Sensory Friendly Performances
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Sensory Friendly

Our Sensory Friendly Performances are theater experiences in which the environment and typical “rules of attendance” are relaxed. We strive to accommodate individuals with autism and developmental disabilities.

For more information, please contact Danny Campos at 

Our Facility

The Growing Stage strives to follow our mission of providing not just a moment, but lasting memories for the entire family. Therefore, our commitment is to create an environment that is accessible to all.

  • The Lobby and Theatre Space are both street level and there are no level changes required for access.
  • Two public restrooms off the lobby each with an accessible stall. Our seating consists of 225 folding chairs on one entire level.
  • There is a slight rake to the floor. No limits to the number of patrons with wheelchairs.
  • The Historic Palace Theatre is a multi-level facility with 3 floors accessible by our elevator which is fully ADA compliant.
  • Further, public signage appears in Braille throughout the building.

At all Sensory Friendly Performances, enjoy high-quality entertainment in a safe and supportive sensory-friendly environment.

  • Pre-Visit Social Story provided
  • Dimmed house lights allow children and families to easily move around and exit the theatre
  • Bring your own snacks and drinks.
  • Limited crowds with open seating to allow space between families
  • Reduced and consistent sound levels throughout the show Designated “Quiet Areas” to take a break
  • We allow the use of tablets and smartphones for communication.
  • Provided Activity Guides at the performance
  • General Seating –  Select your preferred seats!

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Ticketing System

  • Main Stage Performances are normally Saturdays at 4:00PM and Sunday at 2:00PM. Friday performances are on a limited basis at 7:30pm.
  • Studio Series Performances: Thursday/Friday at 7:30PM, Saturday at 4:00PM and Sunday at 2:00PM.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Local Flavor Coupons and Groupons cannot be redeemed online.  You must call the Box Office to reserve and redeem. Box Office is open daily Monday thru Friday from 10:30am to 3:00pm. Please call at least 24 hours prior to redeem.
  • Seating begins 30 minutes prior to each performance. If you select Will Call as your ticket delivery method, your tickets will be available for pick up starting an hour prior to the performance.
  • Seating is general admission except for season ticket holders and groups of 10 or more.
  • Sales are final and no refunds will be given unless the performance is cancelled. If you are unable to attend, please contact the Box Office and we will do our best to accommodate you at a different performance based on availability.
  • Concessions will be available for sale before the performance and during intermission. Outside food and drink is not allowed.
  • Parking is available in the bank parking lot next to the theatre (when the bank is closed), the park lot behind the bank lot, and on the surrounding streets. If needed, overflow parking is available at the Methodist Church down the street.
  • If you have any questions, please contact the Box Office at 973-347-4946 or and we will be happy to assist you.

    Group Sales (10 or more) are available by calling the Box Office at (973) 347-4946.

Please fill out this form to receive more information or call 973-347-4946

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