Wharton Center presents Sensory-Friendly Performance: CLEMENTINE
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EAST LANSING - "Clementine is having a terrible week, but this spunky eight-year-old doesn't let her daily visits to the principal's office get her down! ......"
The Wharton Center presented musical CLEMENTINE at 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, and an additional Sensory-Friendly Performance (SFP) at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 25.
This sensory-friendly performance is accessible to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), developmental disabilities, sensory processing disorder and other sensory sensitive people and their families. It featured many accommodations such as lower sound levels and an elimination of potentially startling special effects and lighting. Audience were allowed to stand and move around as needed. Earplugs, noise-cancelling head phones were provided in the lobby for sensory support.
There will be another sensory-friendly performance coming on stage: Disney’s The Lion King, on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2pm.
Clementine is part of Act One Family Series at Wharton Center. This Series is specially designed for young audiences and their families, and feature national and international touring youth theatre production companies.