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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 50 shows now playing, and a total of 322 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews 26 (2 Reviews)
Pride Arts Center - The Buena

Aladdin (17 Reviews)
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies (3 Reviews)
Athenaeum Theatre

Bible Bingo (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Blue Man Group (12 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Bright Half Life (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
About Face Theatre at Theater Wit

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
The Public House Theatre

Cannonball (1 Review)
The Public House Theatre

Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight (2 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Second City

Gidion's Knot (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre Company at Athenaeum Theatre

The Golden Girls - The Lost Episodes (5 Reviews)
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic

Great Expectations (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Remy Bumppo and Silk Road Rising at Chicago Temple

Hair (2 Reviews)
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Hamilton (18 Reviews)
The PrivateBank Theatre

Her Majesty's Will (7 Reviews)
Lifeline Theatre

Hitler On The Roof (1 Review)
Akvavit Theatre at Strawdog Theatre

The Incredible Hank (1 Review)
New Millennium Theatre Company at Royal George Theatre

The Infinite Wrench (1 Review)

Jacques Brel's Lonesome Losers of the Night (9 Reviews)
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe

The King And I (10 Reviews)
Ford Oriental Theatre

King Liz (7 Reviews)
Windy City Playhouse

King Ubu (3 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

Late Company (2 Reviews)
COR Theatre at Pride Arts Center - The Buena

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

London Assurance (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
City Lit Theater

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

The Magic Parlour (7 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at The Palmer House Hilton Hotel

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

Moby Dick (15 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

The My Way Residential (6 Reviews)
Irish Theatre of Chicago at The Den Theatre

The Mystery Of Love and Sex (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Naked Boys Singing! (4 Reviews)
Theater Wit

Native Gardens (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Nautilina (2 Reviews)
The Agency Theater Collective at The Den Theatre

The Night Season (9 Reviews)
Strawdog Theatre at Factory Theater

Parade (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Paradise Blue (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Pass Over (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Pilgrims (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Gift Theatre

Put The Nuns In Charge (1 Review)
Royal George Theatre

Ragtime (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Griffin Theatre Company at The Den Theatre

Relativity (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Northlight Theatre

Spamilton (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Royal George Theatre

Strangest Things! The Musical (2 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

T. (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Theater Company

Three Days Of Rain (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
BoHo Theatre at Heartland Studio Theatre

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

Tony 'n Tina's Wedding (10 Reviews)
Chicago Theatre Works

The Water Children (2 Reviews)
The Cuckoo Theater Project at Flat Iron Arts Building

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