UPCOMING PERFORMANCES & EVENTS
Our Season 31 includes the world-premiere of TRANSit, the Chicago premieres of The Columnist and Beauty’s Daughter, the 15th annual production of It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!, and the revival of Dutchman. Plus we return with hit Ripped: the Living Newspaper Festival, staged reading of the 2017 Blue Ink Playwriting Award, and continue our free arts education program, The Lincoln Project for Chicago Public Schools.
NATIONAL THEATRE CO. AWARD
American Blues Theater is a proud recipient of American Theatre Wing’s 2016 National Theatre Company award given for distinct mission, audience cultivation, and commitment to nurture a community of artists to strengthen and demonstrate the quality, diversity, and dynamism of the American theatre.
OCT 30, 2016
GutterBall is our annual bowl-a-thon fundraiser! This event is family-friendly with awards presented for best costumes, best bowling scores, and overall spirit. Bar food and cheap beer makes “the Dude” proud.
NOV 18 – DEC 31
Join us for the 15th anniversary production of our live 1940s radio play with Foley effects, original score, and holiday carols. After each performance, milk and cookies are served by the cast.
2016 – 2017
We proudly announce Season 31 “Define Yourself” including the world premiere of TRANSit, the Chicago premieres of The Columnist & Beauty’s Daughter, the Chicago revival of Dutchman, and the 15th anniversary of It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago.
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