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Mercury Theater Chicago Will Close Permanently Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Will Close Permanently
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

Executive Director, L. Walter Stearns and partner, Business Manager Eugene Dizon announced today the permanent closure of Mercury Theater Chicago after ten years and 25 productions, due to the loss of revenue following the COVID-19 shutdown.

Season Of Concern Presents SECOND CITY DIVAS in Concert Photo Season Of Concern Presents SECOND CITY DIVAS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

In a one-night-only opportunity to see Chicago's leading ladies of musical theatre on stage together, Season of Concern (SOC) presents 'Second City Divas-In Concert,' a benefit performance Monday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue. Season of Concern is the Chicago theatre community's fundraising effort to provide financial assistance to those in the community impacted by illness, injury or circumstance.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running on the main stage from March 1 through April 28. The press opening is Sunday, March 10 at 7:30pm. This hit sci-fi musical has devoured the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 30 years, following the story of floral assistant who stumbles across a new breed of carnivorous plant that promises to grant him fame, fortune and all his desires - as long as the blood keeps flowing. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS will feature the creative talents of Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) and Christopher Carter (Choreographer)

DESIGNS TO COLOR by Betty Schaffner is REleased
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

NEW YORK, May 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ THE ORIGINAL ADULT COLORING BOOK SERIES

Larry Sloan Releases OH, THAT FOUR-LETTER WORD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Larry Sloan, a husband, father, grandfather, retired teacher and coach, outdoors and sports enthusiast, gardener, stamp collector, devoted writer and author, has completed his newest work 'Oh, The Four-Letter Word': a gripping and motivational philosophy on the ability to limit one's self with negative thinking and words.

Jonathan Abarbanel Named New Chair of the American Theatre Critics Association
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

The American Theatre Critic's Association announces the election of veteran Chicago theater critic Jonathan Abarbanel as Chair of the American Theatre Critics Association, at the conclusion of the Association's 40th annual conference on July 20, 2013, held this year in Shepherdstown, WV. He will serve a one-year term as Chair of the Association's nine-member executive committee and may be re-elected for up to two more years.

Season of Concern Presents ALL ABOUT EVE, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Steppenwolf ensemble member Robert Brueller and actress Mildred Marie Langford join a cast of Chicago all-stars for Season of Concern's benefit reading of 'All About Eve' May 23 at the Mayne Stage at 7:00 pm.

Robert Brueller Joins Cast of SoC’s ALL ABOUT EVE
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

Steppenwolf ensemble member Robert Brueller and actress Mildred Marie Langford join a cast of Chicago all-stars for Season of Concern's benefit reading of 'All About Eve' May 23 at the Mayne Stage at 7:00 pm.

Hollis Resnik is Margo Channing in All About Eve Benefit Reading 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

Award-winning actress Hollis Resnik is Margo Channing in Season of Concern's benefit reading of "All About Eve" May 23 at the Mayne Stage.