Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF

  • Paper Mill Playhouse 22 Brookside Dr Millburn, NJ, 07041 United States

Millburn, NJ- Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to announce a special autism-friendly performance for its critically-acclaimed, holiday musical, Elf.

Paper Mill Playhouse will offer this special autism-friendly performance of Elf on Tuesday, December 23, at 1:30PM. This performance is designed specifically for children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities.

When ordering tickets for this show, tell them Autism Radio sent you for an additional discount.

This is the second time Paper Mill Playhouse has expanded its autism-friendly performances to a mainstage production after a successful performance of Disney’s The Little Mermaid in 2013. The theater environment will be altered for this performance, providing a sensory-friendly, comfortable and judgment-free space that is welcoming to all families. The performance itself will be adjusted with special attention paid to lighting and sound. Paper Mill Playhouse Autism-Friendly performances are planned in cooperation with Paper Mill Playhouse’s Autism Advisory Team: Linda S. Meyer, Ed.D., BCBA-D, MPA, CPT. Kelly A. Carlile, M.A., BCBA, and Jeff Jacobs, M.A., BCBA.
 
Based on the holiday film starring Will Ferrell, Elf is the fantastical holiday musical for the entire family! This is the hilarious and joyous tale of Buddy, an orphan who is mistakenly transported to the North Pole and raised by Santa's elves. Now, as a grownup, he embarks on a journey to discover his true identity.  It's a holiday treat for the entire family.
 
Tickets for this special performance are on sale now and range from $28 to $99. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at PaperMill.org. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express accepted. Groups of 10 or more can receive up to a 40% discount on tickets and should call 973.315.1680. 

http://www.papermill.org/press-releases/current-season/368-elf-has-an-autism-friendly-performance.html