Arsenic and the Old Lace–Audio Described Play

Court theater in Chicago is having their first ever audio described play, so if you have any other Blind friends, family, or networks, attending would be fun! Come out and experience:

“Broadway World Mild-mannered sisters Martha and Abby Brewster live in their spacious Victorian home in a quiet neighborhood in Brooklyn with an eccentric nephew, Teddy. Famed for their hospitality, Martha and Abby are adored by their neighbors and frequently entertain guests. But when their other nephew, Mortimer, discovers his aunts’ macabre secrets, a hilarious chain of events ensues in this character-driven farce.”

Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson directs this beloved American classic, bringing much-needed humor and healing laughter to the stage in Court’s 2022/23 Season opener.

Accessible performances:

  • October 1, 2022 at 2:00pm/Touch Tour at 12:30pm (Touch Tour/Audio Description)
  • October 2, 2022 at 2:00pm (Open Captioning)
  • October 2, 2022 at 7:30pm (ASL Interpretation)

They will offer a group discount on October 1. This is their first ever audio described play so they want a lot of people to come! Be sure to call and ask for the discount.Box Office: (773) 753-4472

For more information about accessibilities, e-mail Phillip Lewis at

Court Theatre | 5535 S. Ellis Ave. | Chicago, IL 60637(773) 702- 3179


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