of the Board and staff of ELTC believe that anyone who
would like to attend an ELTC production, or would like
to work for or volunteer their time to the company, should be able to do
If anyone needs special accommodations,
please call 609-884-5898 at least one week prior to the scheduled event
so that members of the company can work to meet your needs.
Scroll down for details about Accessibility.
Discount tickets are available to people with disabilities and their
accompanying support companions.
Playbills are available in large
print format. Upon request, brochures, newsletters,
and flyers can be created in large print, and are either hand delivered,
mailed, or e-mailed to patrons. If requested, every effort will
be made to have this information available on audio-tapes and delivered
to the patron in a timely fashion.
Copies of scripts are available
in large print format and, in some instances, available by way
of attachments to e-mail.
Sign language interpreted performances
are offered at select performances throughout the season.
are offered upon request and require usually at least eight hours
notice. The patron is asked to be at the theatre an hour-and-a-half
before the play begins.
There is accessible seating for service
An infrared audio amplification system is installed
and receivers are available at the box office.
Parking and Drop Off Areas:
are two spaces, marked with the International Symbol of Accessibility,
both van accessible, and paved. There is an accessible drop off/passenger
loading area in front of the entrance.
Wheelchair Lift & Parking
Lot Entrance: There is a wheelchair lift near the parking lot,
fully-operable by one in the chair, able to take the person up
to the second floor where the performance space is located, or to remain
on the first floor. This entrance faces the parking lot. There is always a staff member present who knows how to operate this lift.
The cement sidewalk to the main entrance meets the minimum requirements
for accessibility, but the entrance has a non-accessible threshold.
The doorway itself meets the minimum width requirements for accessibility
and leads into a small landing.
From this landing are two small stairways with railings: one leading
down to the restrooms and another leading to the vestibule, which
serves as the theater’s lobby, box office area, and concession.
A staff person is always
available to assist people with walking and visual difficulties
up and down both sets of stairs.
There is an accessible
restroom on the same level as the sanctuary.
Lobby Area: Box Office & Concessions:
The lobby is also the vestibule of the church, and is accessible.
There are no phones in the vestibule. The box office manager has a cell
phone for anyone who requests the use of a phone.
The box office phone
is in ELTC’s office, which is not in the church. There is no TTY telephone,
but staff members who answer the phone are aware of the relay service
that can be reached by dialing 711.
The water fountains are on
the lower level. Front of house staff give cups of water to those who
have walking difficulties. Bottled water is also available in the lobby
The Sanctuary (ELTC’s performance space):
The vestibule and doorway
leading into the sanctuary meet requirements for accessibility.
The stationary pews are not accessible and comfortable seating
capacity is 150. The two main aisles are wide enough for wheelchair accessibility,
and up to 10 wheelchairs can be accommodated.
Technical Facilities: Stage Area and Dressing Rooms:
The entrance to the lounge and dressing
room areas, as well as these areas, are accessible. The route from
the lounge area to the stage is not wheelchair accessible from
backstage. With the use of a portable ramp, a performer in a wheelchair can have access.