The Paramount Theater in Seattle will have a sensory friendly performance of The Lion King on January 5th.  All tickets will be reduced in price and here are some of the accommodations being made for the performance:

  • Lower sound level, especially for startling or loud sounds
  • Lights remain on at a low level in the theatre 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 and activity areas within the theatre
  • Space throughout the theatre for standing and movement
  • Guidance and sensory supports (fidgets, earplugs, noise cancelling ear-muffs) available in the lobby before the show
  • Audience members are welcome to bring their own manipulatives, seat cushions, comfort objects, and extra support items to the show
  • Prior to the performances, tours can be scheduled with the Education Department. Please contact
  • Use of tablets, smart phones, and other electronic devices can be used with headphones during the performance
  • Extra staff and volunteer support
  • STG staff trained to be inviting and accommodating to families’ needs
  • Specialized Therapist will be assigned to every floor to support patrons in need
  • Character Guide, Guide to Attending the Show and Scene Breakdown will be available

More information, including a social story and character guide can be found at