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Beginning in the 2017-18 season, Trinity Repertory Company offers a series of moderately-adjusted performances of every show to meet the needs of audience members with autism, PTSD, and/or sensitivities to light and sound.

To purchase a subscription to this series, click here.

Sensory-Friendly performance dates for the 2017-18 season are:
Death of a Salesman on October 17, 2017 at 7:30pm
Skeleton Crew on November 21, 2017 at 7:30pm
Into the Breeches! on February 20, 2018 at 7:30pm
Othello on March 13, 2018 at 7:30pm
Native Gardens on May 1, 2018 at 7:30pm
Ragtime on May 22, 2018 at 7:30pm

What is special about these performances?

Sensory-friendly performances will be identical to other performances of the run, but will feature a lantern placed discretely in the theater to let patrons know when a loud sound or intense lighting cue (such as strobe lights) is about to play, giving them the chance to close their eyes or block their ears.

In addition to a warning lantern before intense sound and light effects, sensory-friendly performances will offer trained ushers in the audience to offer assistance, a social story and plot synopsis sent in advance, and a safe space in the lobby for patrons to return to if they need a break from the performance.

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Patrons should note that Sensory-Friendly performances are still more appropriate for an audience of teenagers and adults. For family-friendly sensory-friendly performances, please see Trinity Rep's Sensory Friendly Plus! series.


Tickets for Trinity Rep’s sensory-friendly performances can be purchased as a subscription starting at $114 for all six plays or starting at $25 for a single ticket. The subscription includes all Trinity Rep subscriber benefits such as discounts on additional full price tickets, and VIP rewards for discounts at local restaurants and retailers and is on sale now. Non-subscription tickets will go on sale August 8, 2017.

To purchase tickets click here, call (401) 351-4242, or visit the Trinity Rep box office at 201 Washington St. in Providence.

Preparing for the performance:
Check back fall of 2017 for a social story about seeing a play at Trinity Rep.
Check back fall of 2017 for plot synopses.

Still need more info? Call (401) 351-4242 or email us at boxoff@trinityrep.com.