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Theatre In Chicago lists the reviews from 23 different Chicago area publications. We currently have reviews listed for 67 shows now playing, and a total of 355 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews Always... Patsy Cline (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe

The American Revolution (3 Reviews)
Theater Unspeakable at Adventure Stage Chicago

Annie (5 Reviews)
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Apes Of Wrath (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Second City

At Last: A Tribute To Etta James (10 Reviews)
Black Ensemble Theater

The Aurora Project (1 Review)
Otherworld Theatre Company at RBP Rorschack

Bethany (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Gift Theatre

The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) (3 Reviews)
Emerald City Theatre Company at Apollo Theater

Bible Bingo (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Blue Man Group (7 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

A Bright Room Called Day (7 Reviews)
Spartan Theatre at CIC Theater

Camelot (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

A Christmas Memory (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre At The Center

Crumble (Lay Me Down Justin Timberlake) (1 Review)
Jackalope Theatre Company at Broadway Armory

The Cryptogram (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Profiles Theatre - The Alley Stage

Danny Casolaro Died For You (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Dee Snider's Rock and Roll Christmas Tale (3 Reviews)
Broadway Playhouse

Depraved New World (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Second City

Devil's Day Off (7 Reviews)
Signal Ensemble Theatre

The Dinner Detective (1 Review)
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (1 Review)
Chicago Theatre

Featherstone (2 Reviews)
Viable Theater Company at Charnel House Chicago

Frederick (4 Reviews)
Chicago Children's Theatre at Ruth Page Center For Arts

Great Expectations (4 Reviews)
Strawdog Theatre

The Guide to Being Single (2 Reviews)
Underscore Theatre Company at Flat Iron Arts Building

Happy Days (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre Y at St. Luke's Lutheran Church

Hellcab (6 Reviews)
Profiles Theatre - The Main Stage

Holmes and Watson (6 Reviews)
City Lit Theater

Hotel Aphrodite (4 Reviews)
The Factory Theater at Prop Theatre

The Humans (5 Reviews)
American Theatre Company

The Hundred Flowers Project (7 Reviews)
Silk Road Rising at Chicago Temple

Il Trovatore (5 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

The Inside (4 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

Iphigenia in Aulis (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Court Theatre

Isaac's Eye (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

It's a Wonderful Santaland Miracle, Nut Cracking Christmas Story... Jews Welcome! (3 Reviews)
Stage 773

The King And I (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Late Nite Catechism (2 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

The Lieutenant Of Inishmore (11 Reviews)
AstonRep Theatre Company at Raven Theatre

Line One (1 Review)
Waltzing Mechanics at The Greenhouse Theater Center

The Love of Three Oranges (1 Review)
Piccolo Theatre

The Magic Parlour (5 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at The Palmer House Hilton Hotel

Matt and Ben (2 Reviews)
First Floor Theater at Flat Iron Arts Building

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament (3 Reviews)
Medieval Times Schaumburg Castle

Million Dollar Quartet (16 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Apollo Theater

The Mousetrap (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Northlight Theatre

Mud, River, Stone (6 Reviews)
Eclipse Theatre Company at Athenaeum Theatre

My First Time (2 Reviews)
Broken Nose Theatre at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Nosferatu (2 Reviews)
Silent Theatre Company at Prop Theatre

The Nutcracker (6 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Oleanna (1 Review)
Fury Theater at Heartland Studio Theatre

Our Holiday Stories (2 Reviews)
16th Street Theater at Berwyn Cultural Center

Point and Shoot (2 Reviews)
Cold Basement Dramatics at The Den Theatre

Porgy and Bess (7 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Pseudo-Chum (6 Reviews)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus - Legends (4 Reviews)
United Center

Romulus (6 Reviews)
Oracle Theatre

Shadow Town II: The Johns (1 Review)
Her Story Theater at Mayer Kaplan Theatre

Strandline (8 Reviews)
A Red Orchid Theatre

The Submission (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Pride Films and Plays at Apollo Theater

Tamer of Horses (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Teatro Vista at Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Titanic (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Griffin Theatre Company at Theater Wit

Tommy Gun's Garage (2 Reviews)
Tommy Gun's Garage

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (4 Reviews)

The Velveteen Rabbit (4 Reviews)
Lifeline Theatre

The Winter's Tale (4 Reviews)
Promethean Theatre Ensemble at Athenaeum Theatre

Women At War (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

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*The designation of "Jeff Recommended" is given to a production when at least ONE ELEMENT of the show was deemed outstanding by the opening night judges of The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee. The entire production is then eligible for nomination for awards at the end of the season. To find out more information visit