Special Needs Patrons

If you have any questions or comments about special needs please contact the Morris Box Office either toll-free at 800-537-6415 or locally at 574-235-9190. Box Office hours are Monday - Friday, 10:00AM 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 the Vine restaurant).

Please note: the LaSalle lot is owned by the City of South Bend and managed by Downtown South Bend (DTSB). Monday - Friday, 5:00AM to 5:00PM you must have a DTSB issued hang-tag to park in the LaSalle lot. On days when a publically ticketed Morris event is scheduled, there is a required $10 parking fee to park in the LaSalle lot approximately two hours prior to and during an event. Weekday evenings after 5:00PM and weekends when no publically ticketed Morris event is scheduled, it is free to park in the LaSalle lot.

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 10:00AM 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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