New York Theatre Workshop provides a range of accommodations to ensure the safety, comfort, and enjoyment of our events and facilities for all audience members. The following section highlights some of our services. If you have specific questions, please contact our Administrative Offices at 212-780-9037 (Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm, excluding holidays).

getting to nytw

New York Theatre Workshop is located at 79 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 (between Bowery & 2nd Avenue). There is a curb cut located directly in front of the theatre. At this time, East 4th Street hosts a free Open Streets event on Thursday evenings and the street is closed to vehicle traffic from 4–9pm.


The nearest accessible subway stations are:

L, N, Q, R, W at 14th Street – Union Square – Elevator at northeast corner of 14th Street and Park Avenue South (Union Square East).

6, B, D, F, M at Broadway-Lafayette St/Bleecker St – Elevator on north side of Houston Street between Lafayette and Crosby Streets.

Visit the MTA website for the working status of elevators


The M8, M15, M21, M101, M102 and M103 all stop within a 5 minutes of the theatre. For more detailed route and schedule info, please call the MTA at 718-330-1234 or


From the back of the theatre, there are steps between each row from C to H. Accessible seating is available in row J, seats 1 and 16. There is one step up to row L. Accessible tickets are available online, by phone and in-person at the New York Theatre Workshop Box Office (79 East 4th Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue).

*Please note: the Fourth Street Theatre, located at 83 East 4th Street, is not wheelchair accessible.


For guests who wish to transfer to a seat from their wheelchair, we will store your wheelchair in our lobby during the performance. The House Manager will make arrangements to return the wheelchair to you at intermission, the end of the performance or any other time of your choosing.


Assistive Listening Devices are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis from the box office. An ID or credit card is required to borrow a listening device for the duration of the performance.


Large print programs are available free of charge at every performance. You can request one from an usher, house manager or the box office representative.


Service animals are welcome at New York Theatre Workshop and must rest in the seating area of the individual during the performance. Animals are unable to occupy the aisle during a performance. We suggest that the individual carries proof of certification or a license for the service animal.


New York Theatre Workshop has two restrooms in the lobby, one “GENERAL SEATING” restroom with two private toilet stalls and one “STANDING ROOM ONLY” restroom with a single toilet stall and two urinals. All stalls are equipped with handrails and the first stall in the “GENERAL SEATING” restroom is sized to accommodate mobility aids. The restroom doorways are 26″ wide.