We strive to make our state of the art theaters fully accessible for people with disabilities.
Ticketing: Persons with Disabilities can purchase discounted single tickets for $12. Special pricing may apply to select festivals, events, and 3-D films.
Accessible Entrances: Completely wheelchair accessible theaters (Walter Reade Theater, Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Francesca Beale Theater, Howard Gilman Theater, and Amphitheater), restrooms, and gallery spaces adjacent to the theaters. An elevator from 65th street to the plaza level is located directly next to the Walter Reade Theater. Automatic door on 65th Street available.
Accessible Seating: Accessible seating locations are available; seating needs to be removed in advance to accommodate wheelchair users. Patrons who use wheelchairs may, but are not required to, reserve seating in advance. Please call the Director of Theater Operations at 212.875.5205, the box office at 212.875.5601, or House Manager at 212.875.5606.
Assistive Listening System: Both the Phonic FM and the Sennheiser infra-red systems with headsets and neck loops available at all three theaters.
Open Captioning: Many subtitled foreign language films.
Closed Captioning*: For select films, personal closed caption display is available through a Closed Caption Receiver, with a “Gooseneck” cupholder caption box or Closed Caption Headset receivers, glasses with captions that receives via Infrared. Patrons may select one of up to six caption languages delivered with the movie.
Audio Description*: Available via two-channel over the head headset, assistive listening for audio description for selected films. Look for AD symbol to denote audio description available.
For further questions, please contact:
*Currently available in the Francesca Beale Theater. Closed Captioning available in the Walter Reade Theater. Audio description in the Walter Reade and closed captioning and audio description available in the Howard Gilman Theater as of 7/1/16.