January 2016 | 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.
January Performances
Audio Described/Touch Tour Performances
Thursday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 6 p.m.)
Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth
Lookingglass Theatre

821 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 

To buy tickets, please call the box office at 312-337-0665 to reserve the line-of-sight seats.
Saturday, January 21 at 11 a.m. (Touch tour begins at 10 a.m.) 
Fable-ous!
Lifeline Theatre

6912 N. Glenwood Ave., 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, January 22 at 3 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 1:30 p.m.)
The Christians
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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 
E-mail: access@steppenwolf.org

Sunday, January 22 at 7 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 5:30 p.m.) 
The Neo-Futurists Present: These 30 Plays
The Neo-Futurarium

5153 N. Ashland, Chicago, IL 

To request assistance in entering/leaving the space, details of the neighborhood, or other information, contact 773-878-4557, or email admin@neofuturists.org.
Open-Captioned Performances
Thursday, January 5 at 7:30 p.m.  
Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth
Lookingglass Theatre

821 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 

To buy tickets, please call the box office at 312-337-0665 to reserve the line-of-sight seats.
Friday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m.  
The Hunter and the Bear
Writers Theatre

325 Tudor Ct., 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.
Saturday, January 21 at 3 p.m.  
The Christians
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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 
E-mail: access@steppenwolf.org

Saturday, January 28 at 1 p.m.
Fable-ous!
Lifeline Theatre

6912 N. Glenwood Ave., 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.

ASL-Interpreted Performances
Friday, January 6 at 7:30 p.m. 
King Charles III
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

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/kingcharlesiii.

Saturday, January 7 at 2 p.m. 
The Phantom of the Opera
Cadillac Palace Theatre

151 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

Phone: 312-977-1700, menu option #5.  TTY: (800) 359-2525
Sunday, January 8 at 7:30 p.m.  
The Christians
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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 
E-mail: access@steppenwolf.org

Thursday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m.  
The Hunter and the Bear
Writers Theatre

325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe, IL 

Please contact the box office by calling 847-242-6000 or by email at access@writerstheatre.org. Online:Please type "ASL" into the Promo Code Box in the right of the screen if you wish to be seated in the designated ASL Interpreted Section. Please be aware that the interpreters are not visible from all seating locations.
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.