Also: launch of new website coincides with 70 years of Empowering Individuals FAR Beyond Special Needs

Media Contact: Barbara Fornasiero; EAFocus Communications;; 248.260.8466

Birmingham, Mich.—June 1, 2021—FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation, a nonprofit provider of creative arts and recreational therapies for individuals with special needs since 1951, is excited to announce that Bringing You Broadway…at a distance will present an entertaining, virtual performance of Disney theatrical hits for FAR clients and their families on Monday, June 14.  Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and other special needs and partners with exceptional children’s organizations each month to craft a tailor-made virtual experience that gives audiences the chance to connect with Broadway artists and experience live theatre in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

“At FAR, we love musical theater and are so honored to be chosen as a partner organization by Bringing You Broadway,” Pamela Ayres, FAR President said. “During the year, FAR offers artistic outlets such as Camp Sing Out and our musical theater group Spotlight, so this show is a unique opportunity that will engage, enrich and entertain our audience.”

FAR’s new website highlights 70 years of Empowering Individuals FAR Beyond Special Needs
 FAR recently debuted its new website featuring a vibrant design that celebrates the organization’s 70th anniversary year and joyfully spotlights individuals and families of the FAR community. The website was developed by professional graphic design studio, Designs that fly, and was made possible through the generosity of a donor who wishes to remain anonymous.

Serving about 1,500 kids and adults of all ages and diagnoses each year, FAR is the Detroit area’s primary resource for fully integrated creative arts and recreational therapy for individuals with special needs. The website covers FAR programs, staff, events, fundraising and more—and can be viewed at

About FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation
Founded in 1951, FAR is Metropolitan Detroit’s primary, local, non-profit resource providing fully integrated creative arts and recreational therapies for individuals of all ages with physical, intellectual, and/or emotional challenges. FAR also promotes public understanding of the abilities and potential of people with special needs and showcases its clients’ talents through a variety of entertainment-themed events. FAR’s outreach is strengthened through its partnerships with schools, school districts, and community organizations. Learn more at