Autism-Friendly Performances

Theater for everyone

Autism-Friendly performances are theater experiences in which the environment and typical “rules of attendance” have been relaxed to accommodate individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities and the families and professional who support them. Learn more about our Autism-friendly accommodations below.

Dog Man: The Musical

Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Theaterworks USA | Ages 6 & beyond!
Dog Man: The Musical is a hilarious new production based on the worldwide bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants. Best buds George and Harold have been creating comics for years, but now that they’re in 5th grade, they figure it's time to level up and write a musical based on their favorite character, Dog Man, the crime-biting sensation who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!! An Autism-Friendly Performance planned in cooperation with the Paper Mill Autism Advisory Team MEET YOUR SEAT OPEN HOUSE: Friday, December 6 from 3PM—5PM.
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Charlotte's Web

Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Theatreworks USA | Ages 4 & up
Based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte explores true meaning of friendship. An Autism-Friendly Performance planned in cooperation with the Paper Mill Autism Advisory Team. MEET YOUR SEAT OPEN HOUSE: Friday, June 12 from 3PM—5PM.
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Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Autism Friendly Performance

Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 1:30 PM
Paper Mill Playhouse | Ages 4 & beyond
This enchanting, Tony-nominated Broadway adaptation of the beloved musical will put a spell on audiences of all ages. Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella showcases some of the songwriting duo’s loveliest tunes, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible,” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” as well as some new characters and surprising twists. Add a dash of fairy-tale romance, magical onstage transformations, and the iconic pumpkin and glass slippers—and you’re guaranteed to have a ball! An Autism-Friendly Performance planned in cooperation with the Paper Mill Autism Advisory Team MEET YOUR SEAT OPEN HOUSE: Friday, December 20 from 3PM—5PM
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