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.


THE COLOR PURPLE: Sunday, October 17 at 2pm
CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: Saturday, December 11 at 12pm
ELF THE MUSICAL: Sunday, December 12 at 2pm
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK: Sunday, February 13 at 2pm
THE CAT IN THE HAT: Saturday, February 26 at 2pm
WAIT UNTIL DARK: Sunday, March 20 at 2pm
MATILDA THE MUSICAL: Sunday, May 8 at 2pm
THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: Sunday, June 26
42ND STREET: Sunday, July 31

**Dates subject to change.

Frequently Asked Questions

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