City Theatre is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all patrons. Please identify any special seating needs to our Box Office staff when reserving your tickets in advance by calling at 412.431.CITY (2489).


logoCity Theatre is designed for wheelchair access. The main lobby entrance is ramped, and restrooms are accessible on the first floor. Performances in the second-floor Mainstage Theatre are accessible via elevator. Performances in the Lester Hamburg Studio Theatre are accessible via a level concrete walkway. Companion seating is available upon advance request.

A courtesy wheelchair is available on a first-come/first-serve basis by request with the House Management staff.


Select performances of most City Theatre productions feature Audio Descriptions for those who are blind or visually impaired and Open Captioning for those who are deaf or hearing-impaired. During these performances, all dialogue and sound effects will be presented in real-time on a three-foot-long LED screen that is adjacent to the stage and all action and physical appearances will be described live through a headset.

OC/AD Performances:

A Funny Thing Happened… – Sunday, Oct 15, 2 PM
The Old Man and the Old Moon 
– Sunday, Dec 3, 2 PM
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey 
– Sunday, Feb 18, 2 PM
Citizens Market 
– Sunday, March 25, 2 PM
The White Chip 
– Sunday, April 29, 2 PM
Nomad Motel – Sunday, June 3, 2 PM

*Scripts are available for preview. Please contact Director of Education & Accessibility at least 7 days prior to your visit to receive a copy.


City Theatre is pleased to offer an American Sign Language interpreted series for main season productions.

ASL Interpreted Performances:

A Funny Thing Happened… – Tuesday, Oct 10, 7 PM
The Old Man and the Old Moon – Tuesday, Nov 28, 7 PM
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey 
– Tuesday, Feb 13, 7 PM
Citizens Market 
– Tuesday, March 20, 7 PM
The White Chip 
– Tuesday, April 24, 7 PM
Nomad Motel 
– Tuesday, May 29, 7 PM


Programs are available in both Braille and Large Print. Please see a House Manager upon arrival to City Theatre to request one.




Assistive Listening Devices for patrons who need additional amplification are available for all performances. Please visit the Box Office upon arrival to obtain a device.


Important Dates

A Funny Thing Happened...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 7 PM (ASL)
Sunday, Oct 15, 2 PM (OC/AD)

The Old Man and the Old Moon

Tuesday, Nov 28, 7 PM (ASL)
Sunday, Dec 3, 2 PM (OC/AD)

The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey

Tuesday, Feb 13, 7 PM (ASL)
Sunday, Feb 18, 2 PM (OC/AD)

Citizens Market

Tuesday, March 20, 7 PM (ASL)
Sunday, March 25, 2 PM (OC/AD)

The White Chip

Tuesday, April 24, 7 PM (ASL)
Sunday, April 29, 2 PM (OC/AD)

Nomad Motel

Tuesday, May 29, 7 PM (ASL)
Sunday, June 3, 2 PM (OC/AD)

Additional Info


For more information about our Access Services, please contact Kristen Link, Director of Education & Accessibility, by email or by calling 412.431.4400 x225.

Pittsburgh & Allegheny County ADA 25

City Theatre is a proud supporter of ADA 25 anniversary activities.

For more information visit
the FISA Foundation website.