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Accessibility

We want to reduce barriers and communicate them transparently where they exist. To do this, we rely on your suggestions, questions and criticism. Please feel free to contact Elisabeth Schwarz at 030 4234314 or sekretariat@schaubude.berlin.

Tickets
Tickets can currently only be purchased online via our ticket shop. The website of our ticketing provider has limited accessibility. Wheelchair and escort seating can only be booked by calling 030 4234314 or emailing sekretariat@schaubude.berlin. Bookings for performances at the weekend must be received by the previous Friday, 16:00.

People with severe disabilities receive tickets at a reduced price. People with severe disabilities who are dependent on an escort will receive a free ticket for them. Please select the appropriate categories in our ticket shop.

Arrival and venue situation Theater der Dinge
Hier finden Sie Infos zur Zugänglichkeit der Partner-Spielstätten Schloss Biesdorf, Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte und Schöneweide sowie zum Kino Krokodil.For information on the venues of the festival Theater der Dinge please click here.

Arriving and venue situation Schaubude Berlin

Public transport
The theatre is located directly at the "Greifswalder Straße" stop (distance: 40 metres). The S-Bahn station is served by lines S8, S85 and the Ringbahn lines S41 and S42. The station has a lift with voice output (between the platform and the station hall) and a guidance system for the blind. The tram stop is served by the M4 line. The stop has a guidance system for the blind; the traffic light crossing has a facility for the blind.

Here you can find directions for blind people from the S-Bahn station and from the tram stop direction Hackescher Markt as well as from the tram stop direction Zingster Straße / Falkenberg.

Arrival by car
The nearest parking spaces for people with disabilities are in front of the swimming hall at Lilli-Hennoch-Straße 20, 4 parking spaces (distance: 500 metres).

Foyer
The theatre currently opens 30 minutes before the performance starts. The foyer is accessible without steps through two double-wing, non-motorised doors (width: 150 cm), which are open for admission. There is currently no box office. The bar (counter height: 120 cm) is straight ahead. Currently it is not possible to stay in the foyer; drinks can be taken into the theatre hall.

Admission
Admission to the auditorium is via a staircase with 6 steps with handrails on both sides. At present, admission begins directly with the opening of the house 30 minutes before the performance begins. For people with walking difficulties, access is at ground level via the stage entrance. Please come to the theatre foyer and our staff will escort you from there to the auditorium. Guide dogs for the blind can be brought along.

WCs
Gender-neutral WCs are located behind the red doors that open outwards. Access is via two staircases with handrails on both sides and a total of 11 steps. The sanitary facilities consist of an anteroom with several washbasins and WC cubicles leading off to the left and right.

Access to the barrier-free WC is on the left side of the theatre hall. Access is through two non-motorised doors (width: 88 cm). The light switches on automatically via a motion sensor.

Wheelchair spaces
At present, one wheelchair space with an accompanying seat can be offered. This is located in the auditorium at the front left and can be booked by telephone on 030 4234314 or by email to sekretariat@schaubude.berlin. Bookings for weekend performances must be received by 4pm on the previous Friday. The rows numbered 1, 2 and 3 are accessible at ground level, the other rows are only accessible via one to four steps. In performances for young audiences, rows 1 and 2 consist of low benches or cushions.

Audio descriptions & tactile tours
We offer audio descriptions and tactile tours for blind and visually impaired people at various performances. The performances are marked in the programme. You will also find information about the start of the tactile tour in the playbill. Seating capacity is limited. Please register at sekretariat@schaubude.berlin or 030 4234314 up to 24 hours before the performance begins.

In the tactile tour, play objects, puppets and equipment can be explored before the performance. The players will also introduce themselves. The audio description during the performance is provided via headphones or as an open audio description audible to all visitors. The visual elements of the production and the scenic events are described.

Next dates audiodescriptions
27 October 2021
¡cra-zy! Attempts at chaos, flying and machines

8 November 2021
The animals of Farthing Wood

18 December 2021
Fanny and Alexander

Language
You will find information on the language used for all events in the playbill.

Specific information on the accessibility of individual productions
We make every effort to transparently communicate special requirements for the audience, information about the seating situation, possible content triggers as well as sensory stimuli. You will find information on this from about two weeks before the first performance date under the announcement texts of the individual productions. We update this information regularly, especially for premiere productions.

For all productions where we do not describe it differently, the following applies: visitors must remain seated and quiet throughout the event.

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