Nightwood Theatre has made accessibility and inclusivity a top priority. We are committed to eliminating barriers to our programming and facility and ensuring an enjoyable experience for all of our patrons. If you have any seating requirements, please inform Angie at angie [at] when purchasing your tickets. We always remain open to your comments, suggestions, improvements and feedback. If you have any concerns, access needs or a question about accessibility, please feel free to contact one of our staff members.


At The Historic Distillery District:
Nightwood Theatre’s business office (please note our plays are not performed at this address)
Nightwood Theatre’s business Office is located in the heart of the Distillery District and can be accessed through the doors at 15 Case Goods Lane. We are located on the third floor in Studio #306.

The Ernest Balmer Studio
The Ernest Balmer Studio can be accessed through entrances at 9 Trinity Street & 15 Case Goods Lane, and is located on the third floor. For more information, please visit:
Please enter via 15 Case Goods Lane for Elevator access to the Ernest Balmer Studio. Please note that the bathrooms at 9 Trinity and 15 Case Goods Lane are not barrier-free as they do not have automated push-buttons.

At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre:
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre’s facility is fully accessible to audience members, and the cabaret stage is also accessible to performers. Both of the performance venues offer seating at floor level. The entrance is accessed by ramp for all patrons. Washrooms are located on the lower level, which can be reached by attendant-operated elevator. Some stalls are equipped with bars and provide extra space, though patrons with larger mobility devices may find it a tight fit. The washroom facilities are not designated by gender and all patrons are free to use the washroom of their choosing. Both washrooms are equipped with private stalls (including larger stalls that accommodate mobility devices) and communal sinks, one washroom is equipped with urinals that can be used by people of any height. For more information, please visit:

At Crow’s Theatre:
Streetcar Crowsnest is fully wheelchair accessible, and meets Ontario‚Äôs building code standards.  All entrances have push-button automated doors allowing for a barrier-free path of travel. Wheelchair accessible seating is available for all performances in the facility.  To reserve a wheelchair accessible seat(s), please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 647 341 7390 ext. 1010. For more information, please visit:

At Theatre Centre:
Theatre Centre has a lift that helps patrons move between floors, barrier free washrooms, and the main entrance is down a ramp straight from Queen Street. Theatre Centre has All-Gender washrooms available to the public.

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At Aki Studio:
Aki Studio is located on the main floor of the Daniels Spectrum. Daniels Spectrum and the Aki Studio Theatre are fully accessible. The Aki Studio Theatre is equipped to provide hearing assist to patrons. For more information, please visit:


A person with a disability who is accompanied by a personal support person are welcome. At no time will a person with access needs be prevented from having a Personal Assistant or Support Person with them while accessing events, shows, or the building. Personal Assistants and Support Persons accompanying a person with diverse abilities will be admitted at no cost. If booking your tickets in advance, please indicate that this extra seat will be required at angie [at]

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