Relaxed performances are specifically designed to be sensitive to patrons who might benefit from a more relaxed environment, patrons of all abilities are welcome, including autism spectrum disorder and those with a wide range of social, sensory, or educational needs.

One performance for every show on the Main Stage is designated as a relaxed performance.  This will be a matinee performance on the second Saturday of every show.



Specifically, relaxed performances will:

  • Welcome children of all ages, including babes in arms
  • Be understanding of patrons who make noise
  • Be understanding of patrons who may need to stand, walk, or leave and re-enter the performance
  • If you don’t want to re-enter the theatre, we have screens in the lobby that you can watch instead
  • The cast will provide pre-show information such as plot summary and when to expect loud noises
  • Extreme special effects, such as strobe lights, are reduced or softened
  • Auditorium lights only slightly dimmed

Patrons considering attending a relaxed performance should still consider show description, as the subject matter of some shows may not be suitable for all audiences.


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