Richard Rodgers Theatre accessibility

Getting into the Venue

Access to Richard Rodgers Theatre is step-free from street level into the main lobby. Upon arrival, theater representatives can meet patrons and escort them to their seats.

Wheelchair and transfer seats are located in the Orchestra, which is step-free from rows A-H. The majority of accessible and companion seating, including six wheelchair spaces, can be found here.

A further four transfer seats are located in Orchestra rows L and M, although patrons should note that these are not step-free; there are usually two steps up and down to reach these seats.

There are no elevators or escalators at this venue.

Customer Assistance

Patrons requiring assistance to reach their seats can contact the theater ahead of time to arrange for a representative to meet them in the main lobby. A wheelchair accessible unisex restroom is available in the main lobby, at street level. Other restrooms are located on the ground floor of the theatre and cannot accommodate wheelchairs.

A cloakroom is available during the winter months for all guests, although large bags and luggage cannot be checked.

How to Book

For those who require special assistance or wish to buy access tickets such as wheelchair spaces, it is important to book in advance and notify the theater of any special requirements.

Tickets for all accessible seating can be booked online, but for further information and assistance please call 212-221-1211 or email help@broadwaydirect.com.

Section accessibility

Orchestra

The Richard Rodgers Theatre Orchestra is step-free for all patrons from rows CC-H and can be reached easily from the main lobby. Six wheelchair spaces for each performance are all located across row H in the Left and Right Orchestra, whilst ten step-free aisle transfer seats are spread across rows A, C, D, E and F.

From row L, the Orchestra is set out stadium-style with steps up to each row. Four transfer seats are located in this section - L1, L2, M1 and M2. These are at the very bottom of the stepped section, so patrons shouldn’t have too much difficulty reaching their seats. Representatives at the theater are also on-hand to help.

Front Mezzanine

The Front Mezzanine is located up one flight of stairs from the Orchestra and step-free lobby, with a handrail available on every other row when stepping down to seats.

The section does not offer any designated wheelchair or transfer seats, and due to the steep stairs is not advised for patrons with limited mobility.

Rear Mezzanine

The Rear Mezzanine is located up one flight of stairs from the Orchestra and step-free lobby, with a handrail available on every other row when stepping up to seats.

The section does not offer any designated wheelchair or transfer seats, and due to the steep stairs is not advised for patrons with limited mobility.