On September 15, 2013 NYC-based alums of the intrepid Mercury Summer Stock theatre raised their voices to keep the Mercury Rising through another 15 seasons, singing fresh new theatre songs penned by the next generation of Broadway-bound composers, led by music director, Josh Freilich. The event featured songs from new, up-and-coming composers and lyricists from all over the globe, including Mercury Summer Stock’s own Dan Marshall, Carla Rose Fisher, and this season's Aliyana Stewart.
On July 14, 2013, Mercury Summer Stock partnered with Dana Aber (Big Thunder Productions) to produce a concert of original New York City composers with Cleveland-area performers. Over 25 artistic collaborators contributed material, and 12 singers lifted their voices to share new music to the North East Ohio area.
Performers included Dana Aber, Sara Masterson Julie Myers-Pruchenski (Cleveland Opera, Kelvette Beacham, Dan DiCello, Sean Grandillo, Nicholas JP Bernard, Aliyana Stewart, Alex Stevenson, Jake Sokoloff, Dani Apple, Justin Woody, Jackie Komos, Cindi Verbelun, and Jackie Cassara .
Sonny and Sherman, a new webseries written by Lori Mannette, moved into production in November 23. Starring Drew Aber and Michael Indeglio, with fancy guest artists, the webseries is a comical look at mismatched roommates in New York City, rife with absurdites of cohabitation