General Accessibility Information for Babson College/Sorenson Center for the Arts

There are several locations in the theater to accommodate wheelchairs.  Call the box office at the Sorenson Center for the Arts to purchase these locations at 781-239-5880.

We also have assisted listening devices available at the box office.

Handicap parking is available in the Hollister Lot, on Map Hill Drive.  We also recommend that patrons with mobility issues be dropped off in front of the theater before your party finds parking in Hollister or Trim lot for your convenience.

Blind & Visually Impaired Accommodations

Please visit our individual production pages for any information regarding accessible performances.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Accommodations

Please visit our individual production pages for any information regarding accessible performances.

General Accessibility Information for Free Shakespeare on the Boston Common

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is committed providing equal access to Free Shakespeare on the Common through its access and inclusion program.  Our staff is equipped to assist patrons of all abilities.  A limited number of tall chairs, accessible seating areas, assisted-listening devices, and Braille and large print programs are available at each performance by visiting the Information Tent.

Anyone needing special accommodations is encouraged to contact CSC in advance at 617-426-0863.

Our 2019 production of The Tempest will feature on-site accessible services to patrons with mobility issues, those who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired.

Our Services
  • American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreted Performances
  • Audio Described Performances
  • Sound Enhancement Devices
  • Braille and Large-Type Programs

Accessible Seating for wheelchairs or for those with mobility impairments and their companions are reserved in several free seating locations around the Common.  Click here for a map.

Accessible seating is also available in CSC’s Friend Section for a minimum donation of $75.

Braille and large-print programs are available at each performance.  Visit the Information Tent to obtain a copy.

Assisted Listening Devices are available at each performance. Visit the Information Tent to obtain equipment.


Open Captioned

Audio Described

ASL (American Sign Language)


Accessible parking is available at the Boston Common Garage.


The Park Street MBTA Station (Red Line/Green Line) has an elevator up to street level.


There is an accessible restroom to the back-left of the stage.


Click below to view a video about transportation options

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