Disney Announce Lion King Autism Friendly Show

The Lion King Autism showThe much loved and popular Disney Musical, The Lion King, has recently announced a special autism friendly performance of their show. Partnering with The National Autistic Society, The Lion King are putting on their fourth autism friendly production at the Lyceum theatre in London. Autism-friendly performances are very important for London theatre shows to allow disabled children and their families to enjoy the fun of the theatre in a friendly, supportive and inclusive environment.

The Lion King musical takes audiences through an epic journey of the story of Simba and his adventures to become king of the pride lands. With amazing sets and costumes that bring Africa to life, this musical, with all of the Disney hits, is a must see for everyone. The musical has been a hit on the West End for 17 years and is still running with huge success. With huge hits written by Elton John and having played over 25 productions in different locations, it shows that this musical is a smash hit Disney theatrical production is loved all around the world.Disney Lion King Autism

The next autism-friendly show will be on 4th June 2017, the theatre staff will be trained to help from the moment you book tickets to when you leave the theatre. On the day of the play, volunteers from both Disney and The National Autistic Society will be on hand throughout the theatre to support everyone. The production makes special adjustments so that the play is more comfortable for children to watch including special adjustments to the lights and sounds and a more comfortable viewing area. There is an estimated 700,000 people on the autistic spectrum in the UK which can cause high sensitivity to the senses, making everyday life challenging. By theatres creating more accessible shows for audiences with impairments, it allows more inclusion to mainstream society and let people with autism and their families enjoy the theatre without any problems.

Read more about Lion King the Musical at www.boxofficetheatre.co.uk.