Experiencing the arts, whether it be a concert or broadway play, can sometimes be difficult for those of us with mobility or stamina for standing in one place. I am a lover of musicals and concerts, however, I cannot stand in one spot for long periods of time. So unless you are lucky or rich enough to get front row seats, you may just have to listen to a concert staring at the person in front of you. It seems obvious to ask for handicap seating, but for some venues unless you are in a wheelchair, they do not have any other options. However, I recently had tickets to see Pink. I was at a stage in my health (post hip replacement and MS exacerbation) that I knew I would never be able to do the stairs. What I found out was that, if you arrive 90 minutes before the event, the customer service department will change your seats to an area on that same level with front row seats reserved for wheelchairs. They accommodated me and my entire party so no one could stand in front of us. Of note, it is on a first come first serve basis and when we went there was a line, so get there early. If you are with a large group, they may only reseat you and one other party member. So bottom line, don't stop doing fun activities. Don't miss out on fun. Check out venues individually but always ask. I'm traveling to the CMA Festival in Nashville this year. When ordering those three day tickets, I explained my circumstances, and they got me front row balcony seats. It never hurts to ask. Hope this info helps. Hey for that matter someone who doesn't have MS may find themselves with a broken leg. Don't miss something because of a disability. Stay warm this month.
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