At The Rose Theater, we believe everyone deserves a chance to experience the magic of the theater. Performances and classes are open to children and family members of all abilities. We are committed to removing obstacles and opening up new opportunities for people with disabilities. The Rose endeavors to offer its staff professional development opportunities and to offer career opportunities for people with disabilities.
A few of the accommodations available to individuals who need them are listed below. If you require additional assistance, please contact The Rose Box Office and we will do everything we can to accommodate your needs.
Wheelchair access to The Rose is available from all public entrances. The Rose offers wheelchair accessible seating on its main floor. Depending on the size of the wheelchair, up to ten spaces are available per show. If you require special seating, please call The Rose to ensure availability.
An elevator with access to the mezzanine level is available to those who require it. Please contact the Box Office for assistance.
Courtesy wheelchairs are available for guests who need assistance.
Several parking spaces are available for patrons with disabilities directly outside The Rose Theater. Up to six spaces are available on Friday evenings. Ten spaces are available on Saturdays and Sundays.
Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located in the lower lobby and on the mezzanine. Individual, single-user restrooms are available on the mezzanine.
Sign Language Interpretation
Select performances are interpreted for audience members who are deaf or hard of hearing. These include:
Pete the Cat, Saturday, September 19 @ 2 p.m.
Ivy + Bean, Saturday, October 17 @ 2 p.m.
Sherlock Holmes & The First Baker Street Irregular, Saturday, November 14 @ 2 p.m.
Peter & The Starcatcher, Saturday, December 19 @ 2 p.m.
The Lightning Thief, Saturday, January 30 @ 2 p.m.
Plastic Drastic, Saturday, March 5 @ 2 p.m.
Honk!, Saturday, April 2 @ 2 p.m.
Elephant & Piggie: We Are In A Play, Saturday, April 30 @ 2 p.m.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Saturday, June 11 @ 2 p.m.
To reserve seating for ASL interpretation shows, please call the Box Office.
The Rose offers several classes that are ASL-intepreted for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Scholarships are available for students in need of financial assistance. For more information about these classes, please email Deprecia at email@example.com.
Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive listening systems are available during mainstage shows for audience members who are deaf or hard of hearing. Please contact the Box Office for more information.
Large Print Programs
Large print programs are available for guests with visual impairments. Please visit the Box Office to obtain a large print program.
Students with visual impairments may take part in a free touch tour of The Rose mainstage before attending the performance. Call the Box Office prior to the performance for more information.
Select performances are designated as autism-friendly. Accommodations will vary, but may include:
A private room for congregating before the show
Special reserved seating
A private post-show question and answer period
A helpful social story to prepare your child for his or her experience at The Rose
Reduced ticket prices (available by phone only)
This year’s autism-friendly performances include Sherlock Holmes & The First Baker Street Irregular on Saturday, November 14 @ 5 p.m. and Honk! on Saturday, April 2 @ 5 p.m.
The Rose has also created a devised theater performance called A Palette of Possibility, directed specifically toward low-language learners. The show is based around the idea of pretend play — it both models and gives students the opportunity for active engagement and interaction. Please call or stop by the Box Office for more information.
To reserve tickets for autism-friendly performances, please call the Box Office at 402.345.4849.
The Rose offers year-round classes for students on the Autism Spectrum. Scholarships are available for students in need of financial assistance. For more information about these classes, please email Deprecia at firstname.lastname@example.org.