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Le Comte Ory

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago

High jinx ensue when Countess Adèle sequesters herself in her castle while her valiant brother is away on a crusade. In his absence, the amorous Count Ory stops at nothing (including disguising himself as a nun!) to gain entry to the castle and woo the virtuous Countess. https://www.lyricopera.org/shows/upcoming/2022-23/le-comte-ory/

  • Audio Description
  • Touch Tour

“Plaid as Hell” by Cat McKay

The Factory Theater 1623 Howard St, Chicago

PLAID AS HELL is an honest, slightly raunchy, queer comedy which introduces us to Cass, who is hoping her annual camping trip will go well this year. But with her best friend Emilie sniping at Cass’s new girlfriend Jessica, not to mention the serial killer on the loose, the weekend is off to a rocky […]

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Masks Required

Celebrating the Poets of Forms & Features (Online)

The Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street, Chicago

Join us for a Zoom reading and celebration of the diverse voices, rich experiences, and powerful words of poets from around the country, and the world. Participants from the poetry workshop series, Forms & Features, will share work created in this online creative community. Poetry Foundation’s events are completely free of charge and open to […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning

“Plaid as Hell” by Cat McKay

The Factory Theater 1623 Howard St, Chicago

PLAID AS HELL is an honest, slightly raunchy, queer comedy which introduces us to Cass, who is hoping her annual camping trip will go well this year. But with her best friend Emilie sniping at Cass’s new girlfriend Jessica, not to mention the serial killer on the loose, the weekend is off to a rocky […]

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Masks Required

RECONNECT

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Chicago

After a nearly 3-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the A.B.L.E. ensemble is producing their first ever full-day festival in partnership with Chicago Shakespeare Theater. RECONNECT will feature the work of 58 members of the A.B.L.E. community - 33 performers with disabilities, 17 volunteer facilitators, and 8 Teaching Artists. Over the course of a 10 week […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning

Dooby Dooby Moo at Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre 6912 N Glenwood Ave., Chicago

The County Fair is coming, and the grand prize in the talent competition is a trampoline! Duck wants that prize, but with Farmer Brown watching around every corner, how will he hold singing and dancing rehearsals for Cow, Pig and Ewe? Hop aboard Farmer Brown’s truck and travel to the fair with this hit musical […]

  • Captioning

Dooby Dooby Moo at Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre 6912 N Glenwood Ave., Chicago

The County Fair is coming, and the grand prize in the talent competition is a trampoline! Duck wants that prize, but with Farmer Brown watching around every corner, how will he hold singing and dancing rehearsals for Cow, Pig and Ewe? Hop aboard Farmer Brown’s truck and travel to the fair with this hit musical […]

  • Captioning

Talk | On Thinking and Being Caribbean: A Roundtable Discussion at MCA

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

What is the Caribbean? What does Caribbeanness mean to artists of the Caribbean diaspora? On opening day of the MCA exhibition Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora 1990s-Today, join Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator Carla Acevedo-Yates and artists Christopher Cozier, Teresita Fernández, and María Magdalena Campos-Pons for a roundtable discussion. Building upon an in-depth […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Wheelchair Accessible

The Locusts at Theatre Wit

Theater Wit 1229 West Belmont Ave, Chicago

The Gift Theatre presents the world premiere of The Locusts at Theater Wit. When a serial killer frightens Ella’s small hometown of Vero Beach, Florida, she’s called down from FBI headquarters in Washington D.C. to come help. At home, she’s confronted by the life she left behind: her struggling family and the dark events of […]

  • Audio Description
  • Sensory Friendly
  • Touch Tour

Don Carlos

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago

Don Carlos masterfully reveals the private turmoil of very public personalities. In 16th-century Spain, King Philip II is torn apart by his own jealous suspicions that his son, crown prince Carlos, and Queen Elisabeth — Philip’s young wife and Carlos’s stepmother — are in love. The drama unfolds and washes over you with unforgettable intensity […]

  • Audio Description
  • Touch Tour

Patti Smith

Music Box Theatre Chicago 3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago

Patti Smith is one of America’s most acclaimed singer-songwriters, and she is also a beloved photographer and poet. In A Book of Days, Smith shares over 365 photographs – inspired by her wildly popular Instagram – to take readers through a year in the legendary life of this visionary poet, writer, and performer. Join Patti […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Large Print Programs
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Sensory-Friendly Night at Lincoln Park Zoo ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ

Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Sensory-Friendly ZooLights will be on Tuesday, November, 29 from 4:30-10pm. During Sensory-Friendly ZooLights music will be muted or played at low volume, lights will be static, and crowd size is very limited. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets via Eventbrite. Tickets are $5 each. The Eventbrite page does contain more information about the […]

  • In Person
  • Outdoor Event
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible