Fred Zimmerman (Understudy for “Fred Mertz”) has spent the last 25 years performing in comedies, dramas, and musicals in National Broadway Touring Companies, Regional and Stock companies across the country, and local theatres around Chicago.  Some of his favorite shows & roles include two years with Hal Prince’s Award-winning production of Show Boat at the Auditorium Theatre, JP Morgan in the National Touring Company of the original Ragtime directed by Frank Galati, Santa in the family favorite Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes, and being part of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Bounce directed by Hal Prince, playing at The Goodman Theatre and The Kennedy Center.  Chicago audiences have also enjoyed his performances at theatres such as Northlight, Court, and over 17 productions at The Marriott Theatre.