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Accessibility

Pittsburgh CLO welcomes all audience members and strives to make everyone’s visit as comfortable and accessible as possible. Please read below for specific information on accessibility at the Benedum Center, Byham Theater and CLO Cabaret.

Benedum Center

   Patrons who are physically challenged:

  • Wheelchairs are available for transition from the entrance to your seat location.
  • Wheelchair locations are available on the Main Floor only.
  • Wheelchair locations are available for purchase by phone, at the box office or online.  When purchasing by phone or at the box office, please notify the ticket service representative at the time of purchase that a wheelchair location is required. This will help us ensure that the fixed seat will be removed prior to your arrival at the theater.
  • Rest rooms with accessible features are located in the Grand Lobby.
  • Water cups are available in accessible rest rooms or at any bar location.
  • Elevator in the Grand Lobby serves all levels of the Benedum Center.
  • Doormen and ushers are available for assistance.

 

     Patrons who are blind or have low vision:

  • Guide dogs gladly accommodated.  Please inquire when buying tickets.
  • Large print programs are available - please visit Guest Services.
  • Braille programs are available - please visit Guest Services.
  • Audio Description - A trained describer details the action, set, props and costumes seen on stage for the benefit of audience members, interpreting visual elements that may be important to someone who cannot see them. The describer begins pre-show notes 15-20 minutes prior to curtain. Patrons can pick up a wireless headset from Guest Services in the Grand Lobby near the elevator.*

Singin' in the Rain    Saturday, June 7 at 2:00 pm
Legally Blonde The Musical    Saturday, June 21 at 2:00 pm
Footloose    Saturday, June 28 at 2:00 pm
Evita    Saturday, July 12 at 2:00 pm
CATS    Saturday, July 26 at 2:00 pm
Monty Python's Spamalot    Saturday, August 2 at 2:00 pm

 

     Patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing:

  • Infrared assistive listening devices are available free of charge for patrons who desire amplification of the performances.* Neck loops are available. Please visit Guest Services in the Grand Lobby near the elevator.
  • Closed Captioning is available on the final Sunday matinee for many of Pittsburgh CLO's Summer Season productions - dates and times for the 2014 Summer Season TBA. Dialogue and song lyrics are broadcast by an operator in real time to handheld devices.* These devices are available at Guest Services in the Grand Lobby near the elevator.

Singin' in the Rain    Sunday, June 8 at 2:00 pm
Legally Blonde The Musical    Sunday, June 22 at 2:00 pm
Footloose    Sunday, June 29 at 2:00 pm
Evita    Sunday, July 13 at 2:00 pm
CATS    Sunday, July 27 at 2:00 pm
Monty Python's Spamalot    Sunday, August 3 at 2:00 pm
 

*All assistive devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To check out a device, patrons must leave a drivers license, state identification card or major credit card with the Guest Services staff.

 

Byham Theater

   

  • Wheelchairs are available for transition from the entrance to your seat location.
  • Wheelchair locations are available on the Main Floor only.
  • Wheelchair locations are available for purchase by phone, at the box office or online. When purchasing by phone or at the box office, please notify the ticket service representative at the time of purchase that a wheelchair location is required. This will help us ensure that the fixed seat will be removed prior to your arrival at the theater.
  • Rest room facilities for physically challenged patrons are located in the lobby and on the lower level. An accessible family rest room is located at each level for patrons requiring the assistance of a companion.
  • Water cups are available at the bar location or in the family rest rooms.
  • Elevator in lobby serves the lower level and the back of the balcony.
  • Doormen and ushers are available for assistance.
  • Guide dogs gladly accommodated. Please inquire when buying tickets.
  • Infrared assistive listening devices are available free of charge in the lobby for patrons who desire amplification of the performances. Neck loops are available.  Please visit Guest Services at the top of the ramp.*
  • Audio Description - A trained describer details the action, set, props and costumes seen on stage for the benefit of audience members, interpreting visual elements that may be important to someone who cannot see them. The describer begins pre-show notes approximately 15 minutes prior to curtain. Please stop by Guest Services at the top of the ramp to pick up a wireless headset.*
  • Closed Captioning - Dialogue and song lyrics are broadcast by an operator in real time to handheld devices.* These devices are available at Guest Services at the top of the ramp.

*All assistive devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To check out a device, patrons must leave a drivers license, state identification card or major credit card with the Guest Services staff. 

 

CLO Cabaret

   

  • Wheelchairs are available for transition from the entrance to your seat location.
  • Wheelchair locations are available.
  • Wheelchair locations are available for purchase by phone, at the box office or online. When purchasing by phone or at the box office, please notify the ticket service representative at the time of purchase that a wheelchair location is required.
  • All CLO Cabaret facilities are located at street level.
  • Rest rooms with accessible features are located in the entrance corridor to the Cabaret.
  • Guide dogs gladly accommodated. Please inquire when buying tickets.
  • Water cups are available at the bar location.
  • Doormen and ushers are available for assistance.
  • Infrared assistive listening devices are available free of charge for patrons who desire amplification of the performances. Please check with an usher upon arrival. Assistive listening devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis.