03 December 2018

L’Opéra Comique, une maison engagée !

L’accessibilité est un enjeu essentiel pour l’Opéra Comique. Au-delà des normes indispensables et nécessaires à tout établissement public, nous avons à cœur de proposer la magie de l’opéra de manière égale pour tous les publics. Nous réfléchissons...

Are you disabled?

The Opéra Comique offers convenient seating and accessibility routes.

-    Personal assistance before your arrival for the performance
-    Awareness-raising workshops
-    An introduction to our repertoire and history

We are available to find customized solutions in order to make the Opéra Comique accessible to all.

Upon presentation of your disability card, both you and the person who is accompanying you will enjoy 50% off tickets for the 2019 season.  

 Specific placements are available for people with limited mobility and can be reserved at the box office or by phone. The access is through the entry located at 5 rue Favart.


 The theater is equipped with headsets and hearing loops. They are available the day of the performance at no additional cost.


In 2019, do not miss the performance of the Maîtrise Popular de l’Opéra Comique, Songs to Share (Chansons à partager) in sung sign language.


Below are the four operas available with audio description in 2019:


Gretel et Hansel

  • 10 February at 2pm

Le Postillon de Lonjumeau

  • 5 April at 8pm
  • 7 April at 3pm

Madame Favart

  • 26 June at 8pm
  • 30 June at 3pm


  • 18 December at 8pm
  • 22 December at 3pm

Tactile approach tours

To best understand the Opéra Comique, its hall and history, we encourage you to participate in a tactile tour with our specialized lecturer. This season, we renew with an ancient custom of involving in these tours the professionals from the world of performance arts that take part behind the scenes in the decor of the current production.

Rate: 5€ for the blind or visually-impaired person, free for the person accompanying them. 

Postillon de Lonjumeau
30 March 1.30pm

Madame Favart
22 June 1.30pm

14 December 1.30pm




deficients-mentaux-cmjn_medium_2019.pngThe Relaxed performances offer a supportive and relaxed atmosphere in which everyone can express their emotions comfortably and enjoy the show. These performances are particularly suited for people with autism, a psychic or mental disability, and Alzheimer’s. The Opéra Comique staff and the volunteers from Fa Si-La différence*, distinguishable by their yellow jackets, are there to make sure that everyone in the audience, disabled or not, feels welcome.


Gretel et Hansel

  • Dimanche 10 février à 15h

Contes du temps qui passe

  • Dimanche 26 mai à 15h

Ercole amante/Hercule amoureux

  • Dimanche 10 novembre à 15h


*Fa Si-la différence supports theaters to facilitate the access to culture for people living with a severe disability. 

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