- 24 Wizard of Oz
The Young Auditorium strives to make our facility accessible and inviting to all of our patrons. A variety of services are offered to compliment the theater experience. Please alert our staff to any requests for handicapped access or other services. If you require any of the services listed below, please contact Ticket Services, 262-472-2222, or Michael Morrissey, Audience Services Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-472-1487.
The Young Auditorium offers free parking for all patrons. Parking is available in Lot #1 and Lot #2. The entrance to Lot #1 is the first right turn on N. Prince Street from Main Street. The Entrace to Lot #2 is the third right turn on N. Price Street from Main Street.
Both lots offer wheelchair accessible parking spaces. Lot #2 is closest to the front doors of Young Auditorium.
Patron Drop Off
Two circular drop-off zones accessible from etiher Lot #1 or Lot #2 allow patrons to drop off individuals who need assistance in accessing the building. Both are about thirty feet from the main entrance of Young Auditorium. The areas are only for short term unloading of passengers and no parking is allowed. Ushers are posted within the doors to assist patrons beginning one hour before every performance.
Signed interpretation (pending availability of interpreters) is available for only one performance of each show upon request. Please make your request at least three weeks ahead of time to check on the availability. Horizon Matinee Series performances can also be provided with a sign language interpreter. Schools should contact the Horizons Education and Outreach Coordinator four weeks before the performance date to request an interpreter.
Productions of foreign language performances (usually Opera) are provided with English language captioning devices.
The Young Auditorium was constructed to offer easily accessible, prime seats to patrons who require wheelchairs. In order to ensure that your seat is prepared ahead of time, please alert the ticket office of your request when purchasing tickets. We have available: 48 wheelchair accessible seats, 8 special needs seats, 8 visually impaired seats. These seats are reserved until all other seats in a section have been purchased.
The Young Auditorium has house wheelchairs available for patrons. To request a wheelchair contact the Audience Services Manager (262-472-1487), or ask an auditorium staff member in the lobby when you arrive.
An elevator to the Fern Young Terrace and Balcony Seating is located in the middle of the lobby.
Each level of the Young Auditorium is equipped with ADA approved accessible restroom facilities and water fountains.
Students who utilize wheelchairs can access the Young Auditorium via the Carter Pedestrian Mall. The mall connects the University Center and residency halls onto the front entrance of the Young Auditorium. For students who live off campus check with Adapted Van Transportation Center at (262) 472-4712 to make travel arrangements. For other questions regarding assistance for students on campus please contact the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) at (262) 472-4712.
We have hearing assistance devices available in several styles, to better aid our patrons. Sets can be picked up at our welcome and information area in the middle of the lobby.
Braille and large print programs are available if requested three weeks before a performance.Young Auditorium staff and our friendly volunteer ushers are trained to assist patrons. If you need any help in reaching your seat, please ask for assistance from staff members (silver nametags) or ushers (dressed in black and white).
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