NEW! Upcoming
Sign-Interpreted Performances by
The HeArd

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act ensures that events open to the public, such as any performance at a "theater, concert hall, stadium, or other place of exhibition or entertainment" will provide equal access for all participants, including Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and Deaf-Blind individuals. When requested, this includes the provision of qualified sign language interpreters to facilitate effective communication between people whose primary method of communication is sign language and those whose primary method of communication is speech. (https://www.ada.gov).

The Cleveland State University Department of Theatre & Dance 2022 production of

Toby Vera Bercovici's
The Gentle Villainy of Richard III,
Troubler of the Poor World's Peace

Thursday April 28, 2022 at 7:30 PM

An adaptation of William Shakespeare's Richard III
Upon the stage of The Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square
1407 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Performing Interpreters
Merry Beth Pietila & Erin LaFountain

To get reduced-cost tickets for "The Gentle Villainy of Richard III":

  • Click here to go to "The Gentle Villainy of Richard III" ticket page

  • Click the "+" button to scroll down to the April 28 event and select Buy Tickets

  • Look for "Have a Promo Code?" and enter the code: ASL for discounted seating near the interpreters

Cleveland Play House 2022 production of

Jessica Dickey's
The Ghost Tour a reading

Saturday May 14, 2022 at 12:30 PM

Have you ever seen a ghost? Playwright Jessie Dickey delves deep into what haunts us...
On the stage of the Helen Theatre in Playhouse Square
1407 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Performing Interpreter
Colleen Ticherich

To get tickets for "The Ghost Tour, a reading":

  • Click here to go to the "The Ghost Tour" page and click the orange "purchase tickets" bar

  • Look for "Have a Promo Code?" and enter this code: ASL

  • The May 14th tickets page will appear, click the blue "Buy" bar to purchase your tickets

  • Seats are general admission, so arrive early to select your preferred seats near the interpreter

Cleveland Play House 2022 production of

Charly Evon Simpson's
I'm Back Now a reading

Saturday May 14, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Inspired by Cleveland's past, present, and future, I'm Back Now is a poignant family drama
On the stage of the Helen Theatre in Playhouse Square
1407 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Performing Interpreters
Erin LaFountain & Betty Bridgewater

To get tickets for "I'm Back Now, a reading":

  • Click here to go to the "I'm Back Now" page and click the orange "purchase tickets" bar

  • Look for "Have a Promo Code?" and enter this code: ASL

  • The May 14th tickets page will appear, click the blue "Buy" bar to purchase your tickets

  • Seats are general admission, so arrive early to select your preferred seats near the interpreters

Cleveland Play House 2022 production of

Catherine Bush's adaptation of the novel by Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers

Saturday May 14, 2022 at 7:30 PM

Get ready for exhilarating action that will have you cheering "All for One, and One for All!"

On the stage of the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square1407 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Performing InterpretersColleen Ticherich, Erin LaFountain, & Karen Schiller

To get reduced-cost $25 tickets for "The Three Musketeers":

  • Click here to go to the "The Three Musketeers" page and click the orange "purchase tickets" bar

  • Look for "Have a Promo Code?" and enter this code: ASL

  • Scroll down to the May 14th tickets, click the blue "Buy" bar to purchase your tickets

  • Select your preferred seating in the orange ASL Interpretation section near the interpreters

Cleveland Play House 2022 production of

Vichet Chum's
Liébling a reading

Saturday May 21, 2022 at 3:00 PM

A witty and moving story of how we grapple with legacy and representation — and how art can help us.
On the stage of the Helen Theatre in Playhouse Square
1407 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Performing Interpreters
Colleen Ticherich & Erin LaFountain

To get tickets for "I'm Back Now, a reading":

  • Click here to go to the "I'm Back Now" page and click the orange "purchase tickets" bar

  • Look for "Have a Promo Code?" and enter this code: ASL

  • The May 21st tickets page will appear, click the blue "Buy" bar to purchase your tickets

  • Seats are general admission, so arrive early to select your preferred seats near the interpreters

A logo showing two hands representing the ASL sign for "interpret" indicates that this performance provides ASL interpretation

Great Lakes Theater's 2022 production of

Alfred Hitchcock's
The 39 Steps

Sunday May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM

An uproarious romantic thriller
upon The Parker Hannifin stage at Playhouse Square's Hanna Theatre
at 2067 E. 14th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Performing Interpreters
Colleen Ticherich, Ariana Zimcosky, & Rachel Hollander
***To request tickets at a special discounted price for Deaf audience members:
Contact Kelly Schaffer Florian by email (KFlorian@greatlakestheater.org) or by phone (216-453-4443)

A logo showing two hands representing the ASL sign for "interpret" indicates that this performance provides ASL interpretation

An original Fine Arts Association's 2022 production

Fine Arts Association's
Alice in Danceland

Sunday June 26, 2022 at 2:00 PM

An exciting new venture combining the work of FAA's Theatre and Dance departments
on The Fine Arts Association stage in Willougbhy
38660 Mentor Avenue, Willoughby, Ohio 44094


Performing Interpreters
Erin LaFountain, Colleen Ticherich, Christine Anastasia Mason, & Merry Beth Pietila
To purchase tickets: Call Customer Service (440-951-7500) for seats where you can view the interpretation.

A logo showing two hands representing the ASL sign for "interpret" indicates that this performance provides ASL interpretation

The 2022 Cain Park production of

Andrew Lloyd Webber's
School of Rock

Sunday June 26, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Cain Park is proud to announce the regional premier of School of Rock, The Musical
on the covered outdoor stage of Cain Park's intimate Alma Theater
14591 Superior Road
, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118

Performing Interpreters
Rachel Hollander, Ari Zimcosky, Sara Ralston, & Rachel Leffel
To purchase tickets: Click HERE to go to the SCHOOL-OF-ROCK webpage and see the link to BUY TICKETS

A logo showing two hands representing the ASL sign for "interpret" indicates that this performance provides ASL interpretation

Returning to the stage of Talespinner Children's Theatre

Gail Nyoka's

The King of the Animals (A Tale of Cameroon)

Sunday July 3, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Based on folk tales from the Central African country of Cameroon
at The Reinberger Auditorium in the Gordon Square Arts district
5209 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44102

Performing Interpreters:
Colleen Ticherich, Christine Anastasia Mason, & Merry Beth Pietila

Getting tickets is easy, just show up and pay what you can afford, because it's...
Pay What You Choose and find seats where you can view the interpretation near the stage!
Tickets go on sale April 29

... Stay tuned for more sign-interpreted performances in Summer 2022!
We can't wait to see you back again!