Press Reviews

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is decidedly charming, with a killer love story.
— Chicago Sun Times

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS hits all the right notes. The chorus, an impeccable trio of women, is perfectly in step and deserving of its own musical.
— Chicago Reader

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is a triumphant performance.
— Newcity stage

Mercury Theater Chicago has done an amazing job bringing LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS to life. If you’ve wanted to see LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in all its onstage glory, I’d highly suggest Mercury Theater Chicago’s production.”
— Third Coast Review

“For a couple of hours, it’s like getting away to Somewhere that’s Green…..and it’s a pleasure to go there!”
— Paul Lisnek, WGN Radio

This production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is so well executed that it should inspire not only discussion about the fantastic depth of talent in our fair city, but also how this piece fits in with current events, politics, the overwhelming desire for so many people to become celebrities of every stripe.
— PerformINK

This show is a delight from start to finish. The entire cast acts, moves and sings with seamless precision, natural grace, and obvious joy.
— Ukrainian People Magazine

Mercury Theater Chicago has a bonafide hit to welcome the spring season. This exciting, expertly crafted and creatively directed production is sure to be remembered and talked about for years to come.
— Chicago Theatre and Concert Reviews

This is an impeccable production of many patrons’ favorite guilty pleasure of a show.
— Chicagoland Musical Theatre

“A twisted, taut and terrific hit! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is a slithering, smashing success!
— Ed Tracy, PicksinSix

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is deliciously satisfying. In 20 years of literary and theatrical study and criticism, I have seen more than a few productions of Little Shop of Horrors. Mercury Theater Chicago’s offering is one of the best.
— The Broadway Blog

Director L. Walter Stearns has cast a dream team. I highly recommend visiting this LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. For fans or newbies to the horror comedy, take a trip to Skid Road by way of Southport.
— Katy Walsh, The Fourth Walsh