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“How to Defend Yourself” Access Night at Victory Gardens Theater

Victory Gardens Theatre 2433 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

“How to Defend Yourself” circles around seven college students who gather for a DIY self-defense workshop after a sorority sister is raped. They learn how to “not be a victim”, how to use their bodies as weapons, and how to fend off attackers. The form of self-defense becomes a channel for their rage, trauma, confusion, […]

$20

Short Shakespeare! The Comedy of Errors at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater 800 E. Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Welcome to a world devoted to the absurd comedy of our endless, human errors! On Saturdays this winter, our cleverly abridged, 75-minute production will have audience members of all ages reeling with laughter. Antipholus and his lifelong servant Dromio find themselves in Ephesus as they search the world over for their twins, lost in infancy. […]

$31

Madame Butterfly

Lyric Opera House 20 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, United States

Touch Tour begins at 12:00pm. Show begins at 2:00pm. Madama Butterfly By Giacomo Puccini Language - Sung in Italian with projected English translations Running Time - 2 hours, 55 minutes with 1 intermission An enchanting geisha, Cio-Cio-San, loses her heart to an American naval lieutenant and marries him. After he leaves Japan, she waits three […]

$99.00

Freedom Ride at the Studebaker Theater

Studebaker Theater 1st FL Fine Arts Building, 410 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

When the Congress of Racial Equality comes to New Orleans in the sweltering summer of 1961, Sylvie Davenport is torn. Handed a pamphlet and asked to board a Greyhound bus, Sylvie is forced to choose between her academic future and the future of the nation in a story that highlights how far we’ve come and […]

$20

Roe at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL, United States

Touch Tour and Audio Description (touch tour starts at 12:30pm, performance starts at 2pm) Conceived in a pizza parlor and argued in the highest court in the land, 1973’s Roe v. Wade legalized abortion—and is hotly debated still today. The complex young women behind the trial—attorney Sarah Weddington and plaintiff Norma McCorvey (“Jane Roe”)—embark upon […]

$71