The American Blues Theater production of Side Man has received rave reviews from multiple news outlets including the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s, State & Cinema and more!

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About the SIDE MAN Artists

About the SIDE MAN Artists

WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST KATE BUDDEKE (Terry) is a proud Ensemble member of American Blues Theater, where her credits include Tobacco Road, Rantoul & Die, and Keely & Du. Most recently she was seen in Airline Highway at Steppenwolf, where also she performed...
SIDE MAN Director’s Statement

SIDE MAN Director’s Statement

“Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds, they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald To be a sideman – an outside musician...

2015 Blue Ink Playwriting Award

The Blue Ink Playwriting Award was created in 2010 to support new work. Congratulations to JAMIE PACHINO for winning the 2015 BLUE INK PLAYWRITING AWARD for her script OTHER THAN HONORABLE. Runners-up: Gregory Allen (What Happened in Pinkville) and Caridad Svich (Upon...
Yankee Tavern Community Service & Town Halls

Yankee Tavern Community Service & Town Halls

We believe it is an honor and duty to serve our community. We raise awareness of other non-profit organizations’ great causes through creative collaborations. For this production, we continue our Pink Previews for The Lynn Sage Foundation. We also support...