Inclusive Performances

Inclusive Performances are designed to create a welcoming performing arts experience that is intended for patrons who have social, cognitive and physical challenges that create sensory sensitivities.

To prepare for their visits, patrons and families attending an Inclusive performance will have access to additional resource materials: social stories, story synopsis, a seating map upon request. Please email to request resource materials. 

See below for Inclusive Performance dates.

Civic Theatre Inclusive Performances Offer The Following:

  • Patrons are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance
  • Designated quiet areas within the theater building are provided
  • Civic Theatre staff trained to be inviting and accommodating to patrons' needs.

Questions? Contact our Box Office at 317.853.6315 or email for more information.


RENT - Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 2:00pm
A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 2:00pm
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 2:00pm
THE CAT IN THE HAT - Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 2:00pm
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 2:00pm
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 2:00pm
NEWSIES JR. - Sunday, June 25, 2023 at 2:00pm
MEAN GIRLS - Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 2:00pm

**Dates subject to change

Frequently Asked Questions

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