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Accessibility

A special welcome from Alumnus Aaron Kubey!

Accessibility Services and Interpreted Performances

If you require wheelchair accessible and/or companion seating, or have any other hearing or vision needs, please let us know when you reserve your tickets so that we can make sure your visit to our theatre is an excellent one. Discounted tickets are available for patrons with disabilities and their guests. iPod captioning devices are available free of charge upon request for closed captioning at all of our performances on the Fullerton Stage and in the Healy Theatre.

Audio Description & Touch Tour

Designated performances throughout our season will include a live audio-description of the visual and physical events on-stage for patrons who are blind or have low vision. We also invite you to join us that day for a pre-performance touch tour, which begins at 6 PM for evening performances, and at 12:30 PM for matinee performances. The touch tour will include information about the characters and design choices that add to the world of the play. Programs are available in Braille, large print, and audio formats. Please indicate interest in the touch tour when you order your tickets. Call our Box Office at 773.325.7900.

Designated 16-17 Audio Described performance dates include:

The Theatre School at DePaul University
2350 N Racine Ave (at Fullerton)
Eurydice | Friday, October 28 (7:30 PM)
Romeo and Juliet | Sunday, November 15 (2 PM)
Richard III | Friday, February 3 (7:30 PM)
We Are Proud to Present... | Sunday, February 19 (2 PM)
Wig Out!| Sunday, April 23 (2 PM)
Michael Jordan in Lilliput | Friday, May 12 (7:30 PM)
Mrs. Phu's Cleaning Juices (and also Salads) | Saturday, May 27 (7:30 PM)

Chicago Playworks for Families & Young Audiences
Merle Reskin Theatre, 60 E. Balbo (at Michigan)
The Kid Who Ran for President | Thursday, November 3 (10 AM)
Night Runner | Thursday, February 9 (10 AM)
Cinderella: The Remix | Thursday, May 4 (10 AM)

Performances Interpreted in American Sign Language & ASSISTIVE Listening Devices

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.

Designated 16-17 ASL Interpreted performance dates include:

The Theatre School at DePaul University
2350 N Racine Ave (at Fullerton)
Romeo and Juliet | Sunday, November 13 (2 PM)
We Are Proud to Present... | Sunday, February 19 (2 PM)
Wig Out! | Sunday, April 23 (2 PM)
Mrs. Phu's Cleansing Juices (and also Salads) | Saturday, May 27 (7:30 PM)

Chicago Playworks for Families & Young Audiences
Merle Reskin Theatre, 60 E. Balbo (at Michigan)
The Kid Who Ran for President | Friday, November 4 (10 AM) & Saturday, November 5 (2PM)
Night Runner | Friday, February 10 (10 AM) & Saturday, February 11 (2 PM)
Cinderella: The Remix | Thursday, May 18 (10 AM) & Sunday, May 21 (2 PM) ​​

Sensory Friendly Performances

Sensory friendly performance accommodations include reduced sound and lighting cues and some added light in the house of the theatre to welcome guests with sensory sensitivities.  
A social narrative and adapted teacher guide will be available prior to the performance. 

Designated 16-17 Sensory Friendly performance dates include:​

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences
Merle Reskin Theatre, 60 E. Balbo (at Michigan)
Cinderella: The Remix  | Saturday, May 13 (2 PM)
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