Wharton Center Presents: Miss Nelson Has A Field Day - Sensory-Friendly Performance

Venue: Wharton Center for Performing Arts
Location: Wharton Center for Performing Arts
Address: 750 E Shaw Ln Michigan State University Cobb Great Hall East Lansing, MI
Times: Performance starts at 1:30 p.m.
Admission: See Website for Details
Contact: Wharton Center
1-800-Wharton
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This fun-filled musical, featuring the Dallas Children’s Theatre, takes us to Horace B. Smedley School where the Smedley Tornadoes have never won a football game. In fact, they have never even scored a single point! With such a poor record and a team that is out of control, kind-hearted Miss Nelson comes to the rescue when she enlists the help of her alter ego, the ill-tempered Miss Viola Swamp, to coach the team and whip them into shape. 

What are Sensory-Friendly Performances?
At Sensory-Friendly Performances, accommodations will include:

  • Lower sound and light levels; all strobe light effects removed.
  • House lights on at a low level throughout the performance.
  • Audience members are welcome to stand, move around, and enter and leave the theatre as needed.
  • An Activities Area with crafts and sensory activities as well as designated quiet areas.
  • Autism specialists and trained volunteers on hand.
  • Sensory supports available (fidgets, earplugs).
  • A Social Story that portrays the theatre-going experience with pictures and text.
  • A Character Guide with pictures identifying each character in the show.
  • Audience members are welcome to bring their own manipulatives, seat cushions, comfort objects, headphones, electronics, special snacks, and other support items to the

April 26, 2020
Location: 750 E Shaw Ln, Wharton Center for Performing Arts, MI
Phone: 1-800-Wharton
Time: Performance starts at 1:30 p.m.
Price: See Website for Details

Wharton Center Presents: Miss Nelson Has A Field Day - Sensory-Friendly Performance