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Mercury Theater Chicago Executive Producer Walter Stearns, Ed Kross, and Daniel J. Ha Photo

Mercury Theater Chicago Executive Producer Walter Stearns, Ed Kross, and Daniel J. Hanson

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Eugene Dizon, Walter Stearns, Sean Patrick Fawcett, Christine Bunuan Photo

Eugene Dizon, Walter Stearns, Sean Patrick Fawcett, Christine Bunuan

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05/01/2014
Rachel Boylan, Eugene Dizon, Leah Morrow, Stephanie Herman, Christine Bunuan, Walter  Photo

Rachel Boylan, Eugene Dizon, Leah Morrow, Stephanie Herman, Christine Bunuan, Walter Stearns

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L. Walter Stearns, Geoff Button, Matt Deitchman, Eugene Dizon Photo

L. Walter Stearns, Geoff Button, Matt Deitchman, Eugene Dizon

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Eugene Dizon, L. Walter Stearns, Brennan Dougherty, Jaclyn Dougherty and Sage Harper Photo

Eugene Dizon, L. Walter Stearns, Brennan Dougherty, Jaclyn Dougherty and Sage Harper

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Walter Stearns News

Porchlight Announces Cast of CHICAGO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM, May 23 Photo Porchlight Announces Cast of CHICAGO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM, May 23
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the current roster of music theatre and cabaret talent performing in this year’s annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert, Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, Monday, May 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Jim Corti As Winner of the 2022 Guy Adkins Award Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Jim Corti As Winner of the 2022 Guy Adkins Award
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce Jim Corti as the recipient of the 2022 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Music Theatre. The award will be presented during this year’s annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert, Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, Monday, May 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), 220 E. Chicago Ave. This year’s Chicago Sings concert offers two opportunities to experience Chicago’s music theatre and cabaret performers saluting Stephen Sondheim.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Casting And Artists for WOMEN OF SOUL Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Casting And Artists for WOMEN OF SOUL
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2022

Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Shane Murray-Corcoran, and Executive Producers Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon announce the cast and creative team for the next Mainstage production of the 2021-2022 Mercury Theater Chicago season, Women of Soul, featuring a special tribute to Aretha Franklin.

Photos: Mercury Theater Chicago Celebrates Its Reopening With SISTER ACT Photo Photos: Mercury Theater Chicago Celebrates Its Reopening With SISTER ACT
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2021

Mercury Theater Chicago Executive Producers Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon, Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter and Managing Director Shane Murray-Corcoran reopened the theater with the first Mainstage production of the 2021-2022 Mercury Theater Chicago season, Sister Act, based on the 1992 film. 

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

The 2021-2022 Mercury Theater Chicago season has been announced. Mercury Theater Chicago welcomes audiences back in November to its beautiful home in the Southport Corridor with the feel-good blockbuster hit SISTER ACT directed by Reneisha Jenkins, featuring Chicago favorites Alexis J. Roston and Hollis Resnik. 

Mercury Theater Chicago to Celebrate its Reopening With July Event Photo Mercury Theater Chicago to Celebrate its Reopening With July Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021

The Open House will be a joyful event to welcome audiences for live music and cocktails and the opportunity for guests to meet the new leadership team of Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Shane Murray-Corcoran and newly announced Cabaret Director Honey West, along with Executive Producers Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon.

The Mercury Theater Prepares To Reopen, Christopher Chase Carter Named Artistic Direc Photo The Mercury Theater Prepares To Reopen, Christopher Chase Carter Named Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2021

Mercury Theater Chicago announces reopening with new leadership. Mercury Theater owners have restructured for the future and are preparing the theater for a reopening.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents CHICAGO SINGS ROCK AND ROLL BROADWAY Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents CHICAGO SINGS ROCK AND ROLL BROADWAY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced a line up including more than 50 Chicago artists performing, greetings and well wishes from Broadway stars including E. Faye Butler, Sean Allan Krill, Telly Leung, LaChanze, Susan Moniz and Kathy Voyto, a new raffle prize for a weekend in the home of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and more as a part of its annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert.

Felicia P. Fields Receives 2021 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Photo Felicia P. Fields Receives 2021 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Music Theatre in Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

Each year, Porchlight Music Theatre celebrates an individual who has made an exceptional and lasting contribution to the state of the art of Chicago music theatre with the prestigious Guy Adkins Award. This year, Felicia P. Fields is the recipient.

The 52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Celebrate Excellence in Chicago Theatre; Winners A Photo The 52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Celebrate Excellence in Chicago Theatre; Winners Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2020

In its 52nd annual celebration of theater excellence, the Jeff Awards has recognized 39 recipients for the 2020 awards, selected from among 142 theater artist nominees across 30 artistic and technical categories.

Walter Stearns Videos

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Mercury Theater Chicago THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, Now Playing Through 12/29
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2013

The much beloved Chicago tradition of the presentation of THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER recently returned to Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport, and continues through December 29, 2013. The whole family will enjoy this heart-warming musical story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit. Hailed as 'A sacred part of a Chicago Christmas!' by The Chicago Tribune, the production features a powerful, moving story, an exquisite score of original music and traditional holiday favorites, and a company of 25 actors and musicians. The production is helmed by the Jeff-award winning team of L. Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) and Brenda Didier (Choreographer). Check out highlights from the production below!

BWW TV: First Look at Trisha Jeffrey and More in Mercury Theater's THE COLOR PURPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 26, 2013

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N Southport Ave., presents the Broadway musical THE COLOR PURPLE, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, opening Monday, August 26 at 7:30p.m., and running through October 27, 2013. THE COLOR PURPLE stars Trisha Jeffrey (Broadway's Rent, All Shook Up, and Little Shop of Horrors and the first National Tour ofSister Act) as 'Celie,' JaSondra Johnson (Crowns at Goodman Theatre) as 'Sophia,' and Adrienne Walker (Marriott Theatre's Dreamgirls) as 'Shug.' Check out a first look at highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Gene Weygandt and More at Mercury Theater's BARNUM Opening
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2013

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport, welcomes an all-star cast of award-winning actors for the circus-themed musical BARNUM, running now through June 16, 2013. Click below to watch opening night interviews with the cast and creative team!

STAGE TUBE: THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER's Opening Night at Mercury Theater
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2012

THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER returns to the Mercury Theater (3745 N. Southport, Chicago), now through December 30, 2012. The whole family will enjoy this heart-warming story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit. This critically acclaimed production features a powerful, moving story, an exquisite score of original music and traditional holiday favorites, and a company of 25 actors and musicians. This year's production commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the historic voyage of the Christmas Tree Ship. Click below to watch video interviews with the cast and creative team on opening night!