ACCESSIBILTY

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Our performance location at the Hazlett Theater provides access for patrons using wheelchairs or walkers. Entrance ramps to the theater and wider stalls with assistive bars in our mens’ and ladies’ restrooms in our lobby allow people easy access. Designated parking spaces are located outside of our main entrance. There is integrated seating for patrons in wheelchairs. Please inform the Prime Stage Box Office 412.608.2262 when ordering tickets


PRIME STAGE AUDIO DESCRIPTION PERFORMANCE

On the 2nd Friday performance of each production, Prime Stage provides Audio Description for those who are blind or visually impaired. During these performances, all action and physical appearances will be described live through a headset. This is available for student matinees when requested in advance.

Nathan Ruggles of Audio Describe Pittsburgh - www.AudioDescribePGH.org

Equipment is made available to the community thanks to the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and through a grant from the Allegheny Regional Asset District.


PRIME STAGE INTERPRETED PERFORMANCE

On the 2nd Saturday performance of each production, Prime Stage provides communication access for the deaf, hard of hearing and hearing individuals through interpreters. The interpreters are provided by the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc. This is available for student matinees when requested in advance


PRIME STAGE SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE

Prime Stage designs selected performances each season to be accessible to those adolescents, young adults, adults and individuals on the autism spectrum, others with sensory sensitivities, and their families.

Curious about what to expect when attending one of our sensory friendly performances? This video will tell you all you need to know!

Slippery Rock University Videos:

Shulamit Bastacky Interview with Prime Stage Theatre Intro

Sensory-Friendly Productions

Partners

Slippery Rock University
Autism Speaks
New Hazlett Theater
TDF - Theatre Development Fund

Sponsors

Allegheny Health Network
Jack Buncher Foundation
The Fine Foundation
Giant Eagle
Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust