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Sensory Friendly Music, Dance and More are Coming to Union County, March 13

Union County, NJ – March 3, 2022 – The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents to enjoy a sensory friendly production of music, dance and humor presented by the well-known performance group Artrageous. The show will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 13 at the Union County Performing Arts Center, located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.

The performance is part of the Sensory Friendly Theatre series sponsored by the Commissioner Board. All tickets are $8.00 per person and must be purchased in advance. To buy tickets online visit ucpac.org; do not use any other website.  Attendees can also call the box office at 732-499-8226 to buy tickets in advance.

“Sensory Friendly Theatre has brought the inclusive, enriching experience of live performance to thousands of Union County residents since we first began the series in 2012, and we are very happy to welcome Artrageous to our community,” said Commissioner Board Chair Rebecca Williams.

Artrageous is a troupe of artists, singers, dancers and musicians from the high desert of New Mexico, with high energy to match. Their unique, dynamic approach to performance combines art, music, song, dance and humor with a powerful message about art and the human experience.

COVID-19 safety regulations are in effect for all performances at UCPAC. For details visit ucpac.org/covid-19. Those reserving tickets are advised to check for updates prior to arriving at the theatre.

The Sensory Friendly Theatre series showcases exciting live performances in a welcoming, judgement-free environment for children with autism and other sensory sensitivities. Audiences can expect relaxed lighting and sound along with other adjustments and supportive services during the performance. For complete details visit ucpac.org/sensory-friendly-theatre.

Upcoming shows in the series include Pete the Cat on April 24 in partnership with Rahway Mayor Ray Giacobbe and the City of Rahway, and the classic ballet Cinderella on May 7.

To see a list of additional recreation activities for persons with disabilities and special needs sponsored by Union County, and to sign up for programs, visit the secure registration page at ucnj.org/reserve.

To contact the Union County Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs use the online form at ucnj.org/dhs or call 908-527-4807.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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