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.
|Venue name:||Mercury Theater|
3745 N Southport Ave
|Cross street:||between Waveland Ave and Grace St|
|Transport:||Bus: 22, 80, 152.|
The Christmas Schooner
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.Musicals Until Sun December 28th 2014 FreeREAD MORE3745 N Southport Ave Chicago Chicago