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Spiderman Stages A Special Performance For Autistic Fans

There was a very special audience at a performance of "Spiderman" on Broadway.
Spiderman Stages A Special Performance For Autistic Fans
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Via PBS News Hour:

Ivette Feliciano visits a Theater Development Fund project that stages special performances for children with autism. On the set of Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, producers and actors work with specialists to make the shows as close to the regular as possible for an audience especially sensitive to jarring lights and sounds.


This report was originally broadcast on Dec., 21, 2013. 

IVETTE FELICIANO: This might look like a typical Saturday matinee on Broadway…

But the fact that Annmarie Scotti is here with her son Nick, tells you it’s anything but…

(Annmarie Scotti: “Hey Nick, y...

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