Lyric Theatre accessibility

Getting into the Venue

The Lyric Theatre has entrances on 42nd and 43rd Street, with step-free access via 42nd Street. From the entrance, patrons can use an elevator to access the Orchestra and Dress Circle.

Accessible seating is located in row J of the Orchestra, and row M at the rear of the Dress Circle. Companion seats may also be available to purchase alongside these spaces.

Customer Assistance

Both entrances to the Lyric Theatre have Box Offices, with an accessible counter at each.

A wheelchair accessible unisex restroom is available in the Dress Circle lobby.

The Lyric Theatre operates an Ordertorium app, which can be used for at-seat drinks and refreshment service. Although theater representatives may be on hand to assist patrons in this and other services, it is advisable to bring a companion where possible.

How to Book

For those who require special assistance or wish to book wheelchair spaces, it is important to book in advance and notify the theater of any special requirements. For further information, ticket bookings and assistance please call 212-556-4700.

Section accessibility

Orchestra

The Orchestra is completely step-free for all patrons, and those with limited mobility or using wheelchairs can use the accessible entrance on 42nd Street to reach their seats.

Accessible seating is across row J of the Left and Right Orchestra, with companion seats also available to book.

Dress Circle

The Dress Circle is one level above the ground floor Orchestra, although patrons can use the elevator to reach seats in the section. Once in the Dress Circle, there are a further one or two steps down to each row, with handrails available. Accessible seating is located at the back of the section, step-free. Companion seats are also available to purchase.

Balcony

The Lyric Theatre Balcony is on the top level of seating, two floors up from the Orchestra. Patrons are able to get an elevator as far as the Dress Circle and walk upstairs to the Balcony. Once in the section, there are one or two steps per row, with handrails available.

The Balcony has no accessible seating so may not be suitable for patrons with very limited mobility.