Patrons in all seat locations may listen via lightweight infrared earphone sets which amplify the production. A limited number of sets are available for all performances at no charge and without prior reservation.
Equipment may be obtained from an usher in exchange for an approved ID card.
Select performances are narrated by volunteers from The Metropolitan Washington Ear. Patrons can listen via lightweight earphone sets. You will hear detailed descriptions of sets, lighting, costumes, body language, and actions on stage. A limited number of seats are available at no charge and without prior reservation. Equipment may be obtained from an usher in exchange for an approved ID card.
Below, please find the available American Sign Language performance dates:
If/Then: Sunday, December 1, 2:00 PM
American Idiot: Sunday, February 23, 2:00 PM
Mamma Mia!: Sunday, March 9, 2:00 PM
West Side Story: Sunday, June 8, 2:00 PM
Select performances are signed in American Sign Language (ASL). Below, please find the available ASL performance dates:
If/Then: Saturday, November 30, 2:00 PM
American Idiot: Saturday, February 22, 2:00 PM
Mamma Mia!: Saturday, March 8, 2:00 PM
West Side Story: Saturday, June 7, 2:00 PM
Wheelchair users can be accommodated in all sections of the theatre.
Individuals who contact The National Theatre regarding the purchase of tickets for wheelchair accessible and/or companion seats for reasons relating to a disability will be informed of all available such seating that has not been sold at that time and will be given preference for such tickets. Tickets for wheelchair accessible and/or companion seating will not be sold to any person, except a person requesting such seats for reasons relating to a disability, until all seats in that ticket category have been sold.
For accessible seating, please call 800-514-3849 (ETIX).
Wheelchair accessible rest rooms are located on the third and fourth floors of the theater. An elevator is available off the main lobby. A wheelchair accessible phone is located off the main lobby.
The National Theatre has one public elevator, located to the right of the Main Entrance. This elevator provides access to all levels and is staffed by an attendant for all public performances.