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From Liberi Di...Physical Theatre

Something aerial. Something funny. Something beautiful. A troupe of seven skilled acrobats fuses circus, dance, physical theater and clowning into a singular, captivating performance that appears comically effortless. From reading a book to playing a game of poker, these inventive performers create silly, surreal scenes out of everyday ordinary acts. Make no mistake—because these guys won't—this show has SOMETHING, for everyone!

"A stunning fusion of dance, circus and physical theatre, with a highly recommended portion of comedy on the side"The Stage  "Fun, imaginative, colourful… Liberi Di are having so much fun on stage it's easy and satisfying to get tangled up in their enthusiasm."Edinburgh Festivals Magazine "A comic flickbook of everyday fantasy" The Circus Diaries

 

 

 

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In collaboration with The New Victory Theater, Autism Friendly Spaces, Inc. provided consultative services for this performance of Something. For more information, visit their website.

 





 
Performance Facts

Performance Facts

60 minutes with no intermission
 
All tickets $25.

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Lighting and sound elements have been adapted to accommodate sensory sensitivity needs. See "Explore" for more details.

Heads Up: Parental Considerations

Heads Up:
Parental Considerations

​Contemporary circus featuring dance, theater and physical comedy. Great for groups, parties and extended family of all ages.

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Visting the New Vic During an Autism-Friendly Performance



 
What to Expect at an Autism Friendly Performance What to Expect at an
Autism Friendly Performance
All patrons are welcome at this special performance. In order to make the show more accessible to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, we will adapt Something in the following ways:
 
  • Sound in the production will be lowered and staff will warn of any upcoming loud noises during the show.
  • Lights in the seating area will be dimmed rather than fully dark during the performance.
  • A Relaxed Atmosphere allows patrons to talk and vocalize as they wish, as well as leave and re-enter the seating area as needed.
  • An Activity Area will be available with a live video feed of the show, coloring sheets and fidget toys if patrons need to take a break from the seating area.
  • A Calming Corner will be available with fidget toys and bean bag chairs if patrons need a quiet place to relax.
  • Autism Specialists will be available throughout the performance to provide assistance as requested or needed.
  • A Family Restroom (gender-neutral) will be designated.






 
 

"Visiting The New Victory" Social Story

Introduce your child to the experience of attending a live theater performance here at the New Vic.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will staff have training and experience working with individuals with ASD?
Yes. Autism specialists and volunteers from Autism Friendly Spaces will be on hand to provide assistance if needed, and New Victory staff members have received training about autism and how to make this event enjoyable for everyone.

What should I bring to the show?
If your child uses ear defenders or has a particular fidget s/he likes best, bring them along! You may bring your own snack if your child has specific food preferences, or we have a selection of snacks available for purchase. We do ask that you enjoy your food in the lobby areas.

How do I prepare for the show?
Watch the video trailer at the top of this page for an introduction to this production. Read our Act Guide to get to know the show you'll see onstage and play with the themes of the show at home with our Family Activity. You may also use the Social Story to familiarize yourself with coming to The New Victory and what a trip to the New Vic will be like.

Come Meet Your Seat!

Families who have never been to The New Victory are invited to explore the lobbies and seating areas prior to the show by appointment. Just call 646.223.3023 to arrange for a time.

Your Trip to Our Theaters

THE NEW VICTORY THEATER

Just steps from the Times Square-42nd Street subway stops, The New Victory is a 499-seat, historic, jewel box theater restored to its original glory. The majority of our shows are presented here, in the oldest operating theater in New York City. Down in the lobby you'll find stroller parking, free lockers to store your stuff, healthy snacks and New Vic merch to take home. Take a 360° virtual tour!

THE DUKE ON 42ND STREET

Located inside the New 42nd Street Studios building, The Duke on 42nd Street is home to New Victory programming that requires a more intimate space.

THE NEW 42ND STREET STUDIOS

Located just down the block from The New Victory Theater, the New 42nd Street Studios host New Vic shows geared towards our youngest audience members. The space allows for a variety of seating configurations, including options for floor seating, making it easy to move around and step out of the theater area if you and yours need to do so. Stroller parking and changing tables are available.

 

Where To Go

 The Duke on 42nd Street and New 42nd Street Studios
229 West 42nd Street New York, NY, 10036

 The New Victory Theater
209 West 42nd Street New York, NY, 10036

 

Welcome to 42nd Street

Welcome to the Crossroads of the World. We recommend that you come early or stay late and grab a bite with one of our neighborhood partners. Visit Partners & Discounts page.

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