The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is committed to creating an environment that is accessible to everyone. We believe that theatre should be shared by all people, regardless of physical disability. We always welcome feedback from our audience. Please send us any comments about our access services to [email protected]. Thank you for your interest in The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey!


The Main Stage: F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre

The 308-seat F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre is barrier-free and fully accessible to persons with disabilities, in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. To request a special accommodation, please phone the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or call the TTY phone at


Infra-red Listening System

For patrons who have a hearing impairment, light, comfortable headsets are available free of charge at the Concessions Kiosk, located in the lobby.

Audio-Described Performances

For patrons who are blind or have a visual impairment, the theatre offers several audio- described performances each season.

terpreted Performances

For patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing, the theatre may offer sign-interpreted performances of various productions. Please contact the Box Office for information.


Large-Print and Braille Programs

are available free of charge by request at the box office window.


Braille Signage
appears throughout the building wherever public signs are posted.


Wheelchair Seating

is available in both the orchestra and the balcony. Please call ahead to reserve.

                  Wheelchair-Accessible Elevator

                  is available to and from all three levels of the theatre.

                  Control Room Lift

                  makes the control room fully accessible for technicians employed at the theatre.

                  Front Entrance Ramp

                  allows for wheelchair entrance accessibility

                  Stage lift

                  transports actors who are unable to use the stairs from the

                  dressing room to the stage and back


The Outdoor Stage: The Greek Theatre

Large-Print and Braille Programs

are available free of charge by request at the Box Office table.


Wheelchair Seating and a Wheelchair-Accessible Rest Room are available



Shakespeare LIVE! : The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's
Educational Touring Company

terpreted Performances
of select Shakespeare LIVE! tours are now available. Call 973-408-3980 for details.