Milwaukee Ballet is thrilled to host sensory-friendly productions. To celebrate our 50th Anniversary, we’re adding Peter Pan as an option, along with our 5th annual presentation of The Nutcracker for children and families with autism or other sensory processing disorders.
Presented in partnership with Autism Speaks and the Marcus Performing Arts Center.
Friday, December 13 | 6:00pm
Sunday, May 10 | 6:00pm
What makes our performance of The Nutcracker a sensory friendly show?
Relaxed House Rules
Squishy toys & fidgets available
House lights remain on
Doors remain open for exiting theater as needed
Use of tablet/smartphones allowed (no photos of performance)
Designated ‘Quiet Zone’ in Green Room for breaks during performance
‘Meet-and-Greet’ with performers from 5:15-5:45pm before the show to familiarize yourself with the characters.
Recorded music to control volume output
No flashing lights, stage fog/smoke or sudden sounds
Adjusted Performance Run Time
Act I: 46 minutes
Intermission: 15 minutes
Act II: 41 minutes
General Admission tickers: $20.
Three ways to buy:
Call Milwaukee Ballet Box Office at 414-902-2103 | Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm
Call or email Keri-Ayn Hough at Marcus Performing Arts Center at 414-273-7121 (x213) | Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5pm