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The Cabaret Theatre

Indy performing arts venues like The Cabaret have special accommodations for visitors.



Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre

9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46268
Guest services and tickets: 317.872.9664
Main website
Seating chart

Since 1973, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre has entertained thousands of guests with professional live theater performed by equity actors. Specializing in musical performances, Beef & Boards presents the best Broadway shows, along with special concerts, family, and holiday shows. Prior to a performance, guests enjoy a full-service buffet dinner featuring carved meats, a variety of side dishes, and dessert. Matinees are offered as well as evening shows. The Beef & Boards staff will be happy to work with you to accommodate special requests for individuals and groups.

Accessibility tips:
  • The Beef & Boards parking lot has ample marked, accessible spaces. A convenient drop-off at the main entry helps those with disabilities enter easily.
  • Accessible seating/tables are available for those utilizing wheelchairs or scooters. These tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please make your request when ordering performance tickets.
  • Audio devices are available at the box office for sound enhancement. American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters are also available with 30-days advance request.
  • Buffet assistance is available from the staff upon request.
  • Service animals are permitted. Please alert staff prior to attendance.

Butler University Arts Center

Clowes Memorial Hall and Schrott Center for the Arts
4602 Sunset Ave., and 610 W. 46th St., Indianapolis, IN 46208
Guest services and tickets: 317.940.6444
Clowes Hall
Schrott Center
Clowes Hall accessibility info
Schrott Center accessibility info

Butler University, located six miles north of downtown Indy, is renowned for its arts programming. Clowes Hall, a 2,100-seat venue, is the anchor facility of the Butler University Arts Center. Each year approximately 100 performances take place here including Broadway shows, headliner concerts, lectures, and more. Adjacent to Clowes Hall, the 450-seat Schrott Center offers a more intimate venue for arts events that include Butler Theatre, the Butler Arts Festival, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, and multiple national performers/lecturers.

Accessibility tips:
  • The nearby parking garage at 4700 Sunset Ave. has marked accessible parking. It is recommended that you arrive early to allow time to park and walk to Clowes Hall or the Schrott Center. Late-arriving guests (performance has begun) are seated at the first appropriate opportunity. Each facility has a convenient drop-off area for patrons with disabilities.
  • Accessible seating is available at each venue and must be requested in advance when making your ticket purchase.
  • Sound enhancement devices are available at the Clowes information desk, or the Schrott Center box office.
  • ASL interpreters, audio description, Braille programs, and large print programs are available with 10 days advance notice by calling 317.940.9697.
  • Service animals are permitted with advance notice.

The Cabaret

924 N. Pennsylvania St., Ste. B, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Guest services and tickets: 317.275.1169
Main website
Parking map
Seating chart

In its spectacular new venue, The Cabaret showcases top, professional cabaret artists from across the nation. Cabaret is its own identifiable art form, distinctive from musical theatre, nightclub singing, or concerts. Cabaret is characterized by a performer in a small room, with an audience at close range, seated around cozy tables, with the performer mere feet from the audience. In other words, intimate, personal, and often emotion packed. Make it an evening by arriving prior to the show for dinner and beverages served by local restaurant favorite, the Jazz Kitchen.

Accessibility tips:
  • The Cabaret offers valet parking or patrons can opt for accessible parking in nearby parking lots or on Pennsylvania and St. Joseph streets.
  • The majority of seating locations are accessible. Seating is assigned by staff based on order of purchase. Those with accessibility needs should contact The Cabaret no less than one week prior to the performance to coordinate arrangements.
  • Audio Devices to assist those with hearing loss are available with advance notice.

Indiana Repertory Theatre

140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Guest services and tickets: 317.635.5252
Main website
Accessibility info

Located in the historic Indiana Theatre in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) is the largest professional, not-for-profit theatre in the state and one of the leading regional theatres in the nation. IRT produces nine theatrical productions September through May, staging classics, new works, plays for kids/youth, and the beloved A Christmas Carol during the holidays. Its three theatre spaces – the OneAmerica Mainstage, Upperstage, and The Cabaret – each have accommodations to suit patrons’ needs. At the IRT, you will enjoy live theatre at its best.

