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  Critics' Theatre Review Round-Up Of Shows Currently Playing
Theatre In Chicago lists the reviews from 23 different Chicago area publications. We currently have reviews listed for 61 shows now playing, and a total of 317 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews Agamemnon (8 Reviews)
Court Theatre

Ain't Misbehavin' (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773

Angina Pectoris (3 Reviews)
ShPIeL at Theater Wit

Animals Commit Suicide (3 Reviews)
First Floor Theater at Flat Iron Arts Building

Assassination Theater (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Museum of Broadcast Communication

Bad Jews (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Royal George Theatre

Blue Man Group (9 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
The Public House Theatre

Chapter Two (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Windy City Playhouse

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1 Review)
Emerald City Theatre Company at Broadway Playhouse

A Christmas Carol (2 Reviews)
Goodman Theatre

A Christmas Carol: an Evening of Dickensian Delights (1 Review)
Dream Theatre

The Christmas Schooner (6 Reviews)
Mercury Theater

ComedySportz (2 Reviews)
Comedy Sportz

Cupid Has a Heart On (1 Review)
Stage 773

The Dinner Detective (1 Review)
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

Dragons Love Tacos (1 Review)
Emerald City Theatre Company at Apollo Theater

Elf (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

The Firestorm (7 Reviews)
Stage Left Theatre at Theater Wit

Fulfillment (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Theater Company

Good For Otto (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Gift Theatre

Hellcab (1 Review)
Profiles Theatre - The Main Stage

Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin (7 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Holmes vs. Holmes (3 Reviews)
Heartland Studio Theatre

Ibsen's Ghosts (6 Reviews)
Mary-Arrchie Theatre at Angel Island Theater

Incident at Vichy (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Redtwist Theatre

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

The Lisbon Traviata (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Eclipse Theatre Company at Athenaeum Theatre

The Long Christmas Ride Home (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Strawdog Theatre

Magic Tree House: A Night in New Orleans (1 Review)
Emerald City Theatre Company at Apollo Theater

Marjorie Prime (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

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

The Merry Widow (7 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

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

Mr. Popper's Penguins (2 Reviews)
Lifeline Theatre

Never the Sinner (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

No More Sad Things (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

The Nutcracker (2 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Oliver! (2 Reviews)
Citadel Theatre Company

Palace of the Occult (1 Review)
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre at Prop Theatre

Pilgrim's Progress (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
A Red Orchid Theatre

The Play About My Dad (9 Reviews)
Raven Theatre

Pocatello (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Griffin Theatre Company at Signal Ensemble Theatre

Private Lives (1 Review)
ShawChicago at Ruth Page Center For Arts

R+J: The Vineyard (7 Reviews)
Oracle and Red Theater Chicago at Oracle Theatre

The Raid (5 Reviews)
Jackalope Theatre Company at Broadway Armory

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus - Circus Xtreme (2 Reviews)
United Center

Santaland Diaries (1 Review)
Theater Wit

Seussical (1 Review)
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Sherlock Holmes (4 Reviews)
Ford Oriental Theatre

Soul Brother, Where Art Thou? (11 Reviews)
Second City

Spill (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Tea (1 Review)
Prologue Theatre Company at The Side Project

That's Weird, Grandma (4 Reviews)
Barrel Of Monkeys at Neo-Futurists

Tommy Gun's Garage (3 Reviews)
Tommy Gun's Garage

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

Treasure Island (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

We Gotta Bingo (9 Reviews)
Chicago Theatre Works

White Christmas, the Musical (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

You Can't Take It With You (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Northlight Theatre

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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