A GRAND TRADITION OF FREE EVENTS
Brooklyn College is proud of its long tradition of offering a wide variety of concerts, films and other events throughout season, all free to the general public. Brooklynites are invited to enjoy these offerings often and with friends. Watch for free events by the departments of the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.
Brooklyn College has installed a variety of aids to assist our patrons with disabilities in gaining access to and enjoying the performances. Our staff has been specially trained to assure that patrons in need of these assists can utilize them to their best advantage. If you have special requirements, contact the house management office at 718-951-4600 x3334 as far in advance as possible so that we might be better prepared to meet your particular needs.
Wheelchair Seat Locations
In the Claire Tow Theater (formerly Whitman Theatre): Accessible seating in the orchestra section is available to accomodate wheelchairs. Along with advanced notice, we recommend that patrons using wheelchairs be accompanied by a companion to provide assistance. Seating for one accompanying patron is available next to each wheelchair space. There are also a number of transfer seats on the aisles for patrons with wheelchairs. These seats allow easy access from the wheelchair to the seat.
In the New Workshop Theatre: Accessibility is available for patrons using wheelchairs,but it is essential that our House Manager be informed at least four days in advance of the date of the performance you will be attending.It is recommeded that patrons using wheelchairs be accompanied by a companion to provide assistance. Our House Manager, Gerard Vaccarello can be notifice by email, or phone at (718-951-4600 x3334)
ADA parking spaces are located near wheelchair ramps along the outside of the building. Parking attendants will direct patrons who will be using wheelchairs to designated ADA parking spaces.
Wheelchair Accessible Restrooms
Restrooms that can accommodate wheelchairs are accessible from all wheelchair designated areas. For performances in the New Workshop Theatre, please inform our House Manager, Gerard Vaccarello (718-951-4600 x3334) at least three days prior to the performance date so arrangements can be made.
Push-button operated doors are located near the box office windows.