A TDF Autism-Friendly Event

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music
1 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 2021 Performance Workshop - SOLD OUT
1 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2021 Performance Discussion - REGISTER HERE

This is a special event for individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as people with other developmental or cognitive disabilities who may benefit, not for the general public.

About the events:

On Saturday, April 17 at 1 p.m. (EDT), join TDF and CO/LAB Theater Group for a 90-minute performance workshop inspired by The Sound of Music. Learn songs and create dance moves with Teaching Artists from CO/LAB, a company that works with individuals with developmental disabilities. Space is limited and registration is required. 

On Sunday, April 18 at 1 p.m. (EDT), join TDF for a pre-recorded conversation about The Sound of Music with Tony Award winner Laura Benanti. Well-known for her performances in She Loves Me, Gypsy and My Fair Lady, Benanti made her Broadway debut in The Sound of Music in the ensemble, eventually taking over the leading role of Maria. 


Please contact autism@tdf.org with any questions. 

Ticket prices: FREE, advanced registration required


TDF Autism Friendly Performances are funded in part by:

Darlene and Stuart Altschuler, The Theodore H. Barth Foundation, Helene & Ilene Berger, Harry S. Black and Allon Fuller Fund, Liv It Up & The David and Polly D'Addario Family, The FAR Fund, Joseph H. Flom Foundation, The Walter F. and Alice Gorham Foundation, NEXT for AUTISM from the proceeds of Night of Too Many Stars, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Council, Speaker Corey Johnson, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, S&P Global, The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, The Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Foundation, Seventh District Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, Laura Slack, Smart Family Foundation, The Taft Foundation, Eva Wirth.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. 

If you too would like to support the work of the Autism Friendly Performances, please make a donation

We can make no assurances that these performances will be suitable for everyone with autism. Parents and guardians are solely responsible for their child’s viewing and engagement with these performances.