Baltimore Center Stage: Accessibility

Accessibility


Accessibility

Baltimore Center Stage is welcoming and accessible to all patrons and is fully ADA-compliant. We offer a variety of services for patrons who request audio, visual, mobility , and sensory accommodations.

If you have a need that isn’t addressed below, please call us at 410.332.0033 (Maryland Relay 711 or VER) or email us at access@centerstage.org.

Mobility

Wheelchair & Mobility Access

All of our performance spaces are fully accessible for patrons with mobility needs. A wheelchair is available for use upon request. Our main entrance has a gently sloping ramp that provides access to our lobby. To purchase a mobility or companion seats, choose the performance you wish to attend and on the Select Your Seat map, look for seats with a note marked wheelchair.

Blind/Low Vision

Audio Description

For patrons with visual impairments, we offer Audio Description, which provides an objective description of the non-verbal action on stage. Headsets are available from the Box Office at no charge with a photo ID. 

We have scheduled Audio Description for select performances of all our Main Stage shows. We can also provide Audio Description services for any performance if given at least seven days advance notice. Contact the Box Office to make a request.

TOUCH TOURS

Preceding the regular Audio Described performance, Touch Tours will be offered.  Touch Tours are tactile tours that allow patrons to touch costume pieces, sets, and/or props used in the show as well as conversation with Production, Artistic, and/or Dramaturgy. These tours are open to everyone.

Large Print Programs

Large print programs are available at no extra change for Mainstage performances at the Box Office.

Braille Programs

Braille programs are available at no charge for Mainstage performances at the Box Office.

Deaf/Hearing Loss

Assistive Listening

We offer personalized Assistive Listening devices that amplify and clarify sound with built in t-coil technology.  Devices are available for any performance, and can be checked out at the Box Office at no cost with a photo ID.

Maryland Relay Service

We are happy to accept Maryland Relay Service calls and VER through our Box Office (410.332.0033) and Administrative Offices (410.986.4000).

closed Captioning

We offer personalized handheld devices display the text of the play in real time. You can check out a Closed Captioning device at the Box Office before your performance. Devices are available at no charge with a photo ID.

We can accommodate requests for Closed Captioning at any time.

First Chair ASL Interpreted Performance

We offer a sign interpreted performance for each of our Mainstage plays. Please email access@centerstage.org if you have any questions.

ASL performances will take place on the final Friday of each play.


Personal Care Assistant

PCA PASS

For any guest who requires a paid Personal Care Assistant (PCA) and purchases a ticket, Baltimore Center Stage will provide a PCA Pass at no charge. Any guest with a disability who requires a PCA and will buy or has bought tickets should call the Box Office at 410.332.0033. PCA passes will be held at the Box Office for pick up the day of your performance. The PCA Pass will enable the PCA to enter the theater and sit with the guest during the performance or event. If there is not a seat nearby, the Box Office will sit them as close as possible.