Press Release

For Immediate Release: October 11, 2017

Union County brings Visually Stunning Sensory-Friendly Performance of GALUMPHA to Rahway

Imaginative Acrobatic Fun for the Whole Family

Union County – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to bring a sensory-friendly performance featuring the visually stunning acrobatics of GALUMPHA to the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m.

All tickets are $8 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.

“Union County’s series of sensory-friendly music, theater, and dance performances are specially adapted to help reduce disturbances and increase access for children and adults of all abilities,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen. “The Freeholder Board is proud to partner with DCA Productions to bring the imaginative and exciting artistry of Galumpha as a sensory-friendly performance to the community.”

Galumpha combines stunning acrobatics, striking visual effects, physical comedy, and inventive choreography to bring to life a world of imagination and beauty; a sensory feast of images, consistently bringing audiences to their feet.

For each of the performances in Union County’s Sensory Friendly Theatre series the theatre 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.

Save the dates – mark your calendar for additional upcoming Sensory-Friendly Theatre series performances sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. On Sunday, November 19 bring the entire family to experience the beloved classic Nutcracker performed by American Repertory Ballet. Then, on Sunday, January 21 Champions of Magic take the stage for a spectacular evening of mystery and magic.

Autism Friendly Spaces implements the supportive atmosphere at each of the sensory-friendly performances. For more information on what to expect at a Sensory Friendly Theatre performance visit ucpac.org/sensory-friendly-theatre.

For more information or to purchase tickets call the Union County Performing Arts Center, 732-499-8226 or visit ucpac.org. The UCPAC Box Office, located at 1601 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM and is also open late on Thursdays until 8:00 PM.

For information on additional Union County recreational programs for people with disabilities age five and up, call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4781 or visit ucnj.org.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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Photo Caption: Union County’s Sensory Friendly Theatre series brings a sensory friendly performance featuring the visually stunning acrobatics of GALUMPHA to the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m.

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