Hank Williams: Lost Highway

Season 29: “Lost and Sound”

The blues and southern rock collide in Chicago’s smash hit! Following  Hank Williams’ rise from the beginnings to his triumphs on the Grand Ole Opry to his self-destruction at twenty-nine, audiences will be treated to an unforgettable tribute of more than 20 hits, including “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”, “Move It on Over”, “Hey, Good Lookin’”, and “Jambalaya”.  To explore more about Hank Williams: Lost Highway, read our playguide.


“A big fat hit!” – Chicago Tribune  “Sensational!” – Chicago Sun Times  “A bona fide tribute concert!” – Newcity   “Flawless!” – WBEZ  “A profound emotional journey!” – Rolling Stone   “Best example of a musician’s bio on stage!” – The New York Post

Jeff Award nominations for Best Musical-midsize, Director of a musical, Music Director, and Lead Actor in a musical.



This performance must close September 28th.

  • Wednesday: 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 7:30pm
  • Friday: 7:30pm
  • Saturday: 7:30pm
  • Sunday: 2:30pm

Special Note: 9/10 and 9/17 Performances at 2:00pm ONLY.

Duration: Runs 2 1/2 hours with one intermission.

Location: Greenhouse Theater Center at 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago

Ticket Price: $29 – $49

Town Halls: We offer free post-show events on Sundays.

Hank Williams: Lost Highway 2014


Cast (in alphabetical order):  Dana Black (Waitress), Matt Brumlow* (Hank Williams), Austin Cook* (Hoss)John Foley (Shag), Greg Hirte (Leon), James Leaming* (Pap)Michael Mahler*(Jimmy), Suzanne Petri* (Mama), Cora Vander Broek (Audrey), & Byron Glenn Willis (Tee Tot).

Production:   Damon Kiely (director), Malcolm Ruhl (music director), Michael Mahler* (associate music director)Jackie Penrod (co-scenic)Rick Penrod (co-scenic)Rick Sims (sound)Nick Belley (lights), Ellie Humphrys (assistant lights/master electrician)Sarah E. Ross* (costumes), Christopher Neville* (assistant costumes)Arianna Soloway* (properties)Ellen Willett (production manager), Jaclyn Holsey* (stage manager)Dana M. Nestrick (stage manager), Kathryn Lochert (assistant stage manager), Brian Claggett* (technical director), Eric Backus (sound engineer), & Lauri Dahl* (associate dramaturg).

*American Blues Theater Ensemble and Artistic Affiliates


We are proud to continue our PINK PREVIEWS. Proceeds from our Preview performances will be donated to the Lynn Sage Foundation for breast cancer research. We raise awareness of Old Town School of Folk Music’s mission and offer complimentary tickets to their students.

More Information on Hank Williams: Lost Highway

“Hank Williams: Lost Highway” Director Statements

In January 2011, Matt Brumlow invited me to his solo performance Nobody Lonesome for Me about Hank Williams Sr at Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Watching his incredible portrayal of Hank – rich with celebrated songs; physical manifestations of spina bifida, substance...
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