Gene Weygandt will star as P.T. Barnum in the Mercury Theater's upcoming production of the musical "Barnum," the Mercury has announced. Also starring: Cory Goodrich and Summer Naomi Smart.
"Barnum," one of the first shows in the Mercury's new self-producing plan, is to be directed by L. Walter Stearns with "circus direction" by Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi. It's the first professional Chicago production of this show, with music by