Pictured: Jamie Sanders. Photo by Cory Weaver.
Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the addition of a sensory-friendly performance during the regular run of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, designed to create a theatrical experience welcoming to differently-abled individuals with sensory sensitivities.
The sensory-friendly performance (also known as sensory-relaxed) has been added on Tuesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm. Special accommodations for sensory-friendly performances include (from the press release):
- Lower sound level, especially for startling or loud sounds
- Lights remain on at a low level in the audience during the performance
- A reduction of strobe lighting or bright lighting focused on the audience
- Patrons are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance
- A designated quiet room will be set up adjacent to the theatre
- Space throughout the theater for standing and movement
- Special training for KCRep staff, who will be available to accommodate patrons’ needs and answer any questions they may have.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME runs through February 18th. For more information visit kcrep.org.