At Ford’s Theatre, we are committed to ensuring visitors of all abilities can experience the performances, exhibits, history and programs our site has to offer.

Elevators. You can access the lower-level museum and the balcony levels of the theatre via an elevator in our main lobby. You can access the Aftermath Exhibits and the back porch of the Petersen House via an elevator in the lobby of the Center for Education and Leadership.

Accessible Seating. You can purchase accessible seating for main stage performances in the rear orchestra and the balcony sections of the theatre online, by phone at (888) 616-0270 or in person at our Box Office.

Audio-Described. We offer scheduled audio-described performances for all of our main stage productions.

Captioned. We offer scheduled captioned performances for all of our main stage productions.

Sign-Interpreted. We offer scheduled sign-interpreted performances for all of our main stage productions.

Assisted Listening Devices. We offer assisted listening devices and large print programs for all mainstage performances on a first-come, first-served basis. Ask our friendly volunteer ushers for the device or a program when you enter the theatre.

If you have other questions or would like information about additional accommodations, please contact us at access@fords.org.

Accessibility

Accessible Performances

Ford’s Theatre offers audio-described, captioned and sign-interpreted performances.