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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 75 shows now playing, and a total of 398 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews All's Well That Ends Well (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Stage Left Theatre at Theater Wit

Anna In The Afterlife (3 Reviews)
Polarity Ensemble Theatre at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Anything Goes (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Bad Jews (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theater Wit

Beast on the Moon (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Raven Theatre

Belfast Girls (2 Reviews)
Artemisia at The Den Theatre

Bible Bingo (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Big Fish (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre At The Center

Billy Elliot The Musical (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

The Bloodhound Law (4 Reviews)
City Lit Theater

Blue Man Group (7 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (1 Review)
The Public House Theatre

ComedySportz (2 Reviews)
Comedy Sportz

Crimes of the Heart (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Step Up Productions at Athenaeum Theatre

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

The December Man (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Mary-Arrchie Theatre at Angel Island Theater

The Devilish Children (and the Civilizing Process) (2 Reviews)
Dream Theatre

The Diary of Anne Frank (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

The Dinner Detective (1 Review)
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

The Divine Order of Becoming (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
MPAACT at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Don't Dress For Dinner (1 Review)
Citadel Theatre Company

Doubt: A Parable (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

The Drowning Girls (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Signal Ensemble Theatre

The Drowsy Chaperone (1 Review)
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

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

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Stage 773

Ghost Gardens (6 Reviews)
Pegasus Theatre Chicago at Chicago Dramatists

The Grown-Up (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit

Have a Great Summer (1 Review)
Stage 773

Hello and Goodbye (2 Reviews)
Bluebird Arts at Prop Theatre

The Herd (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Hitch Cocktails (1 Review)
Annoyance Theatre

Improvised Twilight Zone (1 Review)
Annoyance Theatre

Inana (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Jersey Boys (11 Reviews)
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Lady Windermere's Fan (6 Reviews)
Dead Writers Theatre Collective at Stage 773

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Lifeboat (4 Reviews)
Filament Theatre

Lips Together, Teeth Apart (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Eclipse Theatre Company at Athenaeum Theatre

The Little Foxes (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

Lunacy (3 Reviews)
Jackalope Theatre at Broadway Armory

MacSith (5 Reviews)
E.D.G.E. Theatre at Pendulum Theater Space

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

Martyr (6 Reviews)
Steep Theatre

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

Melancholy Play: a chamber musical (6 Reviews)
Piven Theatre

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

Miracle! (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic

Old Wicked Songs (1 Review)
Provision Theater Company

Our New Girl (7 Reviews)
Profiles Theatre - The Main Stage

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

The Power Of Prom (1 Review)
Annoyance Theatre

The Project(s) (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Theater Company

Quiz Show (6 Reviews)
Strawdog Theatre

Red Handed Otter (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
A Red Orchid Theatre

Ring Of Fire: The Music Of Johnny Cash (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Mercury Theater

The Royal Society of Antarctica (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Gift Theatre

Rubbing Out Otis: A Film Noir Farce (2 Reviews)

Scissortail (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Adapt Theatre Productions at Redtwist Theatre

Scotland Road (1 Review)
BoHo Theatre at Heartland Studio Theatre

Sense and Sensibility (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Shining Lives: A Musical (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Northlight Theatre

Side Man (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Blues Theater at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Soul Brother, Where Art Thou? (10 Reviews)
Second City

Sounds So Sweet (10 Reviews)
Black Ensemble Theater

Stars and Gripes (1 Review)
The Public House Theatre

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

Three Sisters (10 Reviews)
The Hypocrites at The Den Theatre

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

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

Trust Us/Screw You (1 Review)

Twisted Melodies (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Congo Square Theatre at Athenaeum Theatre

The White Road (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Irish Theatre of Chicago at The Den Theatre

The Wild Duck (1 Review)
Halcyon Theatre at Christ Lutheran Church

Wonderland, Alice's Rock and Roll Adventure (5 Reviews)
Chicago Children's Theatre at Ruth Page Center For Arts

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