You can have peace of mind while enjoying world-class entertainment with our barrier-free access available at Centenary Stage Company performances in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. For additional questions regarding Centenary Stage Company's Accessibility programs please contact the Box Office directly at (908) 979 - 0900.
The facilities at The Lackland Performing Arts Center includes ample doorways, convenient curb cuts, ramps, and automatic power doors for easy wheelchair and mobility device accessibility. There is convenient parking on a first-come, first-served basis for vehicles with handicapped placards and/or license plates. Accessible restrooms are located on the main lobby level, and there is elevator service to the upper level of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. CSC offers wheelchair-accessible and companion seating upon request.
Audio Described Performances
In Centenary Stage Company's outreach mission for Americans with Disabilities, CSC offers one audio described performance. One person is positioned in the lobby describing the performance as seen on a monitor located there. The signal is sent to audience members with special wireless headsets. Audio Described Performance is available the third Sunday of each Professional Equity Play in the series. Interested patrons should contact the CSC Administrative Office in advance to ensure equipment availability.
Assisted Listening Devices
Centenary Stage Company offers Listening Assisted devices for patrons who are hard of hearing. These devices allow patrons to adjust the volume of the performance and enjoy it at their own audio level. "Sensory sessions" are also offered in conjunction with audio described performances.
Large Print/Braille/Audio-Taped Programs
Centenary Stage Company offers Large Print programs, and with 3 - 4 weeks notice, can provide Braille programs and audio-taped program notes.
Centenary Stage Company's Autism-Friendly Relaxed Performances allow families with children on the autism spectrum or with other sensory sensitivities to enjoy high-quality live entertainment in a safe, welcoming, sensory-friendly environment. Autism-friendly relaxed performances may include lighting and sound levels that are modulated to reduce anxiety and stress, a judgement-free environment, with a relaxed attitude toward noise and moving around during the show, a separate break area with soft seating, fidget toys, and activities, ushers and volunteers who have been specifically trained to assist you, among other features.