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Holiday Dance Carol

Chicago

Instead of using voice for caroling, the Holiday Dance Carol is a short 2 minute dance piece to holiday music that Mariah Eastman and dancers take door to door around the neighborhoods of Albany Park, Lakeview and South Loop/Chinatown in collaboration with local dance studios including: Dovetail Studios, Dance on Broadway and Intrigue Performing Arts […]

  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party | Sensory Friendly Performance

Chicago Children's Theatre Chicago

You are cordially invited to meet our friends Jeremy Fisher, Simpkin the Cat, Peter Rabbit, and for the first time this year: Tom Kitten! Four adorable Beatrix Potter favorites come to life in this mesmerizing, interactive trunk and puppet show, complete with original music. Levers are pulled and cranks are turned to reveal images that […]

  • Autism Friendly Performance
  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party | Sensory Friendly Performance with Open Captions

Chicago Children's Theatre Chicago

You are cordially invited to meet our friends Jeremy Fisher, Simpkin the Cat, Peter Rabbit, and for the first time this year: Tom Kitten! Four adorable Beatrix Potter favorites come to life in this mesmerizing, interactive trunk and puppet show, complete with original music on mandolin, violin, toy piano, and banjo. Levers are pulled and […]

  • Autism Friendly Performance
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

Holiday Dance Carol

Chicago

Instead of using voice for caroling, the Holiday Dance Carol is a short 2 minute dance piece to holiday music that Mariah Eastman and dancers take door to door around the neighborhoods of Albany Park, Lakeview and South Loop/Chinatown in collaboration with local dance studios including: Dovetail Studios, Dance on Broadway and Intrigue Performing Arts […]

  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party | ASL Interpreted Performance

Chicago Children's Theatre Chicago

​​You are cordially invited to meet our friends Jeremy Fisher, Simpkin the Cat, Peter Rabbit, and for the first time this year: Tom Kitten! Four adorable Beatrix Potter favorites come to life in this mesmerizing, interactive trunk and puppet show, complete with original music on mandolin, violin, toy piano, and banjo. Levers are pulled and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • In Person

The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party | Open Captioned Performance

Chicago Children's Theatre Chicago

​​You are cordially invited to meet our friends Jeremy Fisher, Simpkin the Cat, Peter Rabbit, and for the first time this year: Tom Kitten! Four adorable Beatrix Potter favorites come to life in this mesmerizing, interactive trunk and puppet show, complete with original music on mandolin, violin, toy piano, and banjo. Levers are pulled and […]

  • Captioning
  • In Person

Holiday Dance Carol

Chicago

Instead of using voice for caroling, the Holiday Dance Carol is a short 2 minute dance piece to holiday music that Mariah Eastman and dancers take door to door around the neighborhoods of Albany Park, Lakeview and South Loop/Chinatown in collaboration with local dance studios including: Dovetail Studios, Dance on Broadway and Intrigue Performing Arts […]

  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

Virtual ZooLights with Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago

Enjoy the magic of the winter season with Virtual ZooLights, open exclusively to families from Lincoln Park Zoo's accessibility partners. During this virtual event, you will see footage of zoo animal favorites and relax to some scenes of the zoo aglow with thousands of lights. Bring your questions about winter animal adaptations and prepare for […]

  • Audio Description
  • Free Event
  • Virtual
  • Virtual Program

An Open Book Conversation with Emily Ladau and Risa Jaz Rifkind

Zoom

Raise funds for CCAC and enjoy a virtual fireside conversation with activists Emily Ladau and Risa Jaz Rifkind. They’ll discuss Emily’s new book, Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to be an Ally, and dive into rich conversation around access, identity, intersectionality and more. An audience Q & A portion will […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Virtual Program

Holiday Dance Carol

Chicago

Instead of using voice for caroling, the Holiday Dance Carol is a short 2 minute dance piece to holiday music that Mariah Eastman and dancers take door to door around the neighborhoods of Albany Park, Lakeview and South Loop/Chinatown in collaboration with local dance studios including: Dovetail Studios, Dance on Broadway and Intrigue Performing Arts […]

  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Chicago's "perfect holiday treat for the family" (ABC-7) returns to the stage for its 44th annual production—following the popular 2020 Audio Adaptation, experienced by 100,000+ worldwide. Experience the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition now in its fifth decade at Goodman Theatre, enjoyed by nearly two […]

  • Audio Description
  • In Person

Holiday Dance Carol

Chicago

Instead of using voice for caroling, the Holiday Dance Carol is a short 2 minute dance piece to holiday music that Mariah Eastman and dancers take door to door around the neighborhoods of Albany Park, Lakeview and South Loop/Chinatown in collaboration with local dance studios including: Dovetail Studios, Dance on Broadway and Intrigue Performing Arts […]

  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly