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Accessibility Information

New Amsterdam Theatre • New York City

Accessible Seating and Related Information

Specially priced tickets are available for wheelchair users. Patrons who use a wheelchair are permitted to purchase one additional ticket for their companion. Wheelchair seating and companion seats are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis at the theatre box office, by calling 212-282-2900 or by emailing us here. Please be sure to inform the Box Office representative of your seating needs when purchasing tickets. This theatre has elevators to all levels.

  • Wheelchair Accessible Restroom: The New Amsterdam Theatre is equipped with one wheelchair accessible restroom on the Orchestra level (house left), as well as wide stalls in the male and female restrooms on the Mezzanine level. A separate wheelchair accessible restroom is also available on the mezzanine and balcony levels.
  • Seat Accessibility: There are designated wheelchair and companion seating in the rear of the Orchestra and Mezzanine sections. These locations are the ONLY ones that do not involve steps.
  • Services for Guests with Disabilities: Theatre representatives are available to meet patrons with disabilities in the lobby of the building to escort them to their seats.
  • Click here to view the New Amsterdam Theatre Accessibility Map.

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.

Assistive Listening

Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre. For guests with Tele Coil, T-Coil Loops are available.

Audio Description

On-demand pre-recorded audio description is available for every performance through devices available free of charge that can be checked out at a kiosk in the theatre’s main lobby. Please ask an Usher or House Manager for assistance. If planning for a Group, please contact us at 800-439-9000 to pre-reserve.

Closed Captions

On-demand closed captions are available for every performance through I-Caption devices, available free of charge, that can be checked out at a kiosk in the theatre’s main lobby. This fully automated system displays dialogue, lyrics and sound effects on a handheld display. Please ask an Usher or House Manager for assistance. If planning for a Group, please contact us at 800-439-9000 to pre-reserve.

Strobe Warning

Please be advised that strobe lights are used during the performance.

TDF Accessibility Programs

For theatregoers who are hard of hearing or deaf, low vision or blind, who cannot climb stairs or who require special seating accommodations or wheelchair locations, the Theater Development Fund obtains special seating according to need.

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