May 2019 | 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
Friday, May 3 at 8 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 6:45 p.m.)
Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 

For tickets: www.shatteredglobe.org or call the Box Office at 773-975-5150
Tickets are $20 with code ACCESS.
Saturday, May 5 at 3 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 2 p.m.)
The House Theatre of Chicago at the Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division, Chicago, IL 

Visit www.thehousetheatre.com (and use the code, "ACCESS" when checking out!) or call us at 773-769-3832.
Tuesday, May 7 at 10 a.m.
The Theatre School at DePaul University at the Merle Reskin Theatre
60 E. Balbo, Chicago, IL 

Box Office: (312) 922-1999
Sunday, May 12 at 2 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 12:30 p.m.)
The Theatre School at DePaul University
2350 N. Racine, Chicago, IL 

Box Office: 312.325.7900.
Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 12 p.m.)
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier
800 E. Grand, Chicago, IL 

Described by Jason Harrington
Phone: 312.595.5600
 TTY: 312.595.5699
 Group Sales: 312.595.5678
 Fax: 312.595.5644
Sunday, May 26 at 3 p.m. (Touch tour begins at 1:30 p.m.)
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
Open-Captioned Performances
Friday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
The House Theatre of Chicago at the Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division, Chicago, IL 

Visit www.thehousetheatre.com (and use the code, "ACCESS" when checking out!) or call us at 773-769-3832.
Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m.
Broadway In Chicago at the Broadway Playhouse
175 E. Chestnut, Chicago, IL 

If you are in need of theatre tickets that require accessible seating you can purchase through  Ticketmaster , but for personalized service please call our accessibility line (312) 977-1700 and press 5 (TTY: (800) 359-2525) or email the accessible office at  accessibility@broadwayinchicago.com . Leave your name and a phone number where we can reach you, an accessibility specialist will return your call within 24 hours to take your priority reservation.  
Thursday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m.
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
Wednesday, May 15 at 2 p.m.
Broadway In Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theater
24 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL 

If you are in need of theatre tickets that require accessible seating you can purchase through  Ticketmaster , but for personalized service please call our accessibility line (312) 977-1700 and press 5 (TTY: (800) 359-2525) or email the accessible office at  accessibility@broadwayinchicago.com . Leave your name and a phone number where we can reach you, an accessibility specialist will return your call within 24 hours to take your priority reservation.  
Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m.
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 

If you are in need of theatre tickets that require accessible seating you can purchase through  Ticketmaster , but for personalized service please call our accessibility line (312) 977-1700 and press 5 (TTY: (800) 359-2525) or email the accessible office at  accessibility@broadwayinchicago.com . Leave your name and a phone number where we can reach you, an accessibility specialist will return your call within 24 hours to take your priority reservation.  
Sunday, May 19 at 7 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 

Tickets can be purchased in person at The Second City Box Office, by phone at 312-337-3992, or via email to access@secondcity.com . For more information on The Second City’s accessibility services in Chicago email access@secondcity.com .
Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Writers Theatre
325 Tudor Court, Glencoe, IL 

For information about attending or subscribing contact access@writerstheatre.org or 847-786-6014. 
ASL-Interpreted Performances
Sunday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Upper Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 

To purchase tickets, call our Audience Services Department at 312.827.5600 or email nomalley@lyricopera.org to put you in touch with a ticket agent.
Thursday, May 9 at 10 a.m. AND
Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.
The Theatre School at DePaul University at the Merle Reskin Theatre
60 E. Balbo., Chicago, IL 

Box Office: (312) 922-1999
Friday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.
The Theatre School at DePaul University
2350 N. Racine, Chicago, IL 

Box Office: 312.325.7900.
Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.
Broadway In Chicago at the Broadway Playhouse
175 E. Chestnut, Chicago, IL 

If you are in need of theatre tickets that require accessible seating you can purchase through  Ticketmaster , but for personalized service please call our accessibility line (312) 977-1700 and press 5 (TTY: (800) 359-2525) or email the accessible office at  accessibility@broadwayinchicago.com . Leave your name and a phone number where we can reach you, an accessibility specialist will return your call within 24 hours to take your priority reservation.  
Sunday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m.
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, May 19 at 2 p.m.
Broadway In Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theater
24 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL 

If you are in need of theatre tickets that require accessible seating you can purchase through  Ticketmaster , but for personalized service please call our accessibility line (312) 977-1700 and press 5 (TTY: (800) 359-2525) or email the accessible office at  accessibility@broadwayinchicago.com . Leave your name and a phone number where we can reach you, an accessibility specialist will return your call within 24 hours to take your priority reservation.  
Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL 

Call 630.896.6666 or email KevinB@paramountarts.com , and ask for the Sign Interpreted Performance.
Friday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m.
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 

If you are in need of theatre tickets that require accessible seating you can purchase through  Ticketmaster , but for personalized service please call our accessibility line (312) 977-1700 and press 5 (TTY: (800) 359-2525) or email the accessible office at  accessibility@broadwayinchicago.com . Leave your name and a phone number where we can reach you, an accessibility specialist will return your call within 24 hours to take your priority reservation.  
Friday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier
800 E. Grand, 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:

Please note that all performances listed are subject to availability and information may change. We encourage you to confirm all details with the individual theatre box offices.
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 .