April 2017 | Upcoming accessible performances at Chicago area theatres
ChicagoPlays Access is a monthly communication service to promote accessible performances for people with disabilities.The email includes listings of upcoming ASL Interpreted, Audio Described and Touch Tour performances, Open Captioned performances and Autism Friendly performances.
April Performances
Audio Described/Touch Tour Performances
Saturday, April 1 at 11 a.m.  (Touch tour begins at 10 a.m.)
Giggle, Giggle, Quack
Lifeline Theatre

6912 N. Glenwood, Chicago, IL 

Patrons wishing to make reservations for any special performance or take advantage of any accessibility service may contact Accessibility Coordinator Erica Foster directly at 773.761.4477 x703 or access@lifelinetheatre.com , or in person at the Lifeline Box Office (6912 N. Glenwood Ave.) Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 1:30 p.m.)
truth and reconciliation 
Sideshow Theatre Company at the Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 

Purchase tickets online
Sunday, April 2 at 3:30 p.m.  (Touch tour ONLY begins at 2:15 p.m.)
Sycamore
Raven Theatre

6157 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL

For tickets call 773.338.2177 or buy online
Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 12:30 p.m.)
Destiny of Desire
Goodman Theatre

170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 

For access to reserved, discounted seating enter the promo code AUDIO when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).
Saturday, April 8 at 2:30 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 1 p.m.)
Born Yesterday
Remy Bumppo Theatre Company at the Greenhouse Theater Center

2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 

Please call the Greenhouse Theater Center Box Office at 773-404-7336 to purchase tickets or e-mail hchamplin@remybumppo.org and specify AD/TT patron or caregiver. Access tickets are $24.00.
Saturday, April 15 at 2 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 12:30 p.m.) 
Picnic
American Theater Company

1909 W. Byron Ave., Chicago, IL

Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at (773) 409-4125, by emailing access@atcweb.org, or online . Audio described tickets are available for $20.
Sunday April 23 at 2 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 12:30 p.m.) 
King of the Yees
Goodman Theatre

170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 

For access to reserved, discounted seating enter the promo code AUDIO when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).
Sunday April 23 at 2 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 12:30 p.m.) 
Wig Out! 
The Theatre School at DePaul University Fullerton Stage

2450 N. Racine, Chicago, IL

Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access"
Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 6 p.m.) 
Beyond Caring 
Lookingglass Theatre

821 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 

Please contact the box office at 312.337.0665 for tickets or questions about accessibility. 
Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 6 p.m.) 
Queen
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000. or email tickets@victorygardens.org
 
Open-Captioned Performances
Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m.
The Scene
Writers Theatre

325 Tudor Court, Glencoe, IL

Please contact the box office by calling 847-242-6000 or by email at access@writerstheatre.org Online: Please type "Captioned" into the Promo Code Box in the right of the screen if you wish to be seated in the designated Open Captioning Section. Please be aware that Open Captioning screens are not visible from all seating locations.
Sunday, April 2 at 2:30 p.m.
The Hard Problem
Court Theatre

5535 S. Ellis, Chicago, IL

For tickets purchase online.
Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m.
Giggle, Giggle, Quack
Lifeline Theatre

6912 N. Glenwood, Chicago, IL 

Patrons wishing to make reservations for any special performance or take advantage of any accessibility service may contact Accessibility Coordinator Erica Foster directly at 773.761.4477 x703 or access@lifelinetheatre.com , or in person at the Lifeline Box Office (6912 N. Glenwood Ave.) Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Thursday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.
A Wrinkle in Time
Lifeline Theatre

6912 N. Glenwood, Chicago, IL 

Patrons wishing to make reservations for any special performance or take advantage of any accessibility service may contact Accessibility Coordinator Erica Foster directly at 773.761.4477 x703 or access@lifelinetheatre.com, or in person at the Lifeline Box Office (6912 N. Glenwood Ave.) Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Saturday, April 15 at 2 p.m. 
Destiny of Desire
Goodman Theatre

170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 

For access to reserved, discounted seating enter the promo code OPEN when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).
Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. 
Beyond Caring 
Lookingglass Theatre

821 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 

Please contact the box office at 312.337.0665 for tickets or questions about accessibility. 
Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. 
Saturday, April 29 at 3 p.m. 
Queen
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000. or email tickets@victorygardens.org
 
Sunday April 30 at 2 p.m. 
King of the Yees
Goodman Theatre

170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 

For access to reserved, discounted seating enter the promo code OPEN when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).
ASL-Interpreted Performances
Wednesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Destiny of Desire
Goodman Theatre

170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 

To access reserved, discounted seating in the front five rows for a signed performance, enter the promo code SIGN when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).
Sunday April 23 at 2 p.m. 
Wig Out! 
The Theatre School at DePaul University Fullerton Stage

2450 N. Racine, Chicago, IL

Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access"
Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. 
Queen
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000. or email tickets@victorygardens.org
 
Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m.
King of the Yees
Goodman Theatre

170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 

To access reserved, discounted seating in the front five rows for a signed performance, enter the promo code SIGN when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).
Sunday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. 
Linda Vista
Steppenwolf Theatre

1650 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL

When purchasing tickets for an accessible performance, please indicate that you are interested in the service that's being offered -- that will allow us to give you the best possible seats and assistance.
In person: 1650 N Halsted
Phone: (312) 335-1650
TTY: (312) 335-3830
Autism-Friendly Performances
Through April 29
Thursdays & Fridays at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Saturdays at 11 a.m. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. 
Red Kite Treasure Adventure
Chicago Children's Theatre at The Station

100 S. Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 

Box Office: 872.222.9555 or Buy online
Access Calendar

For a complete list of upcoming ASL-Interpreted, Audio-Described and Touch Tour performances, Open-Captioned and Autism-Friendly performances visit:
http://www.chicagoplays.com/access.html.

The League of Chicago Theatres is committed to working with Chicago area theatres to make live theatre accessible to everyone. The League of Chicago Theatres is a non-profit alliance of theatres which leverages its collective strength to promote, support, and advocate for Chicago's theatre industry locally, nationally, and internationally.

If you have a question or suggestion please contact Ben Thiem.