Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Plymouth Public Library, 132 South Street, Plymouth. The topic will be Communications Access in Emergency Situations and the Speaker is Jonathan O’Dell (ALB), Assistive Technology and Training Specialist at the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Click here to view the flier for this event.
There will be a planning meeting on Thursday, August 1st at 9:30 am at Petie Blanchard’s house, 4 Xander Lane in Plymouth to decide on the topics to have for next year’s programs. If you have a suggestion or would like to be part of this planning committee, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Everyone is welcome to give us their ideas and input.
- HLAA National Convention
- Upcoming Events
- Open Caption Performances
- Priscilla Beach Theatre
- New Repertory Theatre
- Huntington Theatre Company
HLAA National Convention by Sandy Spekman, HLAA Plymouth Chapter President
From June 20-23, 2019, I attended the HLAA National Convention in Rochester, NY. It was my second HLAA convention in Rochester. My first one was in 1988, when I met my mother there. I was 36 years old and my mother also had a hearing loss. She came from Detroit (where I was born and brought up until my late 20’s) and I came from New Jersey (where I lived for 30 years). Since that time, I have been to many HLAA conventions, and this past one in Rochester was my 20th. The conventions are wonderful opportunities to learn about hearing loss, learn the latest technologies, connect with people, and everything is hearing accessible. Where else can you go and get every session, workshop, program with open captioning and the room is looped? The room looping is so powerful that I hardly ever look at the captioning. Wow! HLAA is celebrating its 40-year anniversary this year, and I was happy to be part of its 40-year celebration. Two people at this year’s convention have been to every single convention – 34 total. To read more about the convention, go to the national website, www.hearingloss.org, at Hearing Loss members who receive Hearing Life magazine get this wonderful magazine every two months, and they will have articles about the convention in an upcoming issue. To join, also go to this website.
At the convention, on Friday, June 21, was a Research Symposium on The Latest on Genetics and Hearing Loss. This was especially interesting to me because hearing loss runs in my family, starting with my great-grandfather, my grandmother, my mother, me, and my son, 34. They’ve identified over 140 genes that cause hearing loss and they are trying to alter these genes. Gene therapy most likely won’t be offered in my lifetime, but it was still interesting to see how far they’ve come in their research lately. More research and research dollars are needed in this area.
Next year’s HLAA convention will be June 18-21, 2020 in New Orleans. If you’ve never been to New Orleans but have always wanted to go, now you have a reason to attend! See the article from Petie Blanchard, our chapter treasurer, who attended the Rochester convention, on her thoughts of her first convention (click here).
Note: National dues are going up July 1 from $35/year to $45/year.
Planning Meeting – There will be a planning meeting on July 23 at 1:30 pm at Petie Blanchard’s house, 4 Xander Lane in Plymouth to decide on the topics to have for next year’s programs. If you have a suggestion or would like to be part of this planning committee, please email me at email@example.com. Everyone is welcome to give us their ideas and input.
It would be great if our chapter could become active like the Rochester HLAA Chapter, which is 35 years old. They have 250 paid members. This chapter publishes a newsletter, has a team of people working on captioned theatre, plans social events (such as a summer picnic), plans fundraising, has an assistive listening device demonstration center, has an HLAA Membership Appreciation Picnic, a scholarship program for high school students going to college, and personal story of someone with hearing loss in every chapter newsletter. This is a long list of things they do, but our chapter can at least have more than just bi-monthly meetings!
Pool Party – There will be a Pool Party on August 6, 1-4 pm, at Frank Tripi’s house, 321 Congress St., Duxbury. Park in the driveway or across the street. What to bring: Bathing suit, towel, and a snack. Also feel free to bring significant other. If enough people show an interest, we may assign people to bring an appetizer, vegetable, or dessert. This is to be determined by the sign up. Please RSVP to Frank Tripi at firstname.lastname@example.org by August 2.
HLAA’s Annual Walk4Hearing – This event will be on Sunday, October 27. Please mark your calendars with this date for now. This is a fun event to meet other people with a hearing loss on the beautiful Charles River. If you have trouble walking, you can still enjoy the beautiful fall scenery and hear music on the Charles River. Raising money at the Walk allows us to caption our meetings and to help purchase loops and hearing equipment for hearing accessibility.
Plymouth 2020 – This celebration is right around the corner. We need people to ask for open captioning for Plymouth 2020 events. It doesn’t happen unless you ask for it! One lesson from the HLAA Convention is that people need to complain when there isn’t hearing accessibility, such as captioning and assistive devices. How many of you have requested it at public events?