Accessibility tips:
  • The IRT is a welcoming and inclusive theatre and offers many accessibility options for our patrons, including audio enhancement or neckloop devices, abbreviated large print programs, and sensory supports. If you have a specific request, call the Ticket Office in advance of your arrival or ask a member of House Management when you arrive for your performance.
  • There is no dedicated parking for the IRT. Valet parking is a great option or you can choose from many nearby garages that service the area.
  • Patrons may drop off guests along Washington St. at the IRT entrance. A courtesy wheelchair to transport guests from the IRT curb to seating is available. To arrange assistance, please contact the Ticket Office at 317.635.5252.
  • To access the IRT OneAmerica Mainstage and Ticket Office, use the accessible entry on the west end of the Indiana Theatre. The east end houses two elevators which can be used to reach the second floor during OneAmerica Mainstage productions and the third and fourth floor for Upperstage productions. For second floor access, ask a member of House Management. For accessible seating in the Upperstage, please first check in with the House Management team on the fourth floor.
  • IRT offers one Audio Described and one American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted performance for each OneAmerica Mainstage and Upperstage production. Dates are displayed on IRT website’s accessibility page.
  • At each performance Assisted Listening Devices are available to help amplify sound.
  • Sensory Friendly performances are offered throughout the season for patrons with sensory sensitivities. Venue and story-specific guides, manipulatives, and noise-canceling headphones are available for all of the shows in our season.

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra/Hilbert Circle Theatre

45 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Guest services and tickets: 317.639.4300
Main website

Founded in 1930 the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is one of the leading orchestras in the nation with its commitment to artistic excellence and its ambitious approaches to music education, performance, and collaboration. The orchestra provides an extensive selection of musical programs inside and outside its historic Hilbert Circle Theatre home.

Accessibility tips:
  • Parking. Accessible parking is available in the Express Park Garage located at 20 North Pennsylvania Street. The garage is attached, via a covered alleyway, to the east entrance of the Hilbert Circle Theatre. For most events valet parking is also available allowing you to enter easily through the main entrance of the Hilbert Circle Theatre. For more information, call the ISO Box Office at 317.639.4300.
  • Entrance Access. Ramps, elevators, and wheelchair lifts make all Hilbert Circle Theatre entrances and lobby levels of the facility fully accessible.
  • Wheelchair Accessible Seating. Accessible seating is available at all price levels. When purchasing tickets online, you will notice these are marked with an accessible symbol. You may also call the ISO Box Office at 317.639.4300 in advance for more information on the availability of accessible seating and to make arrangements.
  • House Wheelchair Use. The Hilbert Circle Theatre owns wheelchairs that are typically used for emergency situations. Guests may request the use of one of our House wheelchairs once they arrive onsite. If one is available, they will be permitted to use the house wheelchair to get to and from their assigned (ticketed) seat. The guest will not be able to retain the wheelchair throughout the event, but one will continue to be provided to them upon request as available.
  • Listening Enhancement Systems. Enhanced Listening Devices are available for all performances. In the ear and over the ear headsets are available to allow them to be used with or without a hearing aid. Headsets are distributed free of charge at Coat Check.
  • Braille and Large Print Programs. Braille and large print programs are available with advance notice. Please call the ISO Box Office at 317.639.4300 two weeks prior to the event to request this service.
  • Audio Description. Audio description is available for each Hilbert Circle Theatre event with advance notice. Please call the ISO Box Office at 317.639.4300 two weeks prior to the event to request this service.
  • American Sign Language Interpreter. An American Sign Language Interpreter is available for each Hilbert Circle Theatre event with advance notice. Please call the ISO Box Office at 317.639.4300 two weeks prior to the event to request this service.
  • Service Animals. Trained service animals (not emotional support animals) assisting guests are permitted. Service animals must remain on a leash or harness at all times and will rest in the seating area of the individual with a disability. Service animals will not be allowed to rest in aisle or doorways. If additional space is required for the service animal, please contact the ISO Box Office at 317.639.4300
  • For more information on accessibility, contact the ISO Box Office at 317.639.4600 or by email at

