The Guest Services department at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE strives to provide excellent service to all our guests, including those guests with disabilities and special needs. Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE recognizes the needs of persons with disabilities and has met or exceeded the requirements of compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and California accessibility mandates. Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE provides a full range of accommodations for Guests with disabilities to ensure their safety, comfort and enjoyment of our events and facilities. The following section highlights our services.
Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE Guest Service Centers provide complimentary wheelchair escorts to Guests with special needs when requested. Escorts are available at any entry point or Guests may make advance escort arrangements by contacting the Guest Services Department. Please be aware that our staff will not remain with you during the event, nor will they allow you to remain in the wheelchair for the duration of the event.
For guests who wish to transfer to a seat from their wheelchair, we will store your wheelchair at our Guest Service Center. Our staff will make arrangements to return the wheelchair to you at the end of the event, or any other time of your choosing.
Accessible/disable seating is available on the Orchestra and Loge levels of the theatre. When ordering accessible tickets, it is important to indicate that you require accessible seating to ensure proper accommodations. Accessible seating is available online, by phone and in person at the STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE box offices. Please visit the Box Office page for hours and additional information.
Purchase Accessible Seats
- Visit nokiatheatrelalive.com, find your event, click the "TICKETS" link and then click "Accessible Tickets."
- For AXS events, call (888) 929-7849 and request accessible tickets
- For Ticketmaster events, call (800) 745-3000 and request accessible tickets
For questions/concerns regarding accessible seating and services, please contact the Guest Services Department.
It is highly recommended disabled guests pre-purchase parking along with your ticket purchase. Designated parking is available for guests with disabilities. These spaces, including van-accessible spaces, are designated for vehicles displaying a current state-issued disability placard or license plate. Disabled spaces are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis so please plan accordingly. Please visit our Parking Guide for maps, directions, and more information.
WHEELCHAIR AND ACCESSIBLE SEATING POLICY
Accessible/disabled seating is available on the Orchestra and Loge levels of the theatre. Accessible seating is reserved exclusively for patrons with accessible needs and their companions. Patrons purchasing accessible seating may purchase one (1) accessible seat and three (3) companion seats adjacent to the accessible seat. Depending upon availability, seats for additional guests will be located as close as possible to the accessible space. This policy ensures that we are able to accommodate all those that need accessible seating.
Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE is committed to working with patrons on a case-by-case basis to adequately accommodate individual needs. All ticket sales and exchanges are on a first-come/call, first-serve basis and will depend on ticket availability. There is no guarantee that any companion tickets will remain unsold and available.
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS
Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE is pleased to provide signed performances for our hearing-impaired guests for select concert events. Interpretation services are not guaranteed for every event; however, we will make every effort to accommodate each request with appropriate advance notice, at least two (2) weeks prior to the event. Please contact the Guest Services Department for further information.
ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES (ALD)
Assistive Listening Devices are available for hearing-impaired guests at all Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE events. Please visit our Guest Service Center located on the Nokia Lounge level and request an Assistive Listening Device. Guests will be required to leave valid identification such as a driver's license as collateral. This is a complimentary service.
All guests, including those with disabilities, are welcome and encouraged to contact Guest Services Department via e-mail. Hearing/speech-impaired individuals, who have access to a TTY machine, may call our TTY line at (213) 763-6031. Guests may also call the California Relay Center at 711 or their local TTY Relay Center. The California or local Relay Center will then place the call to us and we will be happy to communicate through the relay service.
SERVICE ANIMALS/GUIDE DOGS
Service animals are welcome in Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and will rest in the seating area of the individual with a disability, rather than in the aisle. We suggest that the individual have proof of certification or a license for the service animal.
EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURES
Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE personnel have been properly trained in emergency evacuation procedures to ensure the safe evacuation of all patrons, including those guests with disabilities, in the case of an emergency. Please pay careful attention to the instructional video as well as personnel instructions during an evacuation.
All restrooms facilities at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE are accessible. In addition, a family/unisex restroom is available on the Nokia Lounge level of the theatre for disabled guests with opposite gender aides/companions.
Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE is equipped with elevators off of each lobby that access all public areas of the theatre. Should you require special assistance in reaching your seat, please contact our Guest Services Department in advance or see any Guest Service staff member during the event.
COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS
We welcome all comments and suggestions. Please feel free to contact Guest Services Department.
Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE Guest Services welcomes all feedback, questions, and concerns from our guests. To contact us, please visit our Contact page. Most e-mails will receive a return reply within 24 hours. If your question concerns the event on that day, please call us at (213) 763-6030. Guests with hearing/speech impairments may reach Guest Services via TTY at (213) 763-6031.