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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 26 shows now playing, and a total of 160 different reviews!!!

4000 Days
4000 Days

Chicago Reader- Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

(3 Reviews)
Pride Arts Center - The Broadway
As You Like It
As You Like It

Chicago Tribune- Highly Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Recommended

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Stage and Cinema- Highly Recommended

Splash Magazine- Somewhat Recommended

Let's Play at ChicagoNow- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

NewCity Chicago- Highly Recommended

WTTW- Highly Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

The Fourth Walsh- Highly Recommended

Third Coast Review- Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Highly Recommended

PicksInSix- Highly Recommended

(14 Reviews)
Jeff Recommended* Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Blue Man Group
Blue Man Group

Chicago Tribune- Highly Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Recommended

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Windy City Times- Highly Recommended

Centerstage- Highly Recommended

Chicago Stage Review- Highly Recommended

Stage and Cinema- Highly Recommended

ChicagoCritic- Highly Recommended

Chicago Stage Standard- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Recommended

Chicagoland Theater Reviews- Recommended

The Fourth Walsh- Highly Recommended

Chicago Theater Beat- Highly Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Highly Recommended

Picture This Post- Highly Recommended

(15 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Chicago Reader- Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Recommended

NewCity Chicago- Highly Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

Chicagoland Musical Theatre- Highly Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Recommended

(6 Reviews)
Jeff Recommended* Black Button Eyes Productions at The Edge Theatre
Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare

Chicago Tribune- Recommended

(1 Review)
The Lounge At The Lion
Forever Plaid
Forever Plaid

Chicago Tribune- Highly Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Highly Recommended

Daily Herald- Highly Recommended

Splash Magazine- Highly Recommended

Let's Play at ChicagoNow- Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

Chicagoland Musical Theatre- Highly Recommended

PicksInSix- Highly Recommended

Picture This Post- Highly Recommended

(10 Reviews)
Jeff Recommended* Drury Lane- Oakbrook
Grimm
Grimm

Chicago Reader- Somewhat Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

(2 Reviews)
Theatre Above the Law at The Jarvis Square Theater
House of the Exquisite Corpse
House of the Exquisite Corpse

Chicago Reader- Recommended

(1 Review)
Rough House at Chopin Theatre
The Humans
The Humans

Chicago Reader- Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Somewhat Recommended

(2 Reviews)
Redtwist Theatre
The Infinite Wrench
The Infinite Wrench

Chicago Tribune- Highly Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Highly Recommended

Picture This Post- Highly Recommended

(3 Reviews)
Neo-Futurists at Neo-Futurists
The Jigsaw Bride
The Jigsaw Bride

Daily Herald- Highly Recommended

Chicago Reader- Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Recommended

(3 Reviews)
First Folio Theatre
Late Nite Catechism
Late Nite Catechism

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Windy City Times- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Recommended

NewCity Chicago- Highly Recommended

Picture This Post- Recommended

(5 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center
Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde

Daily Herald- Somewhat Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

(2 Reviews)
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
The Madness Of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story
The Madness Of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

(2 Reviews)
Jeff Recommended* Oak Park Festival Theatre
The Magic Parlour
The Magic Parlour

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Windy City Times- Highly Recommended

Stage and Cinema- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

NewCity Chicago- Recommended

Chicago Theater Beat- Highly Recommended

The Hawk Chicago- Highly Recommended

Picture This Post- Highly Recommended

(8 Reviews)
The Palmer House Hilton Hotel
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

Chicago Tribune- Highly Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Highly Recommended

Chicago Stage Review- Recommended

Chicagoland Theater Reviews- Recommended

(4 Reviews)
Medieval Times Schaumburg Castle
Mr. Burns, a post electric play
Mr. Burns, a post electric play

Chicago Tribune- Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Highly Recommended

Daily Herald- Highly Recommended

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

NewCity Chicago- Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Recommended

Buzznews.net- Highly Recommended

Chicagoland Musical Theatre- Highly Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Highly Recommended

Rescripted- Highly Recommended

(11 Reviews)
Theater Wit
The Music Cure
The Music Cure

Picture This Post- Recommended

(1 Review)
Misalliance Repertory Theatre at Online Stream
Nick Diffatte: Offbeat
Nick Diffatte: Offbeat

Around The Town Chicago- Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Highly Recommended

PicksInSix- Highly Recommended

(3 Reviews)
Chicago Magic Lounge
A Recipe for Disaster
A Recipe for Disaster

Chicago Tribune- Somewhat Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Recommended

Daily Herald- Recommended

Chicago Reader- Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Somewhat Recommended

NewCity Chicago- Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Recommended

The Fourth Walsh- Somewhat Recommended

Third Coast Review- Highly Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Recommended

Picture This Post- Recommended

(11 Reviews)
Windy City Playhouse at Petterino's
Songs For Nobodies
Songs For Nobodies

Chicago Tribune- Highly Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Highly Recommended

Daily Herald- Recommended

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Windy City Times- Highly Recommended

Stage and Cinema- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

WTTW- Highly Recommended

Chicagoland Musical Theatre- Highly Recommended

PicksInSix- Highly Recommended

Picture This Post- Highly Recommended

(11 Reviews)
Jeff Recommended* Northlight Theatre
Teatro ZinZanni
Teatro ZinZanni

Chicago Tribune- Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Recommended

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

Third Coast Review- Highly Recommended

PicksInSix- Highly Recommended

(7 Reviews)
Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop
This Wide Night
This Wide Night

Chicago Tribune- Recommended

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Windy City Times- Highly Recommended

Splash Magazine- Highly Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Somewhat Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

Chicago On Stage- Highly Recommended

Picture This Post- Highly Recommended

(8 Reviews)
Jeff Recommended* Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit
Together At Last
Together At Last

Chicago Tribune- Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Somewhat Recommended

Stage and Cinema- Somewhat Recommended

Splash Magazine- Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

NewCity Chicago- Somewhat Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Recommended

Picture This Post- Somewhat Recommended

(8 Reviews)
Second City
The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

Chicago Tribune- Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Highly Recommended

Chicago Reader- Highly Recommended

Stage and Cinema- Recommended

Splash Magazine- Highly Recommended

Let's Play at ChicagoNow- Highly Recommended

PicksInSix- Highly Recommended

(7 Reviews)
Jeff Recommended* Court Theatre
The World Goes 'Round
The World Goes 'Round

Chicago Tribune- Recommended

Chicago Sun Times- Highly Recommended

Daily Herald- Highly Recommended

Stage and Cinema- Highly Recommended

Splash Magazine- Highly Recommended

Let's Play at ChicagoNow- Recommended

Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

Chicagoland Musical Theatre- Recommended

Chicago Theater and Arts- Highly Recommended

PicksInSix- Recommended

Picture This Post- Recommended

(12 Reviews)
Jeff Recommended* Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

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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 JeffAwards.org

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