Time Out says
Posted: Mon Feb 3 2014
This onetime nickelodeon reopened as a 292-seat live theater in 1996. After suffering a stroke in 2010, former owner Michael Cullen sold the Mercury to a group of investors led by former Porchlight Music Theatre artistic director L. Walter Stearns, who reportedly plans to produce original shows at the Mercury in addition to offering the theater for rentals.
Mercury Theater 3745 N Southport Ave
What's on at Mercury Theater
This holiday perennial by John Reeger and Julie Shannon tells the tale of the ship that traversed Lake Michigan each winter in the early 20th century, bringing Christmas trees from the Upper Peninsula to Chicago.