs so that they and their families may enjoy live theater together. The quality of the production still aligns with McCarter's high artistic standards, but small adjustments are made to certain technical elements (such as sound and light cues). In addition, at a relaxed performance, professional staff members from our partner organizations are on hand to assist parents and caregivers, a family restroom is available, and there are be designated activity and relaxation areas in the lobby. Click here to learn more.