The Geffen Playhouse is committed to providing access to all patrons for season productions. In the Gil Cates Theater, available accessible seats and companion locations are listed for sale at each price level for each performance. If you are unable to locate a seat that meets your needs based on the information on the seating chart, please call the customer service line at 310.208.2028 to speak with a representative who may be able to further assist with your purchase. Seating varies in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse and it is also recommended that you contact the customer service line should seating in your desired section not be available online for this venue.
FOR PATRONS WHO ARE DEAF OR HAVE HEARING LOSS
ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES
Assistive listening devices (ALDs) amplify sound. Infrared assistive listening systems are installed in all theaters and headsets may be used at any seat. Headsets with neck induction loops are available for patrons who use hearing aids and cochlear implants with a "T" switch. Ask your audiologist whether your hearing aid or cochlear implant has a "T" switch and how to use it with an assistive listening headset. Headsets are distributed free-of-charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
OPEN CAPTIONED PERFORMANCES -
Open captioning is a service for people who are deaf or hard hearing. An LED sign will display the text of the live production in sync with the performance. Partial support for open captioning provided by Theatre Development Fund.
ASL INTERPRETED PERFORMANCES -
An ASL interpreter will be present in the house left portion of the orchestra (closest to seats B 1, 3, 5 and 7) during the performances listed below.
To access specifically held seats and unlock tickets for open captioned or ASL interpreted performances, use promo code ACCESS1920. Call 310.208.2028 should you require additional information.
FOR PATRONS WHO ARE BLIND OR HAVE LOW VISION
AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES -
At the audio-described performance listed below, patrons who are blind or low-vision may listen to an audio describer give live, verbal descriptions of actions, costumes, scenery, and other visual elements of the production. Patrons who wish to listen to the audio description can pick up a listening device from the concierge desk in the lobby.
Large Print Programs can be picked up upon request at the Concierge Desk.
To access specifically held seats and unlock tickets for audio described performances, use promo code AUDIO1920. Call 310.208.2028 should you require additional information.
Both theaters have wheelchair- and scooter-accessible locations where patrons can remain in their wheelchairs or transfer to theater seats. Patrons who cannot or do not wish to transfer from their wheelchairs to a theater seat should request wheelchair-accessible locations when ordering tickets. Seats with removable armrests are available in the Cates Theater.
Wheelchair-accessible seating may be purchased by phone, in person, and online.
For personal assistance selecting accessible seats or for more information about accessibility for a person with a disability, please contact: Audience Services at 310.208.2028 (12 - 6 pm, daily).