TDF’s Autism Theatre Initiative Presented The First Autism-Friendly Performance of The King and I

Photos   TDF’s Autism Theatre Initiative Presented The First Autism-Friendly Performance of The King and I Photos of the April 24 performance at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
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TDF Volunteer hands a fidget to an audience member Anita and Steve Shevett

On April 24, Theatre Development Fund’s (TDF) Autism Theatre Initiative presented the first autism-friendly performance of Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The audience was comprised solely of families with children or adults on the autism-spectrum.

To learn more about TDF’s Autism Theatre Initiative go to tdf.org/autism or to see an entire range of Broadway performances accessible to people with physical and development disabilities go to the newly launched site theatreaccess.nyc.

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