• Annie: Sensory-Friendly Performance

  • Sat, 10/12/2019 at 7:30 pm
  • Omaha Community Playhouse
    6915 Cass St
    68132 Omaha
Annie: Sensory-Friendly Performance - Omaha Community Playhouse - Omaha

The Omaha Community Playhouse, in partnership with Autism Action Partnership, will host a sensory-friendly performance of Annie on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. This special performance is designed to create an experience that is welcoming to those with autism spectrum disorders, sensory sensitivities and other special needs. Accommodations for this performance will include:• House lights will remain on at a low level in the theatre throughout the performance.• Off-stage volunteers will raise glow sticks one minute prior to potentially triggering events in the production such as loud noises, bright lighting, strobe lighting, etc.• Sensory kits will be available for those attending.• Designated quiet zones will be available in the lobby areas outside of the theatre throughout the performance.Those attending our sensory-friendly performance may experience some talking and movement from audience members throughout the performance.The Omaha Community Playhouse strives to create performing arts experiences that are enjoyable for all members of our community. If you would like additional information on our sensory-friendly performance or other accommodations, please contact the OCP Box Office at (402) 553-0800.Everyone’s favorite red-headed orphan takes the stage at the Omaha Community Playhouse! Annie is the beloved tale of a young girl who never gives up hope of one day reuniting with her parents. After enlisting the help of Depression-era billionaire Oliver Warbucks, Annie finds herself in a tangled web of con artists, kidnappers and—worst of all—Miss Hannigan! With a little help from her orphan friends and her dog, Sandy, Annie ultimately finds a place where she belongs in this heartwarming classic. Featuring timeless songs like “Tomorrow” and “It’s The Hard-Knock Life,” Annie has been delighting audiences of all ages for decades.