American Repertory Theatre presents Sensory Friendly Performance of The Light Princess

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  • December 30, 2014 - December 30, 2014
  • Location: American Repertory Theatre

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present a Sensory Friendly performance of The Light Princess on December 30th at 2:00PM for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders or other sensory sensitivities. The Light Princess is now playing at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Battle Street, Cambridge, MA.  

Social stories, a character guide, and read-aloud version of The Light Princess will be made available to all families prior to the performance date.  A touch tour will precede the Sensory Friendly performance. The tour includes a tactile tour of costumes and production materials, and storytelling of The Light PrincessThe touch tour and storytelling will be held in the West Lobby starting one hour prior to curtain.

The Light Princess, with book by Lila Rose Kaplan; music and lyrics by Mike Pettry and directed by Allegra Libonati, is a whimsical children's musical based on the fairy tale by George MacDonald. A princess is cursed by a witch to live without gravity! Floating through life, the Princess is out of touch with the people around her.

See if the Princess finds her way to the ground and learns to love!

Adaptations for the Sensory Friendly performance will include reduction of stage lighting and sound, moderate theater lighting for visibility, designated quiet areas outside the auditorium, and other accommodations.

To purchase tickets for these performances, please call 617-547-8300 or email

Box office hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 12:00pm - 5:00pm.

For further information call 617-547-8300, email,, or visit

The Loeb Drama Center, located at 64 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, is accessible to persons with special needs and to those requiring wheelchair seating or first-floor restrooms.

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