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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 66 shows now playing, and a total of 418 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews 110 in the Shade (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
BoHo Theatre at Theater Wit

The Adventures of Robin Hood (2 Reviews)
Adventure Stage Chicago

American Jornalero (2 Reviews)
Teatro Vista at UrbanTheater Company

Avenue Q (13 Reviews)
Mercury Theater

Bible Bingo (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Black and Blue (1 Review)
MPAACT at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Blue Man Group (15 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Bros Do Prose: Peter Pan (1 Review)
Mercury Theater

Bunnicula (2 Reviews)
Lifeline Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
Stage 773

Cosmologies (4 Reviews)
The Gift Theatre

Crumbs From The Table Of Joy (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Raven Theatre

Cursed: An American Tragedy (1 Review)
Berger Park Coach House

The Darkness After Dawn (3 Reviews)
Factory Theater

Downstate (15 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Frankenstein (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Remy Bumppo Theatre at Theater Wit

Frankenstein (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Manual Cinema at Court Theatre

Frederick (2 Reviews)
Chicago Children's Theatre at The Station

Gaslight District (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Second City

Ghosts (3 Reviews)
Redtwist Theatre

Gypsy (16 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Porchlight Music Theatre at Ruth Page Center For Arts

Hamilton (19 Reviews)
CIBC Theatre

Hello, Dolly! (16 Reviews)
Ford Oriental Theatre

Holiday Inn (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Hooded, Or Being Black For Dummies (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
First Floor Theater at The Den Theatre

In The Canyon (7 Reviews)
Jackalope Theatre at Broadway Armory

The Infinite Wrench (2 Reviews)

Iolanta (3 Reviews)
Chicago Opera Theater at The Studebaker Theater

It's A Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! (5 Reviews)
American Blues Theater at Stage 773

La boheme (8 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Lady in Denmark (14 Reviews)
Goodman Theatre

The Last Session (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Refuge Theatre Project at Atlas Art Studio

Late Nite Catechism (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

The Lonesome West (5 Reviews)
AstonRep Theatre Company at Raven Theatre

Love's Labour's Lost (3 Reviews)
Invictus Theatre Company at The Frontier

The Magic Parlour (8 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at The Palmer House Hilton Hotel

Malaga (Or The Inner Ear) (3 Reviews)
Theatre Y at The Ready

Master Class (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre at Stage 773

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament (4 Reviews)
Medieval Times Schaumburg Castle

Moby Dick! The Musical (4 Reviews)
The Cuckoo’s Theater Project at Heartland Studio Theatre

The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1 Review)
Saint Sebastian Players at St. Bonaventure Church

Neverland (2 Reviews)
Prop Theatre

An Oak Tree (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Red Theater at Athenaeum Theatre

Pippin (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Mercury Theater

Plainclothes (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Broken Nose Theatre at The Den Theatre

Proof (1 Review)
Skokie Theatre

Radio Culture (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TUTA Theater Chicago at TUTA Theatre

The Real Life Adventures of Jimmy de las Rosas (3 Reviews)
Free Street

Rock 'N' Roll (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Artistic Home

The Safe House (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
City Lit Theater

Scientific Method (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Rivendell Theatre

A Shayna Maidel (17 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

Shrek The Musical (5 Reviews)
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Siegfried (7 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Small Mouth Sounds (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
A Red Orchid Theatre

The Snow Queen (1 Review)
Filament Theatre

Southern Gothic (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Windy City Playhouse

Spirits To Enforce (2 Reviews)
The Passage Theatre at Berry United Methodist Church

This Bitter Earth (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
About Face Theatre at Theater Wit

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

Truman and the Birth of Israel (4 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

Twas The Night Before Christmas (5 Reviews)
Emerald City Theatre at Broadway Playhouse

WaistWatchers The Musical (8 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Wife Material (2 Reviews)
Underscore Theatre Company at The Understudy

Witch (17 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Women of Soul (With a Tribute to the Queen) (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Black Ensemble Theater

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