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ASL Interpreted Performance at the Theatre

Accessibility at the Fulton Theatre

The Fulton Theatre in Lancaster PA offers multiple accessibility options for deaf and hard of hearing people coming to see their shows.

Reserve your tickets now!

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive Listening Devices amplify and clarify the sound onstage. The inconspicuous FM receiver may be used in any seat at any performance. Induction neck loops are available for patrons who use hearing aids and cochlear implants with a “T” switch feature (also known as “T-coil” or “telephone switch” or “telephone coil”).  There is no charge to use a receiver. They are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis from the Audience Services Desk, located near the main lobby restrooms.

ASL Interpretation

Certified interpreters for select performances provide American Sign Language interpretation. To access special reserved seating, complete an Accessibility Ticket Reservation Form. If you need to cancel your reservation, contact access@thefulton.org so that we may extend an offer to wait listed patrons. The Pay-What-You-Want program is available for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing at all ASL interpreted performances.



ASL interpreted performances are held on the second Saturday of each Marquee Series production on the following dates:

  • South Pacific – Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 2PM
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 2PM
Open Captioned Performances

Open-Captioned performances provide patrons with live text presentation of onstage dialogue on a LED screen situated in a box to the right side of the stage. The captions seen on the LED screen may be read from most seats in the theatre, though many prefer seats in the Parquet or Orchestra sections for the best view. An experienced captioner scrolls text in sync with the actors’ spoken word. Tickets can be reserved at the box office or online. The Pay-What-You-Want program is available for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing at all open captioned performances. Please fill out the Accessibility Ticket Reservation Form for the Pay-What-You-Want rate.

Open-captioned performances are held on the second Saturday and third Tuesday of each Marquee Series production on the following dates:

Mainstage Series

  • South Pacific – Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 2PM and Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 7:30PM
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 2PM and Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 7:30PM


screenshot from the fulton theatre schedule

Job Opportunities

We have two job opportunities available that require fluency in sign language.

JOB TITLE: Client Services Associate (Lancaster)
REPORTS TO: Director of Client Services of KDHHS
Hours: Part time 30-34 Hours a week


JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant – FT

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 7:30am – 4pm, Wednesday 7:30am – 4pm, Friday 8am – 1pm


Candidates should submit a letter/email of interest along with a current resume to or call for more information.
KDHHS is an EOE.

Apply to Champion Personnel
2045 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19605

FREE Dental Services

Mom-n-PA is a non-profit dedicated to providing dental services to underserved Pennsylvanians.

No eligibility requirements or appointments, first come first served.

Services include cleanings, fillings, extractions, and some root canal or denture services.

Where: Santander Arena in Reading

When June 21-22 starting at 6am

Learn more at mom-n-pa.com

free dental services at the santander arena june 21 and 22

FREE Strobe Smoke Alarms from the Red Cross

Does someone in your household need assistive fire safety equipment? Are you interested in learning more about how to prepare your home and family against a home fire? Sign up for a home fire safety visit from your local Red Cross.


The American Red Cross and its partners install FREE assistive equipment that is designed to alert individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in the event of a fire. Resources are made available as supplies allow.

KDHHS Social Security Info Workshop

For Lancaster Deaf and HH Community – ASL Interpretation

Where: Lancaster Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

2270 Old Philadelphia Pike; Lancaster, PA 17602

(Limited – 25 people)


If you are unable to come, you can still attend virtually (Zoom- No Limit).

Social Security Administration (SSA) Presenter will explain the Social Security benefits including:

Social Security Administration (SSA) Presenter will explain the Social Security benefits including:
1- Retirement – What to do when you are ready to retire? What is the retirement age? Will you get more money if you delay your retirement? Can you work while on SS-Retirement benefit? The Social Security Retirement benefit is a monthly check that replaces part of your income when you reduce your hours or stop working altogether.
2- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – Are you qualified for SSDI? What are the rules? The SSDI program pays benefits to you and certain family members if you are “insured.” This means that you worked long enough – and recently enough – and paid Social Security taxes on your earnings.
3- Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – Who can apply for SSI? What are the rules? The SSI program pays benefits to adults and children who meet our requirements for a qualifying disability and have limited income and resources.
4- Appeals – What to do if you disagree with Social Security?

*** If you need special accommodations (tactile, near/low vision, etc.), please contact Karen Pfortsch, Keystone Deaf and Hard of Hearing, VP/Voice 717-283-4460 or kpfortsch@kdhhs.net***

Keystone Deaf & Hard of Hearing provides clients services throughout Berks and Lancaster County, while also providing sign language interpreting services throughout southeastern PA.

See our Mission and Vision Statement as well as our current board members. Our dedicated Board Members volunteer their time and energy to help us serve you. We are always seeking volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors or on a Committee. Please email Kandy Reyes at kreyes@kdhhs.net.


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