4809 N. Ravenswood Ave.
American Blues Theater is the premier American theater producing visceral theatrical works while engaging its audience in worthwhile missions of local service agencies. American Blues Theater illuminates the American ideas of freedom, equality, and opportunity in the plays we produce and communities we serve.
History and Recognition:
Founded in 1985, American Blues Theater's multi-generational and inter-disciplined artists have established the second oldest professional Equity Ensemble theater in Chicago. Their 39-member Ensemble has over 540 combined years of collaboration on stage. As of 2014, they have received nearly 150 Joseph Jefferson Awards and nominations that celebrate excellence in Chicago theater. There artists are honored with Pulitzer Prize nominations, Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards, and numerous other accolades.