March 6, 2020

Sensory Friendly Screening: Onward at The Tull Family Theater

WHAT: A sensory friendly screening of the animated Pixar fantasy, Onward (PG-1 hr 42 min), will be hosted at The Tull Family Theater.

Adaptations that make the cinematic setting welcoming for those impacted by autism and other special needs include adjusted sound volume and lighting, screening room doors left open for those who need to stretch, and increased staffing levels that allow for a customized experience for each patron. The practices used for these inclusive screenings are detailed online.

While the cinema shows no previews, Pixar has included a 6-minute short, Maggie, based on The Simpsons.

WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.

WHERE: The Tull Family Theater, 418 Walnut St., Sewickley

TICKETS: $11 for general admission; $8.75 for seniors, children 10 and younger, college students and military with IDs, groups of 10 or more

Available online,, at the door or at the box office in advance

PARKING: Metered parking is steps away from the Theater in the municipal Green Street lot or on Walnut and surrounding streets

WHY: Sensory friendly screenings are supported by the Thomas Marshall Foundation and donors of the Theater so that all individuals and families can experience the magic of cinema.

About The Tull Family Theater
The Tull Family Theater, a 501(c) (3) Pennsylvania nonprofit, is a film-based arts organization created to strengthen cultural, educational and entertainment experiences in the region northwest of Pittsburgh. Supported by diverse private, public, corporate and foundation revenue streams, the Theater counts among its donors Allegheny Regional Asset District, Huntington Bank, and more than 1,000 individuals and its patrons. Their support sustains and expands programming at this independent cinema in Sewickley offering two screens and an event/performance space.

Contact: Karen Ferrick-Roman,, Cell 412.671.1456