American Blues Has Its “Spitfire Grill” Cast and Staff

American Blues Has Its “Spitfire Grill” Cast and Staff

American Blues Theater has announced the cast and design team for the Chicago revival of The Spitfire Grill.

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Review | “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey” at American Blues Theater

Review | “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey” at American Blues Theater

ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS is a great example that truly all you need to make good theatre is a talented actor to tell a movingly human story.

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American Blues Announces Season and Directors

American Blues Announces Season and Directors

American Blues Theater has announced the lineup for its 2019-20 season.

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American Blues Names Benjamin Benne as 2019 Blue Ink Recipient

American Blues Names Benjamin Benne as 2019 Blue Ink Recipient

Pictured: Playwright Benjamin Benne American Blues Theater has named Benjamin Benne as this year’s recipient of the national 2019 Blue Ink Playwriting Award. Benne was selected from a pool 752 submissions, and as part of the award receives a $1,250 and the opportunity to further develop his script, “Alma (or...

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American Blues Welcomes New Ensemble Members and Artistic Affiliate

American Blues Welcomes New Ensemble Members and Artistic Affiliate

American Blues Theater has announced the addition of five new ensemble members and one new artistic affiliate. 

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American Blues Theater Announces Cast and Creative Team for FLYIN’ WEST

American Blues Theater Announces Cast and Creative Team for FLYIN’ WEST

Set in 1898, FLYIN’ WEST is the story of Black women pioneers who settled in the town of Nicodemus, Kansas.

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Cast Complete for BUDDY at American Blues Theater

Cast Complete for BUDDY at American Blues Theater

American Blues Theater has announced complete casting and design team for “BUDDY – The Buddy Holly Story.”

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Review: SIX CORNERS at American Blues Theater

Review: SIX CORNERS at American Blues Theater

Huff’s witty dialogue and challenging moral premise and powerful yet understated performances from the cast make SIX CORNERS a thoroughly worthwhile outing.

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American Blues Announces Cast and Creatives for SIX CORNERS

American Blues Announces Cast and Creatives for SIX CORNERS

American Blues Theater announces casting for the World Premiere of SIX CORNERS, written by Keith Huff and directed by Gary Griffin.

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Review: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE IN CHICAGO! at American Blues Theater

Review: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE IN CHICAGO! at American Blues Theater

Just as with my first experience watching the film, the story of IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE and the joy and connection these artists brought reminded me again that traditions are important. Clearly, this is one American Blues Theater have made their own, and I think I just might join them.

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