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The Mercury Theater

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Great , big experience at a little Chicago Theatre!

This intimate theatre (280 seats) is very comfortable setting for people who enjoy excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Avenue Q was super fun

Just saw Avenue Q at Mercury Theater and loved it. Small, warm theater. Great cast - not a weak... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
San Francisco Bay Area
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3745 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-3718
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This intimate theatre (280 seats) is very comfortable setting for people who enjoy excellent theatre in a Chicago neighborhood. We saw "Avenue Q", and the production was top notch in all aspects ---- acting, staging, scenery. singing, etc. Would go to any show they will...More

Thank BrianBirnbaum
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Just saw Avenue Q at Mercury Theater and loved it. Small, warm theater. Great cast - not a weak spot in the ensemble. Cute neighborhood. Whole experience was delightful.

Thank wdwhite
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Just Avenue Q and loved it. The theatre has an amazing history and you feel every part of it. Outstanding sight lines and acoustics. The cast and crew knocked it out of the park! Flawless execution on every level. This isn’t community theatre, this is...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is a beautiful play about the life of Gilda Radner written by her friend, colleague and writer. It details the life of an amazing actress with serious and troubling personal issues. It is very well done and provides highs, lows, and everything in between...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Saw Christmas Schooner and loved the show. Good location with numerous nearby restaurants. Great website and wonderful staff and atmosphere. I would suggest Ubering to the show. Parking is a challenge. If u drive, arrive early and valet.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My fiancé surprised me by taking me to this show today.... It was awesome. I love scary movies and I love the movie Dracula. Your show was on point. I love the new age twist and relations to relationships today. Great play, great actors and...More

Thank Deedee H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was fortunate to see the production of "Hair" at this small, but very comfortable theatre. I loved the smaller intimate feel. The seating was comfortable and the atmosphere clean and well kept. It seemed obvious that they had within the past year or so...More

1  Thank MrGlen
Reviewed 8 August 2017

And I love this theater. Our first time there to see "Hair" and it was so much fun, with spot-on characters and fluid, in-your-face-staging. We were staying downtown and took the Red Line (plus a short walk) to get there and a Lyft back ($15)....More

1  Thank Michele1800
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We saw Hair here and it was wonderful. The theater is small so there are a lot of good seats. The staging of Hair was impressive and the actors were fabulous. We really enjoyed the energy of the audience and the production

1  Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We have visited here three times now and the shows are high quality for the price. It is a smaller theater which means an intimate theatre experience and no bad seats. This used to be a silent picture movie house. When talkies came into play...More

1  Thank Andy W
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This energetic sub-neighborhood, part of the larger
Lakeview neighborhood, has a split personality. In the
daytime you can stroll along its streets and enjoy a
quiet meal, shop for gifts, walk along the row homes
or sit peacefully in Graceland Cemetery. After dark,
the neighborhood springs to life. Go bar-hopping along
Addison and Sheffield Avenue or join the crowd at the
historic Wrigley Field for live music. If there’s a
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13 April 2017|
Response from TERRISCHWARTZ | Reviewed this property |
We ate at Coalfire which is just down the street from the theater. We sat at the bar for dinner but there is table seating. We had thin crust pizza and drinks which were very good. There is street parking all around the... More