Special Needs Patrons

If you have any questions or comments about special needs please contact the Morris Box Office toll-free at 800-537-6415 or locally at 574-235-9190. Box Office hours are Monday - Friday, 12:00PM to 5:00PM, closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Wheelchair Seating

The Morris Performing Arts Center has wheelchair accessible seats available for wheelchair patrons and their companions - subject to availability. Please note: everyone must have a ticket to be admitted to a show. Patrons must identify the need for wheelchair seating when ordering tickets to ensure accessible seating is available.


Four handicap parking spaces are available in the LaSalle Hotel parking lot just north of the Morris Theater. There are also two handicap parking spaces available just around the corner from the Morris Theater on Colfax Avenue (in front of Tapestrie restaurant).

Please note: Convenient parking is available at the public garage on the corner of Main and Colfax, and at the DoubleTree Hotel/1st Source Bank Complex. Parking is also available on the streets within walking distance of the Morris and also at the Leighton Center on Washington Street between Main and Michigan Streets. The surface parking lots immediately to the north of the Morris Performing Arts Center are private lots.  No public parking is permitted in the Hoffman or LaSalle Building lots.  Vehicles risk being towed.

Box Office/Ticket Purchasing

The entrance to the Morris Theater and Box Office is accessible from North Michigan Street. A wheelchair accessible, automated door into the Box Office is available one door to the north of the main entrance. A wheelchair accessible ticket window is also available on the right side of the main ticket counter, next to the ATM machine. Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office, by phone, Internet or at any one of the Morris Ticket Outlets: Hammes Bookstore/Eddy Street Commons, South Bend; O’Brien Recreation Center, South Bend; and Super Sounds/TG Music, Goshen.

Patrons with special needs may purchase tickets with cash or with credit card to the same extent that tickets of the same type and location are available on a cash or credit card basis to other patrons.

The Morris Box Office is open for advance ticket sales Monday-Friday at 12:00PM to 5:00PM, (closed Saturday and Sunday). Please visit the Box Office/Ticket Info page for information about box office hours when Saturday and Sunday events are scheduled. When ordering tickets, please specify wheelchair, sight, or hearing requirements.

Ticket Pricing

Wheelchair patrons are entitled to purchase one companion seat at the same price as the wheelchair location. Any additional seats, which a wheelchair patron wishes to purchase, must be purchased at the same price attributable to seats in the immediate vicinity.

Sight and Hearing Impaired Seating

The Morris has Assisted Listening Devices (Phonic Ear) available upon request and can accommodate patrons who have special needs due to a sight impairment. Please inform the Box Office of any special needs while ordering tickets to ensure suitable accommodations can be arranged. If you have any questions about any services available to special needs patrons, please call the Morris Box Office at 574-235-9190.


Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available to patrons on both the first and second levels of the theater as well as on the lower level in the Morris Bistro.


The Elevator is located in Morris Box Office to the left of the Grand Lobby. It will take you to the second (Rotunda/Mezzanine/1st Balcony) and third (2nd & 3rd Balconies) levels as well as the lower level (Morris Bistro). Once you reach the second and third levels you will need to either climb or descend a section of stairs.

There are no wheelchair accessible seats located in the upstairs. All accessible seating is on the Orchestra level only.

Water Fountains

There are two water fountains available on the Rotunda (second level).


The Morris Theatre provides a variety of accessible concession areas on both the first and second levels and includes the following menu selections: cocktails, imported and domestic draft beer, wine, soft drinks, bottled water, popcorn, pretzels, candy.

Products available at these bars are subject to change.

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