Seating & Accessibility
Whether you’re in the magnificent 360-seat F. Otto Haas Stage, the intimate 175-seat Arcadia Stage, or Bob and Selma Horan Studio Theatre at the Hamilton Family Arts Center our flexible theatres – transformed with each production – always make you feel at home and involved in the action.
The Arden facility is fully accessible to all persons with disabilities. Should you require assistance with any special needs, we encourage you to call the Box Office at 215.922.1122 as far in advance as possible so that we can make the proper arrangements.
Check back often for the dates for accessibility performances for the 2018/19 season.
For patrons in a wheelchair or with limited mobility
Our two-theatre complex at 40 N. 2nd Street is equipped with a ramp on Filbert Street. An elevator provides easy access to the Arcadia Stage and the second floor lobby. Both the Arcadia Stage and the F. Otto Haas Stage provide first row wheelchair seating. Bathrooms and water fountains are also wheelchair accessible.
The Hamilton Family Arts Center, home to the Bob and Selma Horan Studio Theatre, is also equipped with a ramp leading to the front entrance. The elevator provides easy access to the second floor theatre. There are bathrooms and drinking fountains on both levels.
So we can best meet your seating needs, we encourage you to plan your Arden visit early. Please call the Box Office at 215.922.1122 so we can assist you with purchasing wheelchair accessible seating.
For patrons who are deaf or hearing impaired
Both theatres are equipped with assisted-listening systems. The house manager on duty will provide you with a headset in exchange for a driver’s license or other form of identification, which will be returned to you at the end of the performance.
Please call the Box Office at 215.922.1122 for upcoming Captioned performance dates.
Captioning equipment is limited; please call the Box Office at 215.922.1122 to ensure availability.
ASL interpretation is available at select Arden Children’s Theatre performances. To ensure the best view of our interpreters, please indicate that you will be utilizing these services when purchasing your tickets at the box office.
For patrons who are blind or vision impaired
Both theatres provide front-of-house seating for patrons with vision impairments, and large-print programs are available from the house manager on duty.
We offer Audio Description at select Mainstage performances. Please call the Box Office at 215.922.1122 to ensure availability.