Posts tagged "Mercury Theater"

"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 Houdini Box" (Chicago Children's Theatre): Marvelously Magical!

#19.  I’m a big fan of magic!  It’s an inarguable explanation for anything.  What makes my computer work?  Magic! How did she know to call?  Magic! Where did that cookie go?  Magic!  I could have gotten a liberal arts degree at Hogwarts.  I’m completely satisfied with *magic* being the answer to any question. Chicago Children’s... 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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EXTENDED THRU June 26th "A Twist of Water": Runs Deep with Comedy Bridging the Drama

  Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 6th   Narrated by Joshua Volkers   The Route 66 Theatre Company presents A TWIST OF WATERAt Mercury Theatre, 3745 N. SouthportWritten by Caitlin Montanye ParrishCo-created and directed by Erica WeissThursdays at 7:30Fridays at 8pmSaturdays at 4pm and 8pmSundays at 4pmEXTENDED Thru June 26th Buy... Read more »