Opera Philadelphia

Accessibility

Opera Philadelphia is committed to providing enjoyable experiences to all patrons within its live, in-person, and digital offerings. If you have any questions that are not addressed on this page, or would like additional information, please contact Guest Services at 215.732.8400Guest Services is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.

  • Audio Description is available for both digital and in-person performances throughout Opera Philadelphia's season. See below for more information.
  • Wheelchair Accessibility is available throughout the Mann Center for the Performing Arts and Kimmel Cultural Campus (Academy of Music and Verizon Hall). Wheelchair accessible seats to performances may be purchased online or by calling Guest Services.
  • Assisted Listening Devices are available for performances at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts and Kimmel Cultural Campus on a first come, first served basis. Please inquire with House Management upon your arrival.
  • Supertitles & Closed Captioning is available at all in-person and digital offerings in Opera Philadelphia's season.
ACCESS Card

ACCESS Card

Opera Philadelphia is proud to join Art-Reach as an ACCESS Partner! You can now use Art-Reach’s ACCESS Card, which provides $2 tickets to those from a low-income household or household with disabilities. Attend any program during the 2021-2022 Season with your ACCESS Card.

Present your ACCESS Card and receive tickets for up to four people, at $2 each. Visitors must present their ACCESS Card along with a photo ID to receive the discount. Complete terms listed below. ACCESS Philly is a region-wide initiative led by Art-Reach. Sign up for an ACCESS Card here >>

To purchase tickets in advance using your ACCESS Card, click here or call Guest Services at 215.732.8400

Audio Description

Opera Philadelphia works with Nicole Sardella (audiodescriber.com) to provide Audio Description services at select live performances as well as digitally, on the Opera Philadelphia Channel.

Learn more about audio described performances >>

Audio Description

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Learn about accessibility within the Mann Center for the Performing Arts here >>

Kimmel Cultural Campus: Venue Information

Entrances

The Academy of Music is wheelchair accessible from the easy lobby entrance on Broad Street. An accessible entrance on the south side of the building also allows for direct entry to the main lobby. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is wheelchair accessible from both its east (Broad Street) and north (Spruce Street) entrances. Entrances are at sidewalk level (no steps). Ramps and/or level floors enter every level of Verizon Hall and Perelman Theater.

Elevators

Wheelchair-accessible elevators serve all levels of Verizon Hall and Perelman Theater, and are located on all lobby levels of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Wheelchair-accessible elevators access all levels of the Academy of Music.

Restrooms

ADA-compliant restrooms are available on all levels of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, accessible to patrons of both Verizon Hall and Perelman Theater, as well as all ancillary spaces. ADA-compliant restrooms are available on the Canteen level of the Academy of Music.

Parking

A limited number of ADA-compliant parking spaces are now available in the basement-level parking garage of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on a first-come, first-serve basis. Wheelchair-accessible elevators are available in the parking garage.

Learn more about accessibility within the Kimmel Cultural Campus here >>

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