July 25, 2023, Broadway World: SESAME STREET THE MUSICAL to Present Sensory-Friendly Performances https://www.broadwayworld.com/off-broadway/article/SESAME-STREET-THE-MUSICAL-to-Present-Sensory-Friendly-Performances-20230725
Sesame Street the Musical has announced upcoming dates for their special Sensory-Friendly Performances, which will take place on Wednesday August 30 at 7:00PM, Friday September 22 at 7:00PM, and Sunday October 22 at 2:30PM. Sesame Street the Musical returns to New York City after last year’s acclaimed run, playing at Theater 555 (555 West 42nd Street), and is presented by Rockefeller Productions, a leader in quality family entertainment, and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind the iconic “Sesame Street” television series.
SENSORY- FRIENDLY PERFORMANCES
These special performances will offer accommodations including lowered audio, raised house lighting, a “no shushing allowed” policy, fidget toys available, and designated relaxation spaces during the performance.
“We are excited to be hosting special Sensory-Friendly Performances for audiences who will enjoy a relaxed theatergoing experience. Creating accessible theatre is at the core mission of our company, and we are thrilled to welcome those of all ages and abilities to enjoy their favorite friends from Sesame Street on the theatre stage,” said the musical’s director and producer, Jonathan Rockefeller.