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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 405 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews 3C (10 Reviews)
A Red Orchid Theatre

Aladdin (17 Reviews)
Cadillac Palace Theatre

American Hero (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
First Floor Theater at The Den Theatre

Bible Bingo (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Black Ensemble Theater

Blue Man Group (12 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Brown Bear, Brown Bear and Other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle (1 Review)
Chicago Children's Theatre at Ruth Page Center For Arts

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
The Public House Theatre

Cabaret (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre At The Center

Cannonball (1 Review)
The Public House Theatre

Carrier (1 Review)
Stage 773

Cavalia - Odysseo (8 Reviews)
Under the Big White Top at Soldier Field

Chicago (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

Circle House (1 Review)
The Plagiarists at Berger Park Coach House

Dance for Beginners (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Piven Theatre

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

The Firebirds Take the Field (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Rivendell Theatre

For Peter Pan On Her 70th Birthday (11 Reviews)
Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit

Forty-Two Stories (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
City Lit Theater

Great Expectations (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Remy Bumppo and Silk Road Rising at Chicago Temple

Hamilton (18 Reviews)
The PrivateBank Theatre

Harvey (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Court Theatre

Hookman (7 Reviews)
Steep Theatre

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

The Infinite Wrench (1 Review)

Into The Beautiful North (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
16th Street Theater at Berwyn Cultural Center

Into the Empty Sky (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Trap Door Theatre

Jesus Christ Superstar (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Paramount Theatre

Johnny 10 Beers' Daughter (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Chicago Dramatists

Lady X: The Musical (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic

Late Nite Catechism (3 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

The Liar (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Promethean Theatre Ensemble at Athenaeum Theatre

Linda Vista (15 Reviews)
Steppenwolf Theatre

A Little Bit Not Normal (4 Reviews)
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Little Miss Sunshine (8 Reviews)
Chicago Theatre Workshop at Edge Theatre

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

Mary Poppins (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Mercury Theater

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

Motherhood Out Loud (1 Review)
Oil Lamp Theater

Musical Therapy (2 Reviews)
Death & Pretzels at Gorilla Tango Theatre

My Name Is Annie King (6 Reviews)
Underscore Theatre Company at Pride Arts Center - The Broadway

The My Way Residential (2 Reviews)
Irish Theatre of Chicago at The Den Theatre

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

Never the Milk and Honey (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
The Greenhouse Theater Center

The Night Season (2 Reviews)
Strawdog Theatre at Factory Theater

Not About Nightingales (11 Reviews)
Raven Theatre

Objects in the Mirror (15 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

Paradise Blue (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

A Prayer for the Sandinistas (2 Reviews)
Subtext Theater Company at Prop Theatre

The Radiant (3 Reviews)
Genesis Theatrical Productions at Athenaeum Theatre

Relativity (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Northlight Theatre

The River Bride (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Halcyon Theatre at Christ Lutheran Church

Seminar (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Spartan Theatre Company at The Frontier

Shakespeare In Love (15 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

She Loves Me (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Spamilton (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Royal George Theatre

St. Jude (3 Reviews)
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Steamworks: The Musical (1 Review)
Annoyance Theatre

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

Things to Ruin: The Songs of Joe Iconis (5 Reviews)
Refuge Theatre Project at Exit Chicago

Three Days Of Rain (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
BoHo Theatre at Heartland Studio Theatre

Tight End (4 Reviews)
20% Theatre Company Chicago at Pride Arts Center - The Buena

Time Stands Still (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
AstonRep Theatre Company at Raven Theatre

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

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

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (2 Reviews)
Citadel Theatre Company

We're Gonna Die (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Haven Theatre Company at The Den Theatre

Where Did We Sit on the Bus? (4 Reviews)
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

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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