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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 57 shows now playing, and a total of 357 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews An Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse Songbook (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe

Bars And Measures (2 Reviews)
Prop Theatre

Bat Boy: The Musical (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Griffin Theatre Company at The Den Theatre

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

Bible Bingo (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Blue Man Group (9 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

The Book Of Mormon (15 Reviews)
The PrivateBank Theatre (formerly Bank of America Theatre)

The Boys Upstairs (5 Reviews)
Pride Films and Plays at Mary's Attic

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
The Public House Theatre

Caught (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Chimerica (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Company (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Constellations (18 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Cowboy Mouth (1 Review)
Slimtack Theatre Co. at An Uptown Apartment

Death and Harry Houdini (7 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 (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

The Divine Sister (4 Reviews)
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Ebenezer Lutheran Church

Don't Look (1 Review)
Something Marvelous at The Den Theatre

Flanagan's Wake (1 Review)
Chicago Theatre Works

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

The Good Doctor (2 Reviews)
Organic Theater Company at The Greenhouse Theater Center

The Grapes of Wrath (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Gift Theatre

Hauptmann (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
City Lit Theater

The House That Will Not Stand (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Human Terrain (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Broken Nose Theatre at Voice of the City

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

Make Me a Song (5 Reviews)
Eclectic Theatre Company at Athenaeum Theatre

Man of La Mancha (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

The Marvin Gaye Story (Don't Talk About My Father Because God Is My Friend) (5 Reviews)
Black Ensemble Theater

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

MotherStruck! (3 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

Northanger Abbey (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lifeline Theatre

Out Of The Blue (4 Reviews)
Organic Theater Company at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Pygmalion (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Oak Park Festival Theatre

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

Rent (4 Reviews)
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Savage In Limbo (5 Reviews)
The Poor Theatre at Rivendell Theatre

The Seagull (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Artistic Home

The Secret Garden (5 Reviews)
Lake Forest Theatre at Gorton Center

The Seedbed (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Redtwist Theatre

Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Portage Park (2 Reviews)
Filament Theatre

A Small Oak Tree Runs Red (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Congo Square Theatre at Athenaeum Theatre

Spinning (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Irish Theatre of Chicago at The Den Theatre

The SpongeBob Musical (15 Reviews)
Ford Oriental Theatre

Tapped: A Treasonous Musical Comedy (7 Reviews)
Forth Story Productions at Theater Wit

Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

This (4 Reviews)
Windy City Playhouse

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

The Unfortunates (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
SoloChicago at Theater Wit

The Way She Spoke (2 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

We Gotta Bingo (9 Reviews)
Chicago Theatre Works

The Woman Who Amuses Herself (1 Review)
Idle Muse Theatre Company at Edge Theatre

World Builders (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
First Floor Theater at Flat Iron Arts Building

Xanadu (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Theater Company

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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