SENSORY FRIENDLY: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Bushnell Center | Kids Out and About Hartford

SENSORY FRIENDLY: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Bushnell Center

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 11/28/2021
The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. See all of your favorite characters as they come to life in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical! Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us. Based on the animated television special “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and the stage production directed and conceived by Jeff Frank and First Stage. Script adaptation by Robert Penola. Arrangements by Timothy Splain. Orchestration by William C. White.

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Important Ticketing Information:
The 1pm presentation of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical is a Sensory Friendly/Relaxed performance. To purchase tickets to this performance, use code RELAX21. (Ticket tip: Don't forget to click the check mark to apply your code!)

► To purchase tickets to the standard 5pm presentation, click here.

NOTE: Each attendee is required to have a ticket regardless of age.


Sensory Friendly/Relaxed performances and events are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families and friends on the autism spectrum or with sensory sensitivities.

Slight adjustments to the production are made and accommodations for these performances and events will include:

  • Lower sound level, especially for startling or loud sounds;

  • Lights remain on at a low level in the theater during the performance;

  • A reduction of strobe lighting or lighting focused on the audience;

  • Patrons are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance;

  • Designated quiet areas within the theater, staffed with autism specialists;

  • Space throughout the theater for standing and movement;

  • Limited crowds and visitors at the The Bushnell during the day and timing of the performance; and

  • Bushnell staff and volunteers trained to be inviting and accommodating to families' needs.

► To prepare for your trip to The Bushnell, review our Sensory Friendly/Relaxed FAQ.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


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