OPEN CAPTION PERFORMANCES
– Priscilla Beach Theatre
The Priscilla Beach Theatre is providing open captioning on the first Sunday of all of their six productions for this season. You must request open captioning and you will have something set up for you, similar to open captioning that all movie theatres have today but you have to ask for it. You can also ask for a headset with headphones or a personal neckloop that you put your hearing aids or cochlear implants on t-coil or telecoil. For those of you who do not know what the t-coil is, www.hearingloss.org has a section on Hearing Help and Technology.
I have two tickets for the Sunday, October 6, 2 pm open captioned performance of Young Frankenstein at the Priscilla Beach Theatre that I cannot use, so if you’re interested in attending, please contact me at email@example.com. Tickets are $29 each for seniors.
– New Repertory Theatre
The New Repertory Theatre was selected for the Theatre Development Fund’s Open Captioning grant. There will be six performances with open captioning for the coming season (all performances are at 3pm):
- Nixon’s Nixon – September 28th
- Trayf – October 26th
- Oliver! – December 14th
- Hair – February 8th
- Lady Day at the Emerson Bar & Grill – April 11th
- August Wilson’s Fences – May 9th
25 seats will be reserved in the front of the side section with the best view of the open caption system, for those who are part of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing community. When making a reservation, just be sure to mention that you’d like to take advantage of that service, and the box office will make sure to give you priority for those seats.
– Huntington Theatre Company
The 2019-2020 season Open Caption performances at the Huntington Theatre Company are:
- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: October 1 7:30pm and October 9 2pm
- We All Fall Down: January 21 7:30pm and January 29 at 7:30pm
- Sweat: February 12 2pm and February 18 7:30pm
- Our Daughters, Like Pillars: March 31 7:30pm and April 8 2pm
- The Bluest Eye: May 5 7:30pm and May 13 2pm
Did you know that May is Better Hearing & Speech Month?
- AMAZON SMILE
- HLAA NATIONAL
- OPEN CAPTIONED THEATRE – SPRING/SUMMER
The last meeting of HLAA/Plymouth Chapter for the year is on May 22. Topic is: Reach Out! Helping Yourself and Others. It’s being held at the Stonebridge Club, 55 Stonebridge Rd. in the Pinehills. They recently added a loop to their rec room, and this meeting will be to test it out. It will be held from 7 to 8:30 pm. Click HERE for meeting info
- July 23: Chapter Board meeting. Anyone is welcome to join our board. Future meeting topics will be decided at this meeting. If you have an idea for a meeting topic, please let a board member know about it. Thank you.
- August 6: Pool party in Duxbury at a member’s home. More information to follow.
All our welcome to join and attend our meetings.
Our chapter raises funds, part of Amazon Smile: smile.amazon.com Our link is: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-4815482 or the Hearing Loss Association of America Plymouth Chapter. When you buy something from Amazon, if you set it up through this link, a portion of your total goes back to our chapter from Amazon.
HLAA National dues are now $35 but as of July 1, they’re going up to $45. Join now before they go up. You can sign up as a national member at the meeting on May 22. Bring a check made out to: HLAA. $35 for individual membership and $45 for a couple. For more details about membership, go to: HLAA Membership Information or see page 18 of the May/June Hearing Life magazine. Veterans get a free one-year membership.
Top Five Reasons to Roc in Rochester
OPEN CAPTIONED THEATRE – SPRING/SUMMER
Priscilla Beach Theatre, Plymouth
The Priscilla Beach Theatre is now showing open captioned performances! The first open captioned performance was on Sunday, May 5. Other OC dates are on June 2, July 7, August 4, September 8, and October 6. The first Sunday matinee of each production is open captioned. You need to request OC access but can sit anywhere in the theatre. Thanks to Bob Malone for setting this up! The PBT is the first theatre on the South Shore to provide hearing access on a regular basis, so please thank Bob personally if you benefit: www.pbtheatre.org
American Repertory Theater, Cambridge
We Live in Cairo – Open Captioned: Saturday, June 8 at 2 pm and Thursday, June 13 at 7:30 pm
Huntington Theater, Boston
For more information, call Meg O’Brien at 617-273-1558 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Yerma – Open Captioned: Sunday, June 23 at 7 pm and Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30.
