August 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.
August Performances
Audio Described/Touch Tour Performances
Saturday, August 5 at 8 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 7 p.m.)
Lela & Co. 
Steep Theatre

1115 W. Berwyn, 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. Tickets for audio described performances are available for $10. Use the code TOUCH when purchasing tickets online.
In person: 1115 W Berwyn
Phone: 773-649-3186
Sunday, August 13 at 3 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 1:30 p.m.) 
Hir
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
Sunday, August 13 at 4 p.m. 
Romeo and Juliet
Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks at Frank J. Wilson Park

4630 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 

FREE FOR ALL. No reservations required. Bring your blanket or lawn chair.  Run Time: 75 minutes (no intermission)
Sunday, August 20 at 11 a.m. (Touch tour begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Madagascar: A Musical Adventure
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 

Phone: 312.595.5600
TTY: 312.595.5699
Group sales: 312.595.5678
Fax: 312.595.5644
Sunday, August 27 at 4 p.m. (Touch tour ONLY begins at 2 p.m.)
The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
Red Theater Chicago at Strawdog Theatre

1802 W. Berenice, Chicago, IL 

FREE. Email boxoffice@redtheater.org with questions
Open-Captioned Performances
Saturday, August 12 at 3 p.m. 
Hir
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
Sunday, August 13 at 3 p.m. 
Lela & Co. 
Steep Theatre

1115 W. Berwyn, Chicago, IL 

Tickets to our open captioned performance are $10. Use the code READ online at steeptheatre.com or over the phone at 773-649-3186. Ticket inquiries can also be made by email at access@steeptheatre.com .
ASL-Interpreted Performances
Friday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m. (Eckhart Park, 1330 W. Chicago)
Sunday, August 6 at 4 p.m. (Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside)
Saturday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m. (Ridge Park, 1817 W. 96th)
Wednesday, August 23 at 6:30 p.m. (Hamilton Park, 513 W. 52nd) 
Saturday, August 26 at 6:30 p.m. (Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf)
Sunday, August 27 at 4 p.m. (Ping Tom Park, 1700 S. Wentworth)
Romeo and Juliet
Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks

Multiple Locations, Chicago, IL 

FREE FOR ALL. Bring your blanket or lawn chair.  Run Time: 75 minutes (no intermission)
Duo-interpreted. 
Saturday, August 19 at 6 p.m. 
Around the World in 8 Plays
Theatre-Hikes at the Morton Arboretum

4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 

Reserve tickets online - http://bit.ly/2thMqyD, Phone - 630-725-2066, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., In person at the Visitor Center
Sunday, August 20 at 11 a.m. 
Madagascar: A Musical Adventure
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 

Phone: 312.595.5600
TTY: 312.595.5699
Group sales: 312.595.5678
Fax: 312.595.5644
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.