Apr 24th 2019

At long last, #OTVWednesdays have returned with a fresh cycle of premieres for the 2019 season! Every Wednesday in April we will be at the Chicago Cultural Center with an evening of releases. On April 24th join us for OTV Presents: Renee, Good Enough & Kings and Queens

Renee is a dark comedy about an elder millennial woman serving as caretaker for her ailing and abusive parents at the expense of living her own life.

In Good Enough, attempting to hold it all together, a group of Chicago-based friends face their flaws and learn to love themselves as a string of messy decisions unravel during Sunday supper.

In Kings and Queens, drag performers and best friends Polly Glamory and Stevie Stars ditch their boring college graduation to compete in the last round of a drag competition. Their relationships with each other and everyone around them are tested as they try to become the best performers in the most competitive drag scene in the country.

OTV – Open Television is a non-profit platform for intersectional television. We incubate artists that commercial television networks and art institutions do not develop consistently: artists who identify with multiple communities marginalized by the market and society.

#OTVWednesdays (April 2019)
April 10: OTV Presents: Damaged Goods & FOBia
April 17: OTV Presents: Low Strung & Border’d
April 24: OTV Presents: Freaky Phyllis & Renee
Every following Wednesday in April (10-24), May(8-29), and June(5-12) we’ll be premiering new content in Chicago and online. Check out the full list of premieres at http://bit.ly/otvevents.




All onstage discussion along with the episodes themselves will be translated live in American Sign Language.


* All elevators in the building are accessible.
* An elevator is located in the Randolph Street Lobby which connects to the underground Pedway.
* An elevator located outside the building on the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street connects to the underground Pedway providing access to the Chicago Cultural Center, the Metra Train Station and the Grant Park Underground Garage.


All attendees are allowed to use restrooms that correspond to their gender identity. We are working with the city to post gender-neutral bathroom signs. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Restrooms are located on the first and second floors.


Wheelchairs for use in the Chicago Cultural Center are available upon request on a first come, first served basis. Upon arrival, please ask the security officer on duty in the lobby for assistance.


ALDs for the hearing-impaired are available for all public concerts and lectures. Please request as far in advance as possible by contact Aymar Jean Christian, developer@weareopen.tv with the subject “ALD Request.”


Wheelchair-height water fountains are located on the first, second and fourth floors near the restrooms.


The phone at the reception desk of the Chicago Cultural Center is equipped to receive TTY calls. The TTY phone number is 312.744.2947.


An accessibility lift and assisted seating are available in the Claudia Cassidy Theater.

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