Boston Opera House, Boston
For more information, go to: https://www.bostonoperahouse.com/accessibility/
Miss Saigon – Open Captioned: Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm
Dear Evan Hansen – Open Captioned: Saturday, July 13 at 2 pm and Saturday July 27 at 2 pm
Access is more than ramps and bathrooms. Communication access is an obligation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are a patron of the arts, have you simply stopped going to events? If you are a producer of theater, what do you know about captioning? This community conversation is for all of us on both sides of the experience.
Captioning can engage new audiences as well as re-engage old audiences. Our discussion will address institutional obligations, effective messaging, captioning software, and funding resources; as well as the BIG aspirational principles of “access” when striving for robust audience engagement.
Join us for a Community Conversation on effective accessible communication practices in theatre and live performance!
The Plymouth Public Library is located at 132 South Street in Plymouth MA 02360. 1-508-830-4250. RSVP to Spekman at email@example.com
This event is sponsored by the Hearing Loss Association of America, Plymouth Chapter (HLAA), and the Mass Cultural Council’s Universal Participation (UP) Initiative. This event will be captioned in Real Time (CART). The library is physically accessible.
- Everybody is Somebody
- March 26 HLAA Plymouth Chapter Meeting
- March 30 ALDA/HLAA Accessible Tour of the MFA
- April 9 Access to Theatre: Captions and Community
- June 20-23 HLAA National Convention in Rochester, NY
HLAA National Membership Dues
New Reason to join HLAA – A Hearing Aid Battery Subscription Service
- 911 texting for an emergency
- Boston Globe Article: When a Newton family welcomed a baby who is deaf, 20 neighbors learned sign language.
- Priscilla Beach Theatre open captioned performances
- Upcoming Local OC Events – AARP MA OC Grant Wrap-Up
- Accessible Theatre – March and April
EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY by Ruth D. Bernstein, NYC Hearing Loss Advocate
Everyone who has a hearing loss has a list a mile long of “somebody shoulds.” How often have you, someone you know who has a hearing loss, a relative or friend said “somebody should”? “Somebody should do something about captioning movies. Somebody should ask restaurants to have written lists of specials. Somebody should make sure doctors, nurses, and administrators use assistive devices so patients who are hard of hearing or deaf can understand what is being said.”
People who have a hearing loss seldom acknowledge their disability. It’s easy to hide the fact you can’t hear, especially if you have a spouse, relative, or friend who is willing to be your “ears.” Very few people find the courage to be a “somebody” and say I have a hearing loss. Please make sure you make eye contact with me when you speak and talk a little slower than you usually do.”
Note from Sandy: When it comes to open captioning at live performances, everybody says that “somebody should ask for it”. On Sunday, March 10 I attended an OC performance of the 1940’s Radio Music Hour at the Barnstable Comedy Club. Linda Kelly, a court reporter, provided the open captioning. I met a woman there who loved having the captions. This was her first OC performances. I asked her afterwards since she needs open captioning, has she ever asked for it before. She said no. If everyone thinks that someone else will do it, no one asks for it. Theatres think that since no one asks for it, nobody needs it. I ask for it all the time, but wonder, am I the only one who requests open captioning? Surely there must be others out there who benefit from it as well.
MARCH 26 – HLAA PLYMOUTH CHAPTER MEETING
Our next HLAA Plymouth Chapter Meeting will be on Tuesday, March 26 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the Plymouth Public Library. The topic will be: Tell All – You Are Not Alone. This will be a rap session for sharing experiences and advice on hearing loss and self-advocacy. Click here to view the flyer for details. This meeting is being moved up from 7 pm to 5 pm so those who don’t like to drive home in the dark won’t have to do so.
There will be an optional dinner out afterwards for those interested, perhaps at a quiet restaurant.
MARCH 30 – ALDA/HLAA ACCESSIBLE TOUR OF THE MFA
ALDA/HLAA accessible tours will resume on Saturday, March 30th with a tour of the Art of Southeast Asia. Registration is now open. Art in Bloom will take place on Friday, April 26. For more information, contact Francine Stieglitz at fstiegli@bu.
APRIL 9 ACCESS TO THEATRE: CAPTIONS AND COMMUNITY
Please mark off Tuesday, April 9 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Plymouth Public Library for a program called: Access to Theatre: Captions and Community. Click here to view the flyer on this program. Please invite your local theatre groups, performing art centers, and everyone else who might benefit from this program. This program will be co-sponsored with Charles Baldwin from the Massachusetts Cultural Council Universal Participation Initiative and Ruth Kahn, captionist at the Wheelock Family Theatre in Boston.
