Posts tagged "American Blues Theatre"

EXTENDED Thru Oct 12th "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (American Blues Theatre): Hank Williams Resurrected

EXTENDED Thru Oct 12th "Hank Williams:  Lost Highway" (American Blues Theatre):  Hank Williams Resurrected
American Blues Theater presents HANK WILLIAMS:  LOST HIGHWAY. I wasn’t a particular fan of Hank Williams until I saw this show.  I thought he was a country singer.  I found out he was a genius.  He informally taught himself to play guitar, write songs and sing a cross-genre of blues meets country on their way... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up American Blues Theatre and Black Ship Co.

Off Book Chats Up American Blues Theatre and Black Ship Co.
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is trying out a shorter format for our listeners’ quick theatre fix.  First, the Show Pick of the Week is reviewed:  “It’s a Wonderful Life:  Live at the Biograph” by America Blues Theatre.  And then, our special guests from Black Ship Company’s  “Foreverendia” are Megan Captaine and Christine Jacobs.  In addition, Megan performs an excerpt from Black... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up American Blues, Building Stage, Ka-Tet, Profiles and Lyric Opera

Off Book Chats Up American Blues, Building Stage, Ka-Tet, Profiles and Lyric Opera
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:   “Fuddy Meers” at Ka-Tet Theatre, “Werther” at Lyric Opera and“Hellcab” at Profiles Theatre.  Special Guests: Gwendolyn Whiteside, Producing Artistic Director at American Blues Theatre and playing Mary Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life:  Live at the Biograph” and Blake Montgomery, Founder and Artistic Director at The Building Stage and performing in “Charles Dickens Begrudgingly Performs ‘A Christmas Carol’. Again”.  Plus, we have two new “Got A... Read more »
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