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 call Guest Services at 215.732.8400Guest Services is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.

  • Wheelchair Accessibility is available throughout the Mann Center for the Performing Arts and Kimmel Cultural Campus (Academy of Music, Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater). Accessible seats to performances at the Academy of Music may be purchased online. You may also call the Box Office at 215.893.1999 for location and availability at specific venues and events.
  • 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.

Audio Description

Opera Philadelphia partners with Art-Reach, Inc. and Nicole Sardella to provide Audio Description services at select in-person performances as well as digitally, on the Opera Philadelphia Channel.

Learn more about audio described performances >>

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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