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Sensory Friendly Performances

Tickets for the 2022/2023 Season's Sensory Friendly Performances are $10*, and are on sale now. Order by phone at (414) 267-2961, weekdays 9AM-4PM, or order online.

*Performances at the Marcus Performing Arts Center will add a $3.50 facility fee per ticket.

Enjoy a performance where families with children who need sensory accommodations can share the experience of seeing family-friendly theater.

These performances feature a welcoming environment including lower sound, lights up, and available quiet areas staffed by educators experienced with the care of students with autism and other developmental differences. 

Sensory Friendly performance accommodations include:

  • Smaller audience size 
  • Reduction of loud or jarring sounds
  • Reductions in flashing or strobe lights
  • Modification of the house lights during the performance
  • Accommodated house rules: audience members are free to talk or move during the show. 
  • An opportunity to see the actors in costume prior to the performance. 
  • Quiet areas available, staffed by educators experienced with the care of students on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities. 
  • Patrons are welcome to use sensory items such as noise-cancelling headphones or fidgets in the theater during the performance.
  • Social stories that outline the experience at the theater available; show-specific social stories created closer to the performance date. 
  • TV monitors available in the Todd Wehr Theater lobby from which to view the performance, should an audience member need to leave the theater during the performance. 
  • Money back guarantee: If you realize before the performance that a trip to the theater will not be ideal for your family on that day, we will offer a ticket exchange to another performance of your choice or a refund of your ticket purchase.

Please review our COVID-19 Safety Protocols as you plan your return to live theater performances.

Arthur and Friends Make a Musical!

Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 3:30PM

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™: The Musical

Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 3:30PM

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Carmela Full of Wishes

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 3:30PM

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The Hobbit

Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 4PM

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The SpongeBob Musical for Young Audiences

Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 3:30PM

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Bob Marley's Three Little Birds

Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 3:30PM

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