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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 45 shows now playing, and a total of 298 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews Ada And The Engine (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
The Artistic Home

Afterglow (4 Reviews)
Pride Arts Center - The Buena

The Ballad Of Lefty and Crabbe (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Understudy

Beau Jest (1 Review)
Oil Lamp Theater

Blue Man Group (15 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
Stage 773

Cirque du Soleil - Volta (7 Reviews)
Under the Big Top at Soldier Field

Desire In A Tinier House (4 Reviews)
Pride Arts Center - The Broadway

Elizabeth Rex (