Three stories cross outside of Portland, OR in a pitch black comedy with an illicit affair, a couple hanging on by a thread, bears at the window, the worst curiosity shop on the west coast, and an adorable missing dog named Mr Bundles. No one's happy, people stop being nice, and blood spills. This mash up of myth, missing empathy, and "good neighbors" explores what happens when the mercury rises.
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  • Roni Ragone:
    3 Dec. 2021
    Absolutely hilarious - so evil in ways you wouldn't expect. Everyone is cruel and creepy!! I would give anything to see this come to life (or death) on a stage!
  • Sina Skates:
    11 Mar. 2020
    So funny, so dark, so clever! Mercury is surprising, creative and deliciously evil. It's satisfying in all the right ways. The writing is excellent. The characters are so wonderfully cruel and fantastic. Everyone wants something, everyone is working for some clear goal and the stakes are high and hilarious until that moment when it's completely terrifying! (Great moment of theatre!) It's so much fun to watch people fall into their deepest, darkest places and attempt to crawl their way back out. This is a great play to add to any season!
  • Nick Malakhow:
    8 Nov. 2019
    Fantastically bizarre, creepy, and delightful! Steve Yockey has an incredible knack for developing off-kilter and compelling theatrical worlds that use elements of horror, fantasy, and magical realism to shine a light on contemporary relationships. I'd love to see this supremely theatrical piece staged!

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