Bram Stoker might not have intended for his novel to be funny, but undoubtedly he would have approved of The Hypocrites’ approach to DRACULA.
Today The Hypocrites announced a new non-profit business model after the company was forced to cancel a portion of their 20th anniversary season.
In the Mercury’s production, Walter Stearns directs the cast at a speedy pace but also creates moments of real connection and humor. Brenda Didier’s fantastic choreography sparkles, especially in the show-stopping “Step in Time” and energetic “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”
Mercury Theater’s I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT incorporates an astounding number of songs into its 80-minute run time.
Pictured: Robert Hunt. The Mercury Theater Chicago has announced casting for their Winter production of I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNET created by David Grapes and Todd Olson with Musical Arrangements by Vince di Mura. Directed by Kevin Bellie, the production features Jim DeSelm, Robert Hunt,...
As an amazing year of performance in Chicago comes to an end, we’re wrapping up our picks for the best productions of 2016. We asked our critics which of the 125 shows we reviewed this year have really stuck with them, and here are their favorites.
Mercury Theater Chicago has announced their 2017 calendar year season, which will kick of in January with the Chicago Premiere of I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT, including songs such as ‘Rags to Riches,’ ‘Put On a Happy Face’ ‘The Good Life’, ‘The Best...
It’s been a wild fall for commercial theater in Chicago—the early closing follows close on the heels of the crash and burn of HELLDRIVERS OF DAYTONA, which played only one performance at the Royal George before closing after unanimous pans.