May 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.
May Performances
Audio Described/Touch Tour Performances
Thursday, May 4 at 10 a.m. 
Cinderella: The Remix
The Theatre School at DePaul University's Merle Reskin Theatre

60 E. Balbo, Chicago, IL

Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access" 
Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m.  (Touch tour begins at 6:30 p.m.)
For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday
Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit

1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 

Purchase tickets online. $20 tickets with code ACCESS.
Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m. (Touch Tour begins at 12 p.m.) 
Shakespeare In Love
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/shakespeareinlove.
Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 1:30 p.m.) 
Queen
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000. or email tickets@victorygardens.org
 
Tuesday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 12 p.m.)
My Fair Lady
Lyric Opera of Chicago

20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 

Please call Lyric's Audience Services department at 312.827.5600 if you have questions, require assistance with seat selection and services, or would like to purchase tickets over the phone. All of our Audience Services Representatives can assist you with services to fit your needs.
Friday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 6 p.m.) 
Michael Jordan in Lilliput
The Theatre School at DePaul University's Healy Stage

2350 N. Racine, Chicago, IL

Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access" 
Sunday, May 14 at 3 p.m. (Touch Tour ONLY) 
Prince Max's Trewly Awful Trip to the Desolat Interior
Red Theater Chicago at The Den Theatre

1333 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 

Tickets are FREE.  Reserve at https://redtheater.org/prince-max/
Saturday, May 20 at 8 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 7 p.m.) 
Hookman
Steep Theatre

1115 W. Berwyn, Chicago, IL 

Use the code TOUCH online for $10 tickets at steeptheatre.com or over the phone at 773-649-3186. Ticket inquiries can also be made by email at access@steeptheatre.com.
Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. (Touch Tour ONLY begins at 1:45 p.m.) 
Not About Nightingales
Raven Theatre

6157 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 

Order tickets online or call 773.338.2177
Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 1:30 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,  E-mail: access@steppenwolf.org
Saturday, May 27 at 2 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 12:30 p.m.) 
Objects in the Mirror
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, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 6 p.m.)
Mrs Phu's Cleansing Juices
The Theatre School at DePaul University's Fullerton Stage

2350 N. Racine, Chicago, IL

Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900. $5 tickets using code "access" 
Open-Captioned Performances
Wednesday, May 3 at 2 p.m. 
Queen
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000. or email tickets@victorygardens.org
 
Monday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Prince Max's Trewly Awful Trip to the Desolat Interior
Red Theater Chicago at The Den Theatre

1333 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 

Tickets are FREE.  Reserve at https://redtheater.org/prince-max/
Thursday, May 11 at 1 p.m. AND
Friday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. 
Shakespeare In Love
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/shakespeareinlove.
Saturday, May 20 at 3 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,  E-mail: access@steppenwolf.org
Saturday, May 20 at 4 p.m. 
Paradise Blue
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, May 21 at 3 p.m. 
Hookman
Steep Theatre

1115 W. Berwyn Ave., Chicago, IL 

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
Tuesday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
My Fair Lady
Lyric Opera of Chicago

20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 

Please call Lyric's Audience Services department at 312.827.5600 if you have questions, require assistance with seat selection and services, or would like to purchase tickets over the phone. All of our Audience Services Representatives can assist you with services to fit your needs.
Thursday, May 18 at 10 a.m. AND
Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.
Cinderella: The Remix
The Theatre School at DePaul University's Merle Reskin Theatre

60 E. Balbo, Chicago, IL

Designated performances throughout our season will be interpreted in American Sign Language. Call TTY 773.325.7975. We also offer ListenUp! and Sennheiser ​personal listening devices for each performance. These assistive listening devices are available free of charge to patrons upon request. $5 tickets using code "access" 
Friday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. 
Shakespeare In Love
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/shakespeareinlove.
Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. AND
Saturday, May 27 at 3 p.m.
A Little Bit Not Normal
Victory Gardens Theater

2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 

For tickets call 773.871.3000. or email tickets@victorygardens.org  
Saturday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Mrs Phu's Cleansing Juices
The Theatre School at DePaul University's Fullerton Stage

2350 N. Racine, Chicago, IL

Designated performances throughout our season will be interpreted in American Sign Language. Call TTY 773.325.7975. We also offer ListenUp! and Sennheiser ​personal listening devices for each performance. These assistive listening devices are available free of charge to patrons upon request. $5 tickets using code "access" 
Wednesday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Objects in the Mirror
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).
Autism-Friendly Performances
Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m.
Cinderella: The Remix
The Theatre School at DePaul University's Merle Reskin Theatre

60 E. Balbo, Chicago, IL

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