February 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.
February Performances
Audio Described/Touch Tour Performances
Wednesday, February 1 at 7:30 p.m.  
Norma
Lyric Opera of Chicago

20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 

Please contact Audience Services at 312.827.5700 and a representative will assist you with choosing a series and seats that meet your needs. Additional dates may be available by request. Please contact Nora O'Malley, Facility Operations Manager at 312.827.3577 or by email at nomalley@lyricopera.org.
Friday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 6 p.m.)
Richard III
The Theatre School at DePaul University

2350 N. Racine, Chicago, IL 

Programs are available in Braille, large print, and audio formats. Please indicate interest in the touch tour when you order your tickets. Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access"
Sunday, February 5 at 4 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 2:30 p.m.) 
Cymbeline
Strawdog Theatre at The Factory Theater

1621 W. Howard St., Chicago, IL

Buy tickets online at www.strawdog.org
Thursday, February 9 at 10 a.m. 
Night Runner
The Theatre School at DePaul University at the Merle Reskin Theatre

60 E. Balbo, Chicago, IL 

Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access"

Saturday, February 11 at 2 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 12:30 p.m.) 
Gloria
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, February 12 at 2 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 12 p.m.) 
The Book of Joseph
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier

800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 

To purchase Access Shakespeare Pay-What-You-Can single tickets or subscriptions, please contact our Box Office by calling 312.595.5600(phone) or 312.595.5699(TTY). Please purchase your tickets in advance—access programs with no attendance may be cancelled 48 hours prior to the show. For more information, visit www.chicagoshakes.com/joseph.
Sunday, February 19 at 2 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 12:30 p.m.)
We Are Proud To Present...
The Theatre School at DePaul University

2350 N. Racine, Chicago, IL 

Programs are available in Braille, large print, and audio formats. Please indicate interest in the touch tour when you order your tickets. Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access"
Sunday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m.  
Beowulf
Red Theater at The Den Theatre

1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 

Reserve tickets online at www.redtheater.org
Friday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 6 p.m.)
A Wonder in My Soul
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000 or email tickets@victorygardens.org
Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 6:30 p.m.)
The Columnist 
American Blues Theater at Stage 773

1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 

Tickets are $25 with the code word "Access." Call 773.327.5252.
Sunday, February 26 at 2 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 12 p.m.) 
Love's Labor's Lost
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier

800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 

To purchase Access Shakespeare Pay-What-You-Can single tickets or subscriptions, please contact our Box Office by calling 312.595.5600(phone) or 312.595.5699(TTY). Please purchase your tickets in advance—access programs with no attendance may be cancelled 48 hours prior to the show. For more information, visit www.chicagoshakes.com/loveslabors.
Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m.  
Carmen
Lyric Opera of Chicago

20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 

Please contact Audience Services at 312.827.5700 and a representative will assist you with choosing a series and seats that meet your needs. Additional dates may be available by request. Please contact Nora O'Malley, Facility Operations Manager at 312.827.3577 or by email at nomalley@lyricopera.org.
Open-Captioned Performances
Sunday, February 5 at 4 p.m. 
Cymbeline
Strawdog Theatre at The Factory Theater

1621 W. Howard St., Chicago, IL

Buy tickets online at www.strawdog.org
Saturday, February 11 at 4 p.m. 
A Disappearing Number
TimeLine Theatre Company

615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL

To purchase tickets, please contact the TimeLine Box Office at 773.281.8463 x6 or boxoffice@timelinetheatre.com .
Sunday, February 12 at 2:30 p.m. 
Blues for an Alabama Sky
Court Theatre

5535 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL

Call the Box Office at 773.753.4472 and mention you'd like to sit in Opened Captioned seating. We have limited opened captioned seating for this performance.
Sunday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. OR 
Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Beowulf
Red Theater at The Den Theatre

1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 

Reserve tickets online at www.redtheater.org
Saturday, February 18 at 2 p.m.  
Gloria
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).
Friday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. 
The Book of Joseph
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier

800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 

To purchase Access Shakespeare Pay-What-You-Can single tickets or subscriptions, please contact our Box Office by calling 312.595.5600(phone) or 312.595.5699(TTY). Please purchase your tickets in advance—access programs with no attendance may be cancelled 48 hours prior to the show. For more information, visit www.chicagoshakes.com/joseph.
Friday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.  OR
Saturday, February 25 at 3 p.m.
A Wonder in My Soul
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000 or email tickets@victorygardens.org
Saturday, February 25 at 2:30 p.m.  
Faceless
Northlight Theatre

9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 

Request captioning section when purchasing through the Box Office by phone (847.673.6300), or when buying online use the "Purchase by Price" option and select the Open Captioning section. More info on the play at northlight.org/events/faceless

ASL-Interpreted Performances
Sunday, February 5 at 2 p.m. 
The Bodyguard
Oriental Theatre

24 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

Phone: 312-977-1700, menu option #5.  TTY: (800) 359-2525
Sunday, February 5 at 2 p.m. 
Mr and Mrs Pennyworth
Lookingglass Theatre

821 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL

$25 tickets for ASL line of sight section. Please contact the box office at 312.337.0665 with questions about accessibility.
Friday, February 10 at 10 a.m. OR
Saturday, February 11 at 2 p.m.
Night Runner
The Theatre School at DePaul University at the Merle Reskin Theatre

60 E. Balbo, Chicago, IL 

Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access"

Wednesday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m.  
Gloria
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, February 19 at 2 p.m. 
We Are Proud To Present...
The Theatre School at DePaul University

2350 N. Racine, Chicago, IL 

Programs are available in Braille, large print, and audio formats. Please indicate interest in the touch tour when you order your tickets. Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access"
Friday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.  
A Wonder in My Soul
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000 or email tickets@victorygardens.org
Sunday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m.  
Straight White Men
Steppenwolf Theatre

1650 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 

In person: 1650 N Halsted
Phone: (312) 335-1650
TTY: (312) 335-3830
Autism-Friendly Performances
Saturday, February 4 at 3 p.m.  
Fable-ous! 
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.
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.