JUNE 20-23 HLAA NATIONAL CONVENTION
This year’s HLAA National Convention will be held in Rochester, NY. Click here for more information.
Anyone who wishes to attend the National Convention and has never done so before can apply for our chapter scholarship. This includes the registration fees for the convention. The following information is requested:
- Consideration for this scholarship is being given to recipients with financial constraints who would not be able to afford to attend the HLAA convention without the scholarship. Describe in your own words your financial status to establish your need (no documentation is required).
- Describe your commitment and contributions to HLAA either at the national, state or local chapter level (this may include elected and volunteer positions and activities).
- What do you hope you will learn, gain and experience by attending the convention?
- Besides financial need, what is the greatest challenge that your hearing loss presents to you on a daily basis that you hope the convention will address?
All scholarship applicants must be HLAA National Members.
HLAA MEMBERSHIP DUES
National membership is $35 a year for an individual and $45 for a couple/family. Click here to join.
At our next meeting on March 26, when you walk in the door, we’ll have a table where you can sign up for HLAA national membership. Veterans get one year free.
NEW HLAA MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT
Another reason to join HLAA is there’s a new hearing aid and cochlear implant battery subscription service, called hearOclub. With hearOclub, you’ll never run out of batteries again. Click here for details.
911 TEXTING FOR EMERGENCIES
On December 14, 2018, Text-to-9-1-1 was deployed across the Commonwealth. This is one of the most exciting changes for accessibility to emergency services in more than 20 years. When a citizen sends a text message to 9-1-1, it will be routed to an emergency call center based on the location information provided by the carrier. For this reason, when a citizen sends a Text-to-9-1-1, they should make every effort to text the town name, address or location that they are located in.
For more information about this new service, click here.
BOSTON GLOBE ARTICLE
If you haven’t read the Boston Globe article from February 12, do so now – it will make you feel good! Click here for Boston Globe article: When a Newton family welcomed a baby who is deaf, 20 neighbors learned sign language.
PRICILLA BEACH THEATRE OPEN CAPTIONED PERFORMANCES
The Priscilla Beach Theatre (https://www.pbtheatre.org/) has agreed to provide open captioning for each of their six productions on the first Sunday matinee (2 pm) of each production. I have two tickets for the June 2 performance of Heathers – the Musical that I’m unable to use and would like to sell them. Tickets are $29 each. If you’re interested, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPCOMING LOCAL OC EVENTS: AARP MA OC GRANT WRAP-UP:
|Spire Center for the
|25 1/2 Court Street
|Amanda Carr with MYANNA
and the Ken Clark Organ Trio
|Saturday, March 23||8:00 PM|
|Plymouth Public Library||132 South Street
|The Harper and the Mistral||Friday, March 29||2:00 PM|
|Duxbury PAC||73 Alden St.
|Army Band||Sunday, March 31||3:00 PM|
|Plymouth Public Library||132 South Street
|Access to Theatre:
Captioning and Community
|Tuesday, April 9||5:30 PM|
at Memorial Hall
|83 Court St.
|One Night of Queen||Thursday, April 11||8:00 PM|
|Spire Center for the
|25 1/2 Court Street
|Marc Cohn||Saturday April 13||8:00 PM|
|Cape Cod Theatre Com.
Harwich Junior Theatre
|105 Division St,
West Harwich, MA
|Tuck Everlasting||Sunday, April 14||2:00 PM|
The above dates are for open captioned performances. Please note: For the March 23, April 11, and April 14 dates, I’ve requested remote CART – or remote Communication Access Realtime Translation, which is remote captioning. Remote CART has not been confirmed yet but I’m still working on securing it. If you plan to attend on March 23, April 11, and/or April 14, please check with me to make sure that remote CART has been successfully set up. A script of the songs might be substituted instead of remote CART, but I don’t know this as type this up. Please contact the venue to ask about the captioning. You can also ask me at email@example.com.
ACCESSIBLE THEATER – MARCH AND APRIL
American Repertory Theater, Cambridge
Purchase tickets at 617-547-8300 or by email at Access@amrep.org
ASL Interpreted: March 13 at 7:30PM and March 17 at 2PM
Audio Described: March 15 at 7:30PM and March 16 at 2PM
Open Captioned: March 14 at 7:30PM and March 16 at 2PM
Huntington Theater, Boston For more information on the Huntington’s access programs, please call Meg O’Brien at 617 273 1558 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Romeo and Juliet
ASL Performance: March 15 at 8pm
Open Captioned: March 20 at 2pm and March 26 at 7:30pm
Audio Described: March 16 at 2pm
Trinity Repertory Theater, Providence, Rhode Island
Open Captioned performances
The Song of Summer: March 17 at 2:00 pm and March 27 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Little Shop of Horrors: April 14 at 2:00 pm, May 1, 2019, at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Boston Opera House, Boston For more information, go to https://www.bostonoperahouse.com/accessibility
A Bronx Tale
ASL Performance: April 13 at 2pm
Audio Described: April 7 at 1pm
Open Captioned: April 6 at 2pm
ASL Performance: April 27 at 2pm
Audio Described: April 27 at 1pm
Open Captioned: April 20 at 2pm
New Repertory Theatre, Watertown. All performances in the mainstage theater are looped. Use the code Audio 18 to get a discount.
Cardboard Piano: March 23 – April 14
Becoming Dr. Ruth: April 27 – May 19
Thirty people attended our January 29th meeting and heard Dr. Michael Harvey speak about the Psychology of Hearing Loss. If you were unable to attend would like to review the information, here it is: Psychology of Hearing Loss, Beautiful tree but alone, Outrage, airplanes, and chandeliers. Thank you to Tom Cummiskey of the Plymouth Public Library for making copies for the meeting.
Our next bimonthly chapter meeting will be Tuesday, March 26 – a Rap Session. It will be from 5:00 to 6:30 pm with an optional dinner at a nearby restaurant afterwards.
FREE Theatre Tickets!
As announced at the meeting, these tickets are provided courtesy of Charles Baldwin, Program Officer, Universal Participation Initiative, Massachusetts Cultural Council. He also would like people to know about the great review that Ragtime received: http://www.theatermirror.net/
Hope 2019 will be a good year for everyone!
- Meeting Information
- Interesting News
- Amazon Smile
- National HLAA
- 2019 New Years Resolutions
- Captioned Events
Our next meeting is on January 29 at 7:00 at the Plymouth Public Library. Dr. Michael Harvey will talk about The Psychology of Hearing Loss.
Because our chapter is unable to use the Otto Fehlow Conference Room at the Plymouth Public Library on the third Tuesdays of the month, as we have for the past two years, our meeting dates have changed.
The March meeting will be on Tuesday, March 26 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm as a Rap Session with an optional dinner out at a quiet restaurant afterwards. This meeting is when you’ll get a chance to talk or hear about devices people use (like a show and tell) and how people cope with noisy situations.
The May meeting will be on Wednesday, May 22 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm (may be moved up earlier in time) and the topic is on advocacy: Peggy Ellertsen and Barbara Abineri will speak about Reach Out! Helping Yourself and Others.
There’s a Board Meeting or Planning Meeting open to everyone on Tuesday, January 15 at 1 pm upstairs at the Plymouth Public Library in the Board Room. This meeting is to discuss our chapter and what’s going on. Everyone is welcome to attend, especially new people who would like to find out more about HLAA and our chapter.
This article describes how poor hearing is not just an annoying inconvenience:
Sandy Speckman’s NJ friend, Pat Dobbs, who runs the Morris (NJ) County Chapter, wrote an informative newsletter with a reference a New Year’s Resolution by hearing loss advocate Ruth Bernstein: https://www.hearinglossevolution.com/pat-dobbs-blog/everybody-is-a-somebody
Hearing and Health Foundation Article
This article describes the disturbing rise in hearing loss and tinnitus: https://hearinghealthfoundation.org/hearing-loss-tinnitus-statistics/
Don’t forget to set up Amazon at smile.amazon.com so a portion of your order goes back to the Hearing Loss Association of America, Plymouth Chapter.
Don’t forget to sign up for national HLAA membership at: https://www.hearingloss.org/make-an-impact/become-a-memberrenew/ Veterans get a free one-year membership.
Anyone who wishes to attend the HLAA National Convention in Rochester, NY from June 20-23 can have their registration covered! For more information, go to: https://www.hearingloss.org/programs-events/convention/
2019 NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS
Two years ago, I wrote some New Year’s Resolutions for our chapter. I’m going to compare those with what we’ve already accomplished, and what we need to accomplish in 2019:
2017 goals are mentioned first followed by status and/or revised 2019 goals
- Larger paid membership
We still need more members to become official HLAA members by paying dues to the national organization.
- Active membership
We still need more people to say: “What can I do to help our chapter?”
- Community involvement
We still need more people to spread the word about HLAA and how it can help. We could participate in community and health fairs to spread the word.
- CART and looping increased
Congregation Beth Jacob in Plymouth is now looped. Please ask your church and/or meeting room/social hall to be looped. If you’ve accomplished this, let me know so I’ll spread the word. The Pinehills Association has agreed to loop their Stonebridge Club (both upstairs and downstairs) and their Cabana. It all boils down to YOU asking for what you need. Our chapter now has a portable loop (was the Cape Cod Chapter’s loop) that can be used anywhere you need it to be. AARP MA has given our chapter a grant to provide open captioning at eight live events. We’ve had four events so far, with four more to go. If you have an idea of where you’d like an event to have open captioned, let us know! There’s no reason to attend and not understand what’s being said. The ADA law requires “effective communication” and for some people, that means captioning.
- Brochure for our chapter
This was completed by Linda Maloney in August 2018.
- Webpage for our chapter
The chapter website, hearinglossplymouth.org, was set up by Robert Brodin a year ago and is maintained by Linda Maloney. We also have a Facebook page, facebook.com/HLAAPlymouthChapter, which is maintained by Frank Tripi.
- Young people involved in our chapter
We still need to find young people in our communities (those who still work) who will eventually take over our chapter as the years go on.
- Train future HLAA leaders
Our chapter has found some new potential leaders, but there’s room for more people to get involved. That means YOU.
Stephanie Blanchard has stepped up to become treasurer of our chapter. Thank you, Petie (her nickname)! We still need a secretary. Petie is filling in for both positions right now.
- Meetings that attract a large turnout
Our meetings have grown in size, but there’s still room for more! The Plymouth Public Library Otto Fehlow Conference Room seats 130 people, with a capacity for 250. Surely there are that many people in our communities with a hearing loss.
- Social activities
We had a Holiday Party at Sandy Spekman’s house, with 15 people in attendance, and all had a good time. Hearing loss was NOT the primary topic of conversation for spouses attended who don’t have a hearing loss! We are going to try for more social events in 2019. If you have an idea for one, such as a pool party, quiet restaurant night, etc. please let us know. Social events give us a chance to get to know other people and how they cope with their hearing loss.
CAPTIONED EVENTS In the Plymouth Area
The Priscilla Beach Theatre has agreed to provide open captioning for each of their six productions. The first Sunday matinee of each performance will be open captioned.
CAPTIONED EVENTS in the Boston Area
Boston Opera House 2019 Season For up-to-date information and tickets, visit https://boston.broadway.com/accessible_services/
|Open Captioned||Audio Described||ASL|
|Charlie and the Chocolate Factory||Jan 12||Jan 13||Jan 19|
|Beautiful: The Carol King Musical||Feb 2||Feb 3||Feb 9|
|School of Rock||Feb 16||Feb 17||Feb 23|
|A Bronx Tale||Apr 6||Apr 7||Apr 13|
|Les Miserables||Apr 20||Apr 27||Apr 27|
|Miss Saigon||Jun 15||Jun 16||Jun 22|
|Dear Even Hansen||Jul 13||Jul 14, 28||Jul 20, Aug 3|
|Hello Dolly||Aug 17||A18ug||Aug 24|
Huntington Theatre 2019 Season For up-to-date information and tickets, visit https://www.huntingtontheatre.org/visit/accessibility/#Open%20Captioning
|Romeo and Juliet||Mar 20, 26|
|Yerma||Jun 23, 25|
Trinity Rep 2019 Season For up-to-date information and tickets, visit https://www.trinityrep.com/box-office/accessibility/open-caption-performances/
|Black Odyssey||Jan 6, 16|
|An Iliad||Feb 10|
|The Song of Summer||Mar 17, 27|
|Little Shop of Horrors||Apr 14, May 1|
|Marisol||May 19, May 29|
Wheelock Family Theatre 2019 Season for up-to-date information and tickets, visit https://www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org/performances/current-season/
All performances are open captioned
|Open Captioned||Audio Described||ASL|
|Ragtime||Jan 23-Feb 17||2/10, 2/15||2/10, 2/15|
|Ronald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach||Apr 12-May 12||5/5, 5/10||5/5, 5/10|