American Blues Theater

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It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!
Classic, Holiday, Musical
Runs Nov 12Dec 06, 2020

THE CHICAGO ORIGINAL – Joseph Jefferson Award nominated production & Ensemble

This is the second longest-running holiday play in Chicago! For 19 years, the American Blues Ensemble has treated …

Green Day’s American Idiot
Musical
Runs Jun 25Aug 14, 2021

CHICAGO REVIVAL

Exhilarating journey of a new generation of young Americans as they struggle to find meaning in a post 9/11 world, borne along by Green Day’s electrifying score. “Invigorating …

Fences
Drama
Runs Sep 03Oct 16, 2021

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. This is the sensational drama about Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues, who now works as a garbage man …

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Chicago IL 60640
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Winner of American Theatre Wing’s prestigious National Theatre Company Award, American Blues Theater is a premier arts organization with an intimate enviroment that patrons, artists, and all Chicagoans call home. American Blues Theater explores the American identity through the plays it produces and communities it serves. American Blues Theater follows three guiding values both on and off its stages- to be accessible, responsible, and true. Our diverse and multi-generational artists have established the second oldest professional Equity Ensemble theater in Chicago.
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