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Sondheim’s “Company” sparkles in Mercury Theater’s New Venus Cabaret

**** Highly Recommended **** Mercury Theater is celebrating the grand opening of their brand new venue, the Venus Cabaret Theater (right next door), with a party! Guests (that means all of you) are invited to enjoy party appetizers, birthday cake, maybe an adult beverage (at the cash bar), and Stephen Sondheim’s birthday party musical, “Company”. Kudos to Director L. Walter Stearns for his spot-on casting. Gotta love those clever, complicated Sondheim lyrics! 4 Big Spotlights

“Company” runs through June 3rd in Mercury Theater’s Venus Cabaret Theater (entry through the Mercury lobby), 3745 N. Southport, Chicago. Valet parking is available. Running time is 2 hours, 30 minutes, with an intermission. Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm; Saturdays at 2:30 and 7:30 pm; and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $65 each (including appetizers and dessert). FYI (773) 325-1700 or www.mercurytheaterchicago.com.

Read my entire review at www.spotlightonlake.com.