The August Wilson Cultural Center (AWCC) is committed to the arts, storytelling, learning and exchange around the African American experience being for all. The AWCC strives to make the galleries, theater, and public spaces welcoming, accessible and inclusive for audiences of all abilities.
The AWCC features elevators, accessible restrooms, and companion seating (available on the main floor of the theater).
When purchasing tickets, please notify Guest Services if wheelchair seating is required. This can be done online, by phone, or in person at the Theater Square Box Office.
A wheelchair is available upon request if you need assistance from the curb to your seat.
The August Wilson Cultural Center is located in downtown Pittsburgh. The area offers many parking options including lots, garages, along with on street parking. Valet parking is available at certain events. Guests are always welcome to drop off and pick up directly in front of the doors of the center, but please note bus lane restrictions.
Assistive Listening Devices:
Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) amplify and clarify sound by cutting down or eliminating ambient noise. ALDs are available at Guest Services on a first-come, first-served basis. The AWCC is happy to provide two types of ALDs:
- Introduction Loop Hearing Devices require a T-coil equipped hearing aid
- Infrared Headsets are used without hearing aides
Sign Language Interpretation:
Sign language interpretation is scheduled for select AWCC events. A sign language interpreter can be arranged upon request. Requests must be received at least two weeks prior to the event and are subject to the availability of an interpreter.
AWCC Sign Language Interpretation events:
- Sweet Honey in the Rock – part of the Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival – Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 4pm Learn more
- Additional events to come
Registered service dogs and miniature horses are welcome in the AWCC. When purchasing tickets, please notify Guest Services to take advantage of companion seating.
A two-week advance notice for accommodations not listed above is kindly requested.