Posts tagged "Cory Goodrich"

"Barnum" (Mercury Theatre): Less Circus, More Narration

"Barnum" (Mercury Theatre):  Less Circus, More Narration
Mercury Theater Chicago presents BARNUM.  P.T. Barnum (1810-1891) is a name associated with circus, specifically; the Ringling Bros’ Barnum & Bailey Circus.  Interestingly, Barnum didn’t throw his hat into the ring until age 61.  Even before he became the ringmaster, Barnum had a colorful life.  He was a showman, con artist, entrepreneur and politician.  He... Read more »

"The Christmas Schooner The Musical" (Mercury Theater): See-Worthy!

"The Christmas Schooner The Musical" (Mercury Theater):  See-Worthy!
I saw this show last year.  I knew I had to come back and bring my father.  It’s a manly musical… The Mercury Theater presents THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER A MUSICAL.  On this balmy December 1st, I spotted several Christmas trees tied to car rooftops.  Many Chicagoans utilized the nice weather to minimize the potential nasty... Read more »

"The Christmas Schooner" (Mercury Theater): Sentimental Journey to Chicago's Past!

"The Christmas Schooner" (Mercury Theater): Sentimental Journey to Chicago's Past!
For years, my dad had a standing order for the biggest Christmas tree on the lot.  He loved to splurge on this holiday symbol.  The guys would bring dad’s tree on a flatbed and mount it in the grand room.  On Christmas, everyone would take turns commenting ‘this is the best tree yet.‘  Eventually and... Read more »
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