Accessibility

Steep Theatre is committed to making our home and our work as accessible as possible to as many people as possible. If there's a barrier preventing you from attending a Steep performance, or if there's something we can do to make our work easier for you to enjoy, please let us know. Accessibility is an ongoing process, and we appreciate you joining us on this journey.

Lisa Troi Thomas
Access Coordinator
access@steeptheatre.com

Accessible Performances - Season 19

Saturday performances are at 8:00pm
Sunday performances are at 3:00pm

Mosquitoes
Audio Description - Saturday October 19th, 2019
Open Captioning - Saturday October 26th and Sunday October 27th, 2019

The Leopard Play
Audio Description - Saturday February 15th, 2020
Open Captioning - Saturday February 22nd and Sunday February 23rd, 2020

Ironbound
Audio Description - Saturday May 16th, 2020
Open Captioning - Saturday May 9th and Sunday May 10th, 2020

TBA
Audio Description - Saturday August 8th, 2020
Open Captioning - Saturday August 1st and Sunday August 2nd, 2020

These dates are subject to change. To be added to our email list for updates about accessible performances, please email access@steeptheatre.com. 

Services for people with mobility disabilities

  • Our entire venue, including the lobby, theatre, and restrooms are at street level.

  • All of our restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

  • Wheelchair seating is available.

  • Seats that don't require climbing stairs are available.

Services for people who are blind or have low vision

  • Each production includes an audio described performance. Audio description is a verbal commentary that tells visually impaired theatre-goers what is happening on the stage during the parts of the performance where there is no dialogue. The audio description is accessible using a wireless headset.

  • Touch tours and artistic conversations are offered before audio described performances.

  • Large print programs are available upon request.

  • A digital program is available on each show’s website and is formatted to be compatible with screen readers.

  • Dedicated curb-to-seat assistance is available on request.

Services for people who are deaf

  • Each production includes an open captioned performance. Open Captioning is a text display of all of the words and sounds heard during a production. The text is displayed on a screen near the stage.

Buying tickets and requesting services

When purchasing tickets for an accessible performance, please indicate that you are interested in the service that's being offered -- that will allow us to give you the best possible seats and assistance. Tickets for audio described performances are available for $10. Use the code TOUCH when purchasing tickets online.
In person: 1115 W Berwyn
Phone: 773-649-3186
E-mail: access@steeptheatre.com