Bergen Performing Arts Center

Phone Number: 201-227-1030
Parking & Transportation:

There are two accessible parking spots on the street on the same side as the theatre, unfortunately they aren’t just reserved for the theatre so sometimes it’s difficult to claim them.

Jump the Line: Unsure if disabled patrons are allowed in first
Stairs: No, it's all flat to get inside and to the show space
Stairs – Other/Details:

Leading to the orchestra, there are no stairs whatsoever. However, the matinee and balcony do not have an elevator and are only accessible by stairs at this time - so those who cannot walk up stairs must sit in the orchestra. If you accidentally purchase an upstairs ticket, speak to a house manager upon arrival and they will help you find an accessible floor seat.

Lighting Safety Warnings Sometimes the venue posts warnings about unsafe lighting (or only if posted specifically by a band playing there)
Is There A Designated Accessible Seating Area? Yes, there's an accessible seating area
Accessible Seating Area Details

There are two total spots for wheelchairs in the last row of the theatre (Row DD) on either the right or left (one on each side). It is an open space where you can sit in the wheelchair and there is a companion seat beside it. There are also limited mobility seats on both the right and left in rows E, P, and Z - the sides of the aisle seat flip up so that you can easily transfer into the seat. It is a small theatre so the view is still great from any of those seats despite them being towards the side of the theatre.

Balcony Details:

Unfortunately the mezzanine and balcony are not accessible - there is no elevator and you can only get there by the stairs.

Seating: Yes, there's seating available for those who need it
Seating-Other/Details:

Yes, this is the limited mobility seating in rows E, P and Z

Accommodations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patrons:

Yes, there are hearing devices available for Deaf/HOH folks. Ask an usher or house manager. Sign interpretation is available upon request at least 2 weeks in advance of the show. See page linked above for more info on who to contact. You may also contact the venue ahead of time to reserve hearing devices. Open captioning is available for select shows as well as audio description.

Restrooms: Yes, there's an accessible stall in the men's/women's restrooms
This Information Is Current As Of: August 2019
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