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Theatre In Chicago lists the reviews from 23 different Chicago area publications. We currently have reviews listed for 57 shows now playing, and a total of 337 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews Accidentally Like a Martyr (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
A Red Orchid Theatre

Airline Highway (16 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Always... Patsy Cline (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe

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

The Apple Family Plays: Sorry (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

The Apple Family Plays: That Hopey Changey Thing (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Bible Bingo (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Blue Man Group (7 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Book of Merman (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Pride Films and Plays at Mary's Attic

Bye Bye Liver (1 Review)
The Public House Theatre

Circle-Machine (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Oracle Theatre

ComedySportz (2 Reviews)
Comedy Sportz

Cookie Play (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Trap Door Theatre

Cupid Has a Heart On: A Musical Guide to Relationships (1 Review)
Stage 773

The Dinner Detective (1 Review)
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

Edith Can Shoot Things And Hit Them (6 Reviews)
First Floor Theater at Flat Iron Arts Building

Father Ruffian (4 Reviews)
City Lit Theater

H.M.S. Pinafore (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Hypocrites at The Den Theatre

The Humans (11 Reviews)
American Theater Company

Keys of the Kingdom (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Stage Left at Theater Wit

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steep Theatre

Lions in Illyria (4 Reviews)
Lifeline Theatre

Lookingglass Alice (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

Macbeth (1 Review)
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

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

A Map of Virtue (7 Reviews)
Cor Theatre at Rivendell Theatre

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

The Mikado (3 Reviews)
The Hypocrites at The Den Theatre

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

Mr. Burns (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theater Wit

The Odd Couple (1 Review)
Oil Lamp Theater

Panic on Cloud 9 (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Second City

Penny the F*ckable Dolphin (2 Reviews)
Annoyance Theatre

The Pirates of Penzance (3 Reviews)
The Hypocrites at The Den Theatre

Plastic Revolution (7 Reviews)
The New Colony at The Den Theatre

Princess Mary Demands Your Attention (5 Reviews)
Bailiwick Chicago at Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Private Lives (1 Review)
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Push Button Murder (6 Reviews)
The Side Project

Rapture, Blister, Burn (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

Red Bud (5 Reviews)
Signal Ensemble Theatre

The Revenants (4 Reviews)
WildClaw Theatre at Athenaeum Theatre

The Rose Tattoo (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit

Scary Tales 2015 (4 Reviews)
Clock Productions at Profiles Theatre - The Alley Stage

The Selfish Giant (1 Review)
Chicago Children's Theatre at Ruth Page Center For Arts

Spike Heels (3 Reviews)
The Brown Paper Box Co. at Raven Theatre

Spinning Into Butter (6 Reviews)
Eclectic Theatre at Athenaeum Theatre

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

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

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

Top Girls (6 Reviews)
The Arc Theatre at The Den Theatre

Tosca (9 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 (3 Reviews)
The Other Theatre Company at Chopin Theatre

Waiting for Godot (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Court Theatre

West Side Story (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

The Who's Tommy (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Paramount Theatre

Young Playwrights Festival (4 Reviews)
Pegasus Theatre at Chicago Dramatists

See which of these above shows are the top rated by going to the "T.I.C. Top List" page.  

*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