Relaxed performances are specially adjusted sensory-friendly shows, designed to create a theatre experience that is welcoming, judgment-free, and inclusive of children and families with a wide range of sensory, learning, and communication differences, including, but not limited to individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as young children and anyone who might benefit from this relaxed environment.  

To make sure all feel welcome and comfortable:


  • House lights will remain on at a low level in the theatre

  • There will be a reduction of startling lighting

  • The audience will have freedom to talk, vocalize and leave seats during the performance as needed

  • There will be space available throughout the theater for standing and movement.

Delaware Theatre Company staff, who have been trained to be aware of and accommodating to families’ needs, will be available throughout the theatre and the lobby during the entire performance. Pre-show preparation materials will be available online as the performance date approaches to help prepare all attendees for the experience of visiting the Delaware Theatre Company and attending this performance.


If needed, a refund will be provided up to 72 hours following the performance. For more information, contact the box office.