UPA and Shea Center strive to make their performances and facilities accessible to all our patrons. The following services for persons with disabilities are currently available or are planned for the near future.

For more information or special needs, please call the Box Office at TTY 973-720-2372 or


TTY Information on events and services can be obtained by calling the Box Office at: TTY 973-720-2371.


Wheelchair locations and companion seats are available.


Shea Auditorium is equipped with a hearing enhancement system. Receivers are available at the Box Office
(no fee involved).

Large Print

Large print programs are available with 24 hours notice.

Audio Descriptive

Some events/performances will have audio description in the near future.

Sign Language

Sign language interpretation may be available on request with a minimum of two weeks notice.
Please contact the Box Office for further information.

Open Captioning

Open captioning will be incorporated into some events/performances in the near future.

Sensory Friendly

As part of our Theater for Children with Autism series, we present 2 to 3 sensory-friendly performances per season
that are exclusively open to schools and families who have children with autism.