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Tuesdays on the Terrace | Jorge Morataya-Marimba at MCA

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Summer Tuesdays come alive on the MCA terrace with free concerts highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned music community. Enjoy live music while relaxing on the lawn with your own […]

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Wheelchair Accessible

LITTLE BEAR RIDGE ROAD at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Company 1650 N. Halsted Street, Chicago

Ensemble Member Laurie Metcalf comes home to Steppenwolf to star in Little Bear Ridge Road, a comic, cosmic and intimate world premiere, penned by MacArthur Fellow Samuel D. Hunter and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Open Captions
  • Touch Tour

Little Bear Ridge Road at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Company 1650 N. Halsted Street, Chicago

Ensemble Member Laurie Metcalf comes home to Steppenwolf to star in Little Bear Ridge Road, a comic, cosmic and intimate world premiere, penned by MacArthur Fellow Samuel D. Hunter and […]

  • Open Captions

Music Talk | An Oral History of Alice Coltrane at Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Vocalist Michelle Coltrane, daughter of Alice Coltrane, and harpist Brandee Younger come together for An Oral History of Alice Coltrane. Part conversation, part performance, the event features oral histories and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning

Rigoletto at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Drive, Chicago

Rigoletto, tragically obsessed with avenging his daughter Gilda’s dishonor. The score’s highlights are unforgettable, from Rigoletto’s hair-raising denunciation of the Duke of Mantua’s courtiers, “Cortigiani,” to the immoral, philandering Duke’s […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Audio Description
  • Braille Programs
  • In Person
  • Large Print Programs
  • Touch Tour
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Fidelio at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Drive, Chicago

Leonore, who disguises herself as a young man in order to work in the prison, hoping to rescue her husband. Accessibility: SoundShirt, audio description, and touch tour. Touch tour starting […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Audio Description
  • Braille Programs
  • In Person
  • Large Print Programs
  • Touch Tour
  • Wheelchair Accessible

The Marriage of Figaro at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Drive, Chicago

In the setting of Count Almaviva’s castle, his servants, Figaro and Susanna, conspire to get the better of their willful employer, joined by his long-suffering wife, the Countess. Also on […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Audio Description
  • Braille Programs
  • In Person
  • Large Print Programs
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Blue at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Drive, Chicago

Co-produced by Lyric, The Glimmerglass Festival, and Washington National Opera, the opera presents the moving story of ​​a Black middle-class family in Harlem whose hopes and dreams for their teenage […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Braille Programs
  • In Person
  • Large Print Programs
  • Wheelchair Accessible