Following the success last year of the first showing of a Broadway show specially altered for Autistic children, two more autism-friendly performances of Broadway musicals will be offered this spring and fall.

To accommodate the special audience, experts identified several moments in “The Lion King’ when the sound or lights needed to be toned down, but none was more than 30 percent softened.  There were seven changes in all, including the volume adjusted down in the opening number, on steam blasts and on Mufasa’s roar at the Elephant Graveyard.

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Two More Autism-Friendly Shows Coming to Broadway