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Mercury Theater
3745 N. Southport Avenue Chicago, IL 60613
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 165 members
Review from Warren Armstrong
59 events 6 reviews

Attended this show with my sister for her birthday and she absolutely loved it. The actors were wonderful and performed their hearts out. The singing was amazing. A great adaptation of the book. A must see....

reviewed Aug 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Beverly
Red Velvet 20 events 15 reviews

Loved the music/actors/songs....everything...the young lady playing SHUG....I saw her in Dreamgirls at Marriott so I knew I was in for a niece and I are hooked on the Mercury Thearte...just wish parking was better but we usually can...continued

reviewed Aug 18 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Maysasmom
218 events 67 reviews

This was an outstanding production. The acting, dancing, and especially the singing were far superior to the last three or four shows I've seen through Broadway in Chicago . Plus those shows cost two to three times the price. Definitely a...continued

reviewed Aug 22 2013 report as inappropriate
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Adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner Marsha Norman, with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winners Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray.

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