250 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768

Phone Number

(631) 261- 2900

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John W. Engeman Theater at Northport


The theater is located on Main Street in Northport, Long Island. Complimentary valet parking is offered or,  park on the street or in Municipal lots. Enter through street level double doors.

The theater has seating and a bar in the lobby.  A single occupancy handicapped accessible restroom on this level, as well as multi-stall restrooms, which are not handicapped-accessible. Restrooms are also available on the balcony level.

The aisles of the theater are wide and wheelchair seating is available. Through row F does not require any steps. There is no elevator to the balcony level.


    Doors:  street-level, double doors
    Number of floors:  2
    Elevators:  0
    Ramps:  0
    Steps and staircases:  To balcony
    Width of aisles:  wide
    Places to sit:  a variety of seating is available in lobby
    Location of restrooms:  main floor & mezzanine
    Type of restroom:  multi-stall and single occupancy, handicapped accessible on main floor
    Ease of entry and exit:  good
    Baby changing station:  no
    Available food services:  drinks and snacks
    Friendliness of staff:  extremely friendly and helpful
    Notes:  * Complementary valet parking is available. Street parking and a municipal lot are close by. (see theater's website for information.)

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A production of “Man of La Mancha” brought us to the Engeman Theater in Northport.  We have been here before and have always been impressed by the productions.  It is nice to see professional theater without the hassle of  going into Manhattan.  This production is yet another of their successes. Wonderful performers,  great voices, choreography, and sets combine to make for a great time. We were happy we made the effort to see it.   

Complimentary valet parking is avaiable,  or you can park on the street or in a nearby municipal lot. We were lucky to get a spot close-by, on the street.  The theater is entered  through street level double doors.  Once inside, the box office is to your left and a lovely bar/lounge area is to the right. The lobby is carpeted, and  has a  variety of seating.

This beautiful venue  was opened in 1932 and underwent changes and closings. It was bought by a Huntington couple in 2006 and transformed into the jewel it is today. The name honors the owner’s brother, Chief Warrant Officer Four John William Engeman.

Entering the theater itself bring you to Row F.  From here forward, no  steps are required. The aisles are wide and there is a handrail on the wall. If you are going farther up, be prepared for steps.  If you have any questions or issues, don’t hesitate to call the box office.  We had a minor problem and when we called, they could not have been any nicer. They will do anything they can to help you out. 

If needed,  wheelchair seating is available. The entire Row F has seating that can be  removed to make room for wheelchairs.  I have never seen this anywhere else!  Balcony seating requires a flight of steps. 

Multi-stall restrooms are located on either side of the lobby. A single occupancy handicapped accessible restroom is also on the main floor.

Productions, for both adults and children are offered throughout the year.

As always, we at Destination Accessible advise you to check a venue’s website, when planning a visit to  “know before you go.”



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