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Everyone At Play

Kohl Children's Museum 2100 Patriot, Glenview

Kohl Children's Museum welcomes children with special needs and their families for an afternoon of learning and play focused on them. Our Museum campus is designed for universal accessibility with […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A major revival of the play that begins August Wilson’s epic 10-play American Century Cycle—on the stage where it premiered in 2003. Tensions flare into riots across Pittsburgh’s Hill District […]

  • Audio Description

August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A major revival of the play that begins August Wilson’s epic 10-play American Century Cycle—on the stage where it premiered in 2003. Tensions flare into riots across Pittsburgh’s Hill District […]

  • ASL Interpreted

August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A major revival of the play that begins August Wilson’s epic 10-play American Century Cycle—on the stage where it premiered in 2003. Tensions flare into riots across Pittsburgh’s Hill District […]

  • Captioning

The Lady from the Sea

Court Theatre 5535 S. ELLIS AVENUE, Chicago

When a sailor returns to fulfill their promise, a lighthouse keeper’s daughter must choose between her landlocked marriage and the mesmerizing allure of the sea. Hailed as a watershed moment […]

  • Audio Description
  • Captioning

The Lady from the Sea

Court Theatre 5535 S. ELLIS AVENUE, Chicago

When a sailor returns to fulfill their promise, a lighthouse keeper’s daughter must choose between her landlocked marriage and the mesmerizing allure of the sea. Hailed as a watershed moment […]

  • Audio Description
  • Captioning

Mammalian Diving Reflex/Darren O’ Donnell: All the Sex I’ve Ever Had

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Starring six everyday Chicagoans over the age of 65 from all walks of life, All the Sex I’ve Ever Had offers the experiences of a generation to the audience. Specifically, […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • In Person
  • Spanish captioning
  • Virtual

Mammalian Diving Reflex/Darren O’ Donnell: All the Sex I’ve Ever Had

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Starring six everyday Chicagoans over the age of 65 from all walks of life, All the Sex I’ve Ever Had offers the experiences of a generation to the audience. Specifically, […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • In Person
  • Spanish captioning
  • Virtual

Mammalian Diving Reflex/Darren O’ Donnell: All the Sex I’ve Ever Had

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Starring six everyday Chicagoans over the age of 65 from all walks of life, All the Sex I’ve Ever Had offers the experiences of a generation to the audience. Specifically, […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • In Person
  • Spanish captioning
  • Virtual

Sensory-Friendly Morning

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Sensory-Friendly Morning at the MCA is a free, sensory-friendly program for neurodiverse visitors of all ages. Preregistered individuals and their families can visit the museum before it opens to the […]

  • In Person
  • Pay What You Can
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

Fire Shut up in My Bones

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago

Fire Shut Up in My Bones By Terence Blanchard & Kasi Lemmons New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow’s widely acclaimed memoir is the source for this extremely moving story […]

Fire Shut up in My Bones

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago

Fire Shut Up in My Bones By Terence Blanchard & Kasi Lemmons New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow’s widely acclaimed memoir is the source for this extremely moving story […]