On Saturday, May 5 at 2 p.m. we are excited to present a sensory-friendly performance for “The Wiz.” Sensory-Friendly performances are designed to create a welcoming theatre experience for anyone who might benefit from an adjusted environment--including those with autism or sensory sensitivities. This performance will feature adjustments to light and sound, a relaxed audience environment, and pre-show materials that outline what to expect during a visit to Ford's.
Call (202) 347-4833, option 7 for more information and to buy tickets. We can't wait to help you choose the best seats for you and your family and welcome you to Ford's Theatre!
Length: ~2 hours and 30 minutes including one intermission. Recommended for ages 8 and older.
Journey through Oz in This Tony-Winning Musical! Ease on down the road with Dorothy and her friends Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion on their quest to meet The Wiz. In this adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s magical novel, Dorothy is whisked away by a tornado to the fanciful land of Oz. There, she and her sidekicks encounter Munchkins, flying monkeys and a power-hungry witch named Evillene who vows to destroy them. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score, "The Wiz" is a musical feast featuring soul, gospel, R&B and pop. Rediscover the power of courage, heart, brains and friendship.
Sensory-Friendly Information: https://www.fords.org/accessibility/sensory-friendly/
The Wiz Information: https://www.fords.org/performances/current-and-upcoming/the-wiz/