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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 49 shows now playing, and a total of 315 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas (17 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

The Adventures Of Spirit Force Five (1 Review)
Factory Theater

Avenue Q (8 Reviews)
Mercury Theater

Barbecue Apocalypse (3 Reviews)
Cuckoo's Theater Project at Prop Theatre

Bible Bingo (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Blood at the Root (5 Reviews)
Jackalope Theatre Company and The Yard at Broadway Armory

Blue Man Group (13 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Blues Theater at Stage 773

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
Stage 773

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

The Csardas Princess (4 Reviews)
Stage 773

Daughters of Ire (1 Review)
Oak Park Festival Theatre at Open Door Theater

Dream Freaks Fall From Space (11 Reviews)
Second City

Everybody (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Brown Paper Box Co. at Pride Arts Center - The Buena

F*cking Men (3 Reviews)
Pride Arts Center - The Broadway

Gaslight District (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Second City

The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 2 (4 Reviews)
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic

Guards at the Taj (14 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Hamilton (19 Reviews)
CIBC Theatre

Hamlet (8 Reviews)
The Gift Theatre

Haymarket (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Underscore Theatre at The Den Theatre

Heartbreak Hotel (9 Reviews)
Broadway Playhouse

The Infinite Wrench (2 Reviews)

Late Nite Catechism (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Linda (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Steep Theatre

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

The Maids (3 Reviews)
The Artistic Home

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

Mind Reader (2 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

Murder For Two (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Neverwhere (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lifeline Theatre

Not One Batu (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Nothing Without a Company at Berger Park Coach House

Pamplona (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure (7 Reviews)
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

The Roommate (16 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Sagittarius Ponderosa (3 Reviews)
Redtwist Theatre

Shrew'd! (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
First Folio Theatre

Sickle (5 Reviews)
Red Theater Chicago at Strawdog Theatre

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

Steamworks: The Musical (1 Review)
Annoyance Theatre

Support Group for Men (15 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

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

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

Two Gentlemen Of Verona (2 Reviews)
Midsommer Flight at Various Parks

Victims of Duty (4 Reviews)
A Red Orchid Theatre

The View Upstairs (11 Reviews)
Circle Theatre at Pride Arts Center - The Broadway

Waitress (12 Reviews)
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Wild Women of Planet Wongo (2 Reviews)
Not Too Fancy Productions at Chopin Theatre

You Can't Take It With You (3 Reviews)
Oak Park Festival 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