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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 56 shows now playing, and a total of 346 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews 10 Out of 12 (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theater Wit

American Hwangap (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Halcyon Theatre at Christ Lutheran Church

Bible Bingo (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Blue Man Group (12 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Bootycandy (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Windy City Playhouse

Born Ready (2 Reviews)
Factory Theater

Born Yesterday (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Remy Bumppo Theatre at The Greenhouse Theater Center

By the Bog of Cats (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Artistic Home

By The Water (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Northlight Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
The Public House Theatre

The Columnist (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Blues Theater at Stage 773

Destiny of Desire (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

A Disappearing Number (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Falling (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Interrobang Theatre Project at Athenaeum Theatre

Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Second City

Flanagan's Wake (6 Reviews)
Chicago Theatre Works

For the Love Of (or, The Roller Derby Play) (5 Reviews)
Pride Arts Center - The Buena

The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Hamilton (18 Reviews)
The PrivateBank Theatre

The Hard Problem (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Court Theatre

Henry V (2 Reviews)
Babes With Blades Theatre Company at City Lit Theater

In To America (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Griffin Theatre Company at The Den Theatre

The Infinite Wrench (1 Review)

The Kid Thing (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Nothing Without a Company at Berger Park Coach House

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Madagascar - A Musical Adventure (3 Reviews)
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

The Magic Parlour (6 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at The Palmer House Hilton Hotel

Mamma Mia! (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Meatball Seance (1 Review)
Mary's Attic

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

The Most Happy Fella (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe

Mother of Smoke (5 Reviews)
Red Tape Theatre at Pride Arts Center - The Broadway

Our Christian Nation (1 Review)

The People's Republic of Edward Snowden (1 Review)
Oil Lamp Theater

Phantom Pain (2 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

Picnic (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Theater Company

A Princess of Mars (1 Review)
Other World Theatre at Berger Park Coach House

Purity Ball: The Musical (1 Review)
Annoyance Theatre

Rain (2 Reviews)
Ford Oriental Theatre

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Trap Door Theatre

Saturday Night Fever (10 Reviews)
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

The Scene (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

The Scullery Maid (5 Reviews)
Idle Muse Theatre Company at Edge Theatre

Six Stories Tall (2 Reviews)
Adventure Stage Chicago

Skin for Skin (5 Reviews)
The Agency Theater Collective at Rivendell Theatre

The Snare (6 Reviews)
Jackalop Theatre at Broadway Armory

The Source (8 Reviews)
Route 66 Theatre at The Den Theatre

Spamilton (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Royal George Theatre

Sycamore (9 Reviews)
Raven Theatre

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

Tony 'n Tina's Wedding (10 Reviews)
Chicago Theatre Works

truth and reconciliation (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Unseen (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Gift Theatre

The Winner...of Our Discontent (12 Reviews)
Second City

The Wiz (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Kokandy Productions at Theater Wit

A Wrinkle in Time (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lifeline 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