The production will continue through Oct. 21 at the Athenaeum Theatre.
The cast features Toni Lynice Fountain (Candy Lady), LaRoyce Hawkins (Ace of Spades), Mark Smith (Jib) and Lynn Wactor (Toulou) with Sam Bailey (Rhonda), Mark Hood (Freddie), Opal Demetria Staples (Lillie Mae) and Greg Williams (Bug Eyed Jerry).
Musicians are Leon Q. Allen (trumpet), Giles Corey (guitar) and Thomas Lowery (percussion).
Set in the 1930s, HooDoo Love, press note state, is a "moving tale of love, magic, jealousy and secrets. Toulou escapes from the Mississippi cotton fields to pursue her dream of singing the blues in Memphis. When she meets a rambling blues man, the notorious Ace of Spades, her dreams are realized in a way she never could have imagined."
The production team includes Henry Behel (set designer/production manager), Noël Huntzinger (costume designer), Cat Wilson (lighting designer), Daniel Carlyon (sound designer), Julie Ritchey (props designer), Veronda Carey (assistant director) and Mallory Raven-Ellen Backstrom (stage manager). Tim McNulty is musical director.
Tickets are available online at athenaeumtheatre.org or by calling the Athenaeum Theatre Box Office at (773) 935-6875. Athenaeum Theatre is located at 2936 N. Southport Avenue in Chicago.