Thanks to the Theater Development Fund's Autism Theater Initative, there will be an autism-friendly performance of Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Aventure on Saturday, April 19th at 11 am at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York! You can purchase tickets while supplies last for this upcoming performance here.
An autism friendly performace provides a supportive environment for audiences which includes eliminating distractions that could cause sensitivty to someone on the autism spectrum such as intense lighting or loud noises. This performance adds to the autism-friendly performances that have been offered during the 2013-2014 Broadway Season which has included The Lion King, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, and Wicked.
For more information on the Autism Theater Initative you can read a Q&A we did with Lisa Carling, Theater Development Fund's Director of Accessibility here. Below is a short clip of what an autism-friendly performance looks like. You can also see another Disney Junior performance from The New York City’s P94M: The Spectrum School here.