Posts tagged "Karl Hamilton"

"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 »

Review "Meet John Doe": Charming, Lyrical Tale of Manipulation

Porchlight Theatre presents MEET JOHN DOE At Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Reviewed by Katy Walsh Porchlight Theatre presents the Midwest Premiere of “Meet John Doe,” a musical based on the Frank Capra film. During the Great Depression, a columnist saves her job by creating a news story. Her fake suicidal man garners the city’s... Read more »
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