Egyptian Theatre

Phone Number: (815) 758-1215
Parking & Transportation:

There is a free parking lot operated by the City of DeKalb directly across the street from the theatre. There are three additional city parking lots within a one block radius of the theatre. In addition there is also parking on most streets surrounding the theatre. All parking lots and street parking in Downtown DeKalb is FREE! The sidewalk underneath the marquee may also be used for drop-off and pick-up. Routes 16 and 17 provide bus access to Downtown DeKalb with stops one block from the Egyptian Theatre.

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
Lighting Safety Warnings Yes, the venue always posts warnings about unsafe lighting
Is There A Designated Accessible Seating Area? Yes, there's an accessible seating area
Accessible Seating Area Details

Dedicated seating and support services.

Balcony Details:

Due to the historic nature of the Egyptian Theatre, built in 1929, there is no elevator to the mezzanine or balcony.

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

Movable single chairs.

Accommodations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patrons:

ASL interpreter upon request, assisted listening devices.

Restrooms – Other/Details:

Yes, there are accessible restrooms.

Additional Comments:

Warnings about lighting are posted on theatre entrance and aisle doors.

Limited backstage accessibility.

No designated quiet/sensory safe space.

Wheeled mobility devices with less than 3 wheels and devices that cannot maintain stability and balance when stopped, powered off, or unoccupied are not permitted.

Staff is trained on accessibility and ableism.

This Information Is Current As Of: April 2021
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