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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 68 shows now playing, and a total of 359 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews American Idiot (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Hypocrites at The Den Theatre

Assassination Theater (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Museum of Broadcast Communication

Bad Jews (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Royal George Theatre

Bible Bingo (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

The Black White Love Play (1 Review)
Black Ensemble Theater

Blood Brothers (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe

Blue Man Group (9 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Butcher (4 Reviews)
Signal Ensemble Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (1 Review)
The Public House Theatre

The Cheats (2 Reviews)
Steep Theatre

ComedySportz (2 Reviews)
Comedy Sportz

Cupid Has a Heart On (1 Review)
Stage 773

The Dinner Detective (1 Review)
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

Direct from Death Row The Scottsboro Boys (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Raven Theatre

Disgraced (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

Dogfight (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
BoHo Theatre at Theater Wit

East of Eden (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Farewell My Friend: The Romance of Romeo and Juliet (2 Reviews)
(re)discover theatre at Epworth United Methodist Church

Feathers and Teeth (6 Reviews)
Goodman Theatre

Fugue for Particle Accelerator (1 Review)
20% Theatre Company at Prop Theatre

Funnyman (8 Reviews)
Northlight Theatre

Gem of the Ocean (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Court Theatre

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (10 Reviews)
Bank of America Theatre

Goblin Market (1 Review)
Flat Iron Arts Building

Guardians (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Mary-Arrchie Theatre at Angel Island Theater

Hollywood's Greatest Song Hits (3 Reviews)
Light Opera Works at Nichols Concert Hall

How the World Began (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Rivendell Theatre

It Came from Kentucky (2 Reviews)
Annoyance Theatre

The Jacksonian (8 Reviews)
Profiles Theatre - The Main Stage

Jake's Women (2 Reviews)
Spartan Theatre Company at Royal George Theatre

Jamaica Farewell (8 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Jest a Second (1 Review)
Oil Lamp Theater

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Love and Information (4 Reviews)
Remy Bumppo Theatre at The Greenhouse Theater Center

The Madness Of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
First Folio Theatre

The Marriage of Figaro (7 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Marvin's Room (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit

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

Merchild (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
16th Street Theater at Berwyn Cultural Center

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

Miss Buncle's Book (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lifeline Theatre

Monty Python's Spamalot (1 Review)
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Monty Python's Spamalot (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre At The Center

October Sky (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Oklahoma! (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Paramount Theatre

Ordinary People (2 Reviews)
Citadel Theatre Company

The Outfit (1 Review)
Piccolo Theatre

Peter and the Starcatcher (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

The Price (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

The Producers (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Stage 773

The Revel (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Ring Of Fire: The Music Of Johnny Cash (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Mercury Theater

Scream, Queen, Scream! (2 Reviews)
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic

Side Show (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773

Soul Brother, Where Art Thou? (11 Reviews)
Second City

A Strange Disappearance of Bees (1 Review)
Forget Me Not Theatre Company at The Den Theatre

Sucker Punch (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

The Tempest (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

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

The Time of Your Life (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Artistic Home

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

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

Twin Set (1 Review)
The Side Project

Victor/Victoria (3 Reviews)
Stage 773

Washer/Dryer (3 Reviews)
Rasaka Theatre Company at Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

We Gotta Bingo (9 Reviews)
Chicago Theatre Works

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Redtwist Theatre

With Love and a Major Organ (4 Reviews)
Strawdog Theatre

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