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Our performances are at the Dragonfly Theater, Raymond J. Grey Jr. High School, 16 Charter Road, Acton, MA 01720 https://goo.gl/maps/zquzCcnUHCbVfbb39
The performances are scheduled for:
Friday, March 24 7:00pm
Saturday, March 25 1:00pm
Sunday, March 26 1:00pm
Friday, March 31 7:00pm (Audio Described)
Saturday, April 1 1:00pm (Audio Described)
Saturday, April 1 7:00pm
Sunday, April 2 1:00pm (Audio Described)
All Shows Sensory Friendly, Interpreted into American Sign Language and Open Captioned. Second Weekend shows are Audio Described.
About Our Current Show: Run time estimated at 2 hour 30 minutes with intro and bows and intermission.
Tickets are available here. They will be available online. Tickets will also be sold at the door IF WE ARE NOT SOLD OUT. Admission to our shows is free for a caregiver accompanying a visitor with a disability (PCA). Reach out to us for this accommodation.
Did you know anyone with a Massachusetts-issued EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer), WIC (Women, Infants & Children), or ConnectorCare health insurance card can get reduced or free admission into more than 300 cultural organizations across the Commonwealth? See the full list of participating organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts. Card to Culture is a collaboration between the Mass Cultural Council and the Executive Office of Health of Human Services’ Department of Transitional Assistance and Department of Public Health, and the Massachusetts Health Connector.
We are pleased to participate in the Massachusetts card to culture discount program. Discounts are available to Massachusetts EBT, WIC and ConnectorCare cardholders. Up to 2 tickets per season priced at $10 each. EBT, WIC and ConnectorCare Cardholders and companion seating for paid caretakers. Please call our ticket team at 978-264-8150 or email Tickets@Opendoortheater.org to take advantage of this program. For individuals who receive state food assistance grants – use the following discount codes: WIC or EBT or CCARE
Refreshments & Allergy Information
Refreshments will be sold before the show and during intermission.. Allergen warning: please do not bring any peanut, products or citrus due to life-threatening allergies among our community members.
Accessibility & Special Performances
Accessible and companion seating seating available. We have marked best visibility for ASL seating and Caption screen. Please contact our ticket team at 978-264-8150 or email Tickets@Opendoortheater.org with specific questions or for more information.
American Sign Language: All shows are ASL interpreted. Patrick Star is played by the talented and acclaimed Deaf Actress, Sabrina Dennison. Our Awesome ASL Team is Kristin Johnson, DASL, Jennifer Furton, NIC, Amber Ilg, NIC, Anastacia Mirrione, NIC. See ASL VLOG with show info and sign names here. (Thumbnail of Sabrina, actress who plays Patrick Star wearing a silly pink wig in a Sponge Bob sweatshirt in front of a wind machine)
Captioning: All performances are open captioned by projections on the proscenium walls.
Sensory Friendly: all shows are relaxed format and built to be sensory friendly. Everyone is welcome. We will have a pre-show introduction of characters and a chill out area with a live feed of the performance on a flat screen monitor in the lobby. Social story link short version and full version are available as a primer and Character guide is also available.
Audio Description: Saturday 4/1 1 pm, and Sunday 4/2 1 pm. Description preshow here below soon. We will open broadcast our preshow for all patrons prior to the AD shows but to hear the AD throughout the show, please ask for an AD headset at the ticket booth. (We offer tactile tours preshow, just ask in advance and come early!) Describers: Cori Couture and Dave Heard. Preshow Audio Description of Sets, Costumes and Venue orientation available on our pre show Audio Description recording here .
ALDs: Assisted listening devices available for all performances include over the ear headsets, earbuds and telecoil enabled loop system. Patrons may also bring their own mono headsets. Please ask for a headset at ticket booth.
Family Bathrooms: Are available during the performances. .
Animals: Assistance dogs in vests are always allowed and welcome. During the performance, one of our actors on stage uses an assistance dog, named Quimby, who is hypoallergenic.
Covid Precautions: Masking is not required but encouraged and welcome. Our cast is fully vaccinated.
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