Old National Centre

502 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Guest services: 317.231.0000
Main website

This beautiful theater, formerly known as the Murat Shrine Temple, is located in the trendy Mass Ave Cultural District and is home to a variety of headliner concerts and theatrical performances including Broadway shows, comedy, and more. Built in 1909, the venue itself is part of the show. The Grand Lobby features Middle Eastern architectural and design motifs, and the adjacent Egyptian Room is one of Indy’s most unique spaces. The Old National Centre team is happy to provide accessibility information and services to those of all abilities.

Accessibility tips:
  • The Centre offers parking in a lot with entry off of Alabama St. Accessible parking places are available directly to the right of the marquee. When full, other spaces will be made available.
  • Accessible seating is available for shows. Guests may call 1.800.745.3000 to learn more and to purchase accessible seating tickets, or you may go to the Box Office for assistance.
  • For most shows guests will go through security which may include wand and bag checks (large bags and backpacks are not allowed.) The facility suggests early arrival to move through queues and to get comfortably to your seat.
  • To request an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter call guest services number above at least 48 hours prior to the performance date. Assisted Listening Devices are available at the main office upon your arrival.
  • Service animals are permitted.

Phoenix Theatre

705 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Guest service and tickets: 317.635.7529
Main website
Accessibility info

Phoenix Theatre, Indiana’s only professional contemporary theatre, is housed in a beautiful, fully ADA-compliant building in downtown Indianapolis. During the regular season, patrons might see an off-Broadway show, a premiere, a comedy, or satire presented in the larger Russell Theatre or the smaller Basile Theatre. Shows typically run Thursday through Saturday evenings with Sunday matinees. Many productions are issue-oriented on topics of current-day relevance and are therefore most appropriate for ages 13 and up. Whatever the show, your mind will be challenged, heart touched, and spirit inspired.

Accessibility tips:
  • Parking is available on a first-come, first served basis in a surface lot just north of the Phoenix Theatre on Illinois St. Two dedicated handicap spaces are available in the lot. For those with disabilities, please make an advance request for a reserved parking space when you speak with box office staff. There is also a convenient passenger drop-off along Walnut St. at the main entrance.
  • Phoenix shows are general seating. For those utilizing wheelchairs, you may call in advance to pre-arrange your seats.
  • Audio description services and American Sign Language interpreted performances are available. Check the website for more information on dates.
  • Service animals are permitted. Please advise guest services in advance if you are being assisted by a service animal.

Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

12880 E. 146th St., Noblesville, IN 46060
Guest services: 317.776.8181
Main website
FAQ - go to venue details/A to Z.

For more than 30 years, millions have flocked to this venue which has been the concert home to the nation’s most popular musical acts. In fact, the Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center is Central Indiana’s largest outdoor amphitheater for major concerts and events, accommodating more than 6,000 seated in a pavilion area, and another 18,000 general admission seats. Its season generally runs May through September, when music lovers enjoy rock, country, and more from acts that have ranged from Jason Aldean to Journey, Jimmy Buffet, Poison, and the Dave Matthews Band. An accessible facility, the team at the center is pleased to provide the best concert experience for every guest.

Accessibility tips:
  • Parking for guests needing accommodations is available in both the east and west parking lots. A placard or verbal communication will suffice in gaining access to these lots – please simply let the staff know that accommodations would be helpful.
  • While parking is designed to be near the gates, if assistance is needed, golf cart shuttles will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additionally, a waiting area will be offered after the show to provide additional comfort while guests vacate the venue.
  • Accessible seating is found at every price level (based on availability.) Every patron, including those using wheelchairs, can enjoy the accessible lawn viewing deck.
  • Assisted Listening Devices are offered for those with hearing challenges, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation is available upon request with recommended two weeks advance notice.
  • Service animals are permitted. If there are any questions regarding service animals compared to comfort animals, please call 317.776.8181 to avoid any confusion or issues on the day of the show.