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Theatre In Chicago lists the reviews from 23 different Chicago area publications. We currently have reviews listed for 68 shows now playing, and a total of 402 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews Accidentally Like a Martyr (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
A Red Orchid Theatre

The Addams Family (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Mercury Theater

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

The Apple Family Plays: Sorry (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

The Apple Family Plays: That Hopey Changey Thing (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Baby With The Bathwater (2 Reviews)
Fury Theatre at Indian Boundary Park

Barbecue Apocalypse (4 Reviews)
The Ruckus at Athenaeum Theatre

Bible Bingo (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Blue Man Group (7 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Blue Planet (5 Reviews)
Akvavit Theatre at Storefront Theater

Boeing Boeing (2 Reviews)
906 Theatre Company at Mary's Attic

Book of Merman (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Pride Films and Plays at Apollo Theater

The Book Of Mormon (16 Reviews)
Bank of America Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (1 Review)
The Public House Theatre

Circle-Machine (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Oracle Theatre

Circuscope (3 Reviews)
The Actors Gymnasium at Noyes Cultural Arts Center

Cold (1 Review)
Dream Theatre

ComedySportz (2 Reviews)
Comedy Sportz

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

The Dinner Detective (1 Review)
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

Dividing the Estate (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Raven Theatre

Dunsinane (3 Reviews)
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Edgar and Annabel (5 Reviews)
The Poor Theatre at The Side Project

Endgame (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Hypocrites at The Den Theatre

Fancy Nancy: The Musical (1 Review)
Emerald City Theatre Company at Apollo Theater

First Date (12 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Fit To Be Tied (2 Reviews)
Benevolent Theatre at Angel Island Theater

Four (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Jackalope Theatre at Broadway Armory

The Glass Protege (2 Reviews)
Glitterati Productions at Theater Wit

James and the Giant Peach (1 Review)
Filament Theatre

A Kid Like Jake (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
About Face Theatre at The Greenhouse Theater Center

La Cage aux Folles (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

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

Macbeth (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Artistic Home

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

Marie Antoinette (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

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

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

Moon Over Buffalo (1 Review)
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center

Mr. Burns (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theater Wit

Music Hall (6 Reviews)
Tuta Theatre at The Den Theatre

Next Thing You Know (5 Reviews)
Refuge Theatre Project at The Den Theatre

A Nice Indian Boy (6 Reviews)
Rasaka Theatre Company at Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Norma and The Maniac (1 Review)
The Orchard at Redtwist Theatre

One Came Home (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lifeline Theatre

Ordinary Days (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
BoHo Theatre at Heartland Studio Theatre

Other Desert Cities (2 Reviews)
Citadel Theatre Company

The Other Place (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Profiles Theatre - The Main Stage

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

The Passenger (5 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Really Really (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Interrobang Theatre Project at Athenaeum Theatre

Red (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Redtwist Theatre

The Royale (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Theater Company

Samsara (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Softly Blue (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
MPAACT at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Sondheim on Sondheim (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773

The Sweeter Option (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Strawdog Theatre

The Talking Cure (4 Reviews)
Idle Muse Theatre Company at Rivendell Theatre

Tannhauser (5 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

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

This Is Modern Art (2 Reviews)
Steppenwolf for Young Adults at Steppenwolf Theatre

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

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

Tosca (9 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

The Trial of Moses Fleetwood Walker (9 Reviews)
Black Ensemble Theater

West Side Story (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

Yankee Tavern (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Blues Theater at The Greenhouse Theater Center

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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