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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 51 shows now playing, and a total of 351 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews An Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse Songbook (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe

The Awake (1 Review)
First Floor Theater at Berger Park Coach House

The Ben Hecht Show (6 Reviews)
Grippo Stage Company at Piven Theatre

Between Riverside and Crazy (17 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Bible Bingo (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Bite (5 Reviews)
Pride Films and Plays at Mary's Attic

Blue Man Group (9 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

The Book Of Mormon (8 Reviews)
The PrivateBank Theatre (formerly Bank of America Theatre)

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
The Public House Theatre

Byhalia, Mississippi (2 Reviews)
Steppenwolf Theatre

C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert (1 Review)
Mercury Theater

Chimerica (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Chops (9 Reviews)
Dashnight Productions at Theater Wit

Company (15 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Dating and Dragons (3 Reviews)
Factory Theater

Death and Harry Houdini (8 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Deathtrap (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

Direct from Death Row The Scottsboro Boys (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Raven Theatre

Douglass (2 Reviews)
Theater Wit

Eroica (6 Reviews)
Azusa Productions at Redtwist Theatre

Firebringer (1 Review)
StarKid Productions at Stage 773

Flanagan's Wake (1 Review)
Chicago Theatre Works

Fool Me Twice, Deja Vu (8 Reviews)
Second City

Generation Gap (1 Review)
Annoyance Theatre

The Grapes of Wrath (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Gift Theatre

The Importance of Being Earnest (8 Reviews)
Dead Writers Theatre Collective at Athenaeum Theatre

A Jewish Joke (3 Reviews)
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Kin Folk (8 Reviews)
The New Colony at The Den Theatre

The Last Defender (6 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Little Shop Of Horrors (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Blues Theater at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Man of La Mancha (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
First Folio Theatre

Newsies (14 Reviews)
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Northanger Abbey (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lifeline Theatre

The Odd Couple (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre At The Center

On Golden Pond (1 Review)
Oil Lamp Theater

Our Lady of 121st Street (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Eclipse Theatre Company at Athenaeum Theatre

The Portrait (6 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

A Red Line Runs Through It (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Second City

Schoolhouse Rock Live! (7 Reviews)
Emerald City Theatre Company at Broadway Playhouse

Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

This (7 Reviews)
Windy City Playhouse

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

Tomorrow Morning (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Kokandy Productions at Theater Wit

The Velveteen Rabbit (3 Reviews)
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

War Paint (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

Wastwater (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steep Theatre

We Gotta Bingo (9 Reviews)
Chicago Theatre Works

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