The Sensory Friendly Theatre series is hosting a special performance of the world class illusionists, Champions of Magic this Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m., at the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. The series is sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
“Sensory Friendly Theatre offers a welcoming, non-judgmental space for children with autism and other sensory sensitivities,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “The series helps to bring first class, enriching experiences to children, in an environment where their families and caregivers can also relax and enjoy.”
Made possible by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders in association with DCA Productions, Champions of Magic will appear at the Union County Performing Arts Center direct from a hit season in London’s West End.
“Sensory Friendly Theatre has helped hundreds of children and their families connect with the Union County community through the power of live performances, and we are looking forward to another successful season,” said Freeholder Alexander Mirabella. The series launched as an initiative of Freeholder Mirabella when he served as Chairman in 2012.
The world-class illusionists who make up the Champions of Magic team return for a spectacular night of mystery that keeps audiences guessing. With over 20 million online views between them, and sold-out shows on their 2014, 2015 and 2016 tours, the cast includes international award winning magicians presenting incredible mind reading, stunning close-up magic and daring large-scale illusions.
Champions of Magic have been seen around the world as well as on TV in the UK. Witness the impossible, including disappearances, levitation, teleportation and a heart stopping finale, all presented with lighting and special effects to rival the biggest theatrical spectacles.
For each of the performances in Union County’s Sensory Friendly Theatre series, the environment at the Union County Performing Arts Center is adjusted to provide a sensory-friendly, comfortable and judgment-free space that is welcoming for all families.
Autism Friendly Spaces implements the supportive atmosphere at performance. For more information on what to expect at Sensory Friendly Theatre visit ucpac.org/sensory-friendly-theatre.
All tickets for are $8.00 per person and can be purchased through the Union County Performing Arts Center at ucpac.org or by calling the box office at 732-499-8226.
The Union County Performing Arts Center and box office are located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.
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