Directions to NAC and The Donald L. Oat Theater

  • From Route 395N, take Exit 81E.
  • From Route 395S, take Exit 81.
  • This puts you on Route 2/32 Connector.
  • At the light, turn right onto Route 2/32, which goes past Backus Hospital.
  • Go straight through 1 light.
  • At the 2nd light, take the left fork which puts you onto Broadway.
  • Go straight through 2 more lights. You will pass Norwich Free Academy, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and the Town Hall.
  • When you come to the 3rd light, which is at the bottom of the hill, NAC & The Donald L. Oat Theatre are in the first building directly on your right.


Parking is abundant in Downtown Norwich. You can sometimes park on Broadway street itself next to our building. If there is no parking there, you may have to go around the block to find street parking. At the light, you can turn left, left at the next light, then first left onto Bath Street. Instead of turning left onto Broadway, go right / straight up the hill past Norwich City Hall. Parking is available in the City Hall municipal lot on the right side of Broadway, Upper or Lower level. Or if you reach Crossway Street, turn left onto Crossway Street, then left onto Broadway and park as you are going down the hill.

OR — as you pass NAC, turn right at the light, right at the next light, then right onto Church Street. Parking is often available on Church Street or in the parking lot next to the church. Then walk to the bottom of Church, turn right onto Broadway, and you are at NAC. The Special needs / handicap entrance to the Donald L Oat Theatre is actually on Church Street, and you enter NAC from the rear of the building. Signs are posted.

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