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Accessibility Services

Yale Rep offers all of our patrons the most comprehensive accessibility services program in Connecticut. For more information or to provide feedback about your experience, contact Laura Kirk at 203.432.1522 or laura.kirk@yale.edu

Audio Description

Audio Description

Performances feature a live narration, via headset, of the play's action, sets, and costumes. The pre-performance description begins at 1:45PM, with live description beginning at 2PM. Audio description receivers and headsets are available in the theatre lobby at the concierge desk.

2018-19 Season

  • El Huracán - October 13, 2018, 2PM
  • The Prisoner - November 10, 2018, 2PM
  • Good Faith - February 16, 2019, 2PM
  • Twelfth Night - March 30, 2019, 2PM
  • Cadillac Crew - May 11, 2019, 2PM

 

Yale Repertory Theatre thanks the Eugene G. and Margaret M. Blackford Memorial Fund, Bank of America Co-Trustee, for its support of audio description services for our patrons.


Touch Tours

Touch Tours

Yale Repertory Theatre hosts free Touch Tours for patrons attending the Audio Described 2PM matinee performances. The Touch Tours are open to theatregoers who are blind or partially sighted and their companions. Tours last from 12:45 – 1:15PM at the play's venue. Patrons will be seated while members of the production team describe essential items (props and costume pieces) from the play. Patrons will have the opportunity to handle/feel the items discussed and ask questions.

2018-19 Season

  • El Huracán - October 13, 2018, 12:45PM
  • The Prisoner - November 10, 2018, 12:45PM
  • Good Faith - February 16, 2019, 12:45PM
  • Twelfth Night - March 30, 2019, 12:45PM
  • Cadillac Crew - May 11, 2019, 12:45PM

Open Captioning

Open Captioning

A digital display of the play's dialogue as it is spoken.

2018-19 Season

  • El Huracán - October 20, 2018, 2PM
  • The Prisoner - November 17, 2018, 2PM
  • Good Faith - February 23, 2019, 2PM
  • Twelfth Night - April 6, 2019, 2PM
  • Cadillac Crew - May 18, 2019, 2PM

Wheelchair Accesibility

Wheelchair and Accessible Entrances and Seating

Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street): elevator entrance on left side of building.

University Theatre (222 York Street): ramp and automatic door at front entrance.

Iseman Theater (1156 Chapel Street): ramp and automatic door at front entrance.

In order to purchase Wheelchair or Wheelchair Companion Seating online, login to our ticketing site, choose your performance and then select “Wheelchair” or “Wheelchair Companion” from the SELECT A SECTION drop down menu. If you experience any problems or have any questions, please call our box office to help guide you through your purchase at 203-432-1234.


Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive Listening Devices

Each of Yale Rep's performance spaces is equipped with an FM assistive listening system. Free listening devices, headsets, and neck loops are available in the theatre lobby at the concierge desk. 

Yale Repertory Theatre gratefully acknowledges the Carol L. Sirot Foundation for underwriting the assistive listening systems in our theatres.


Braille Programs

Braille Programs

Braille programs are available at the concierge desk in the theatre lobby.


Large Print

Large Print Programs

Large Print programs are available at the concierge desk in the theatre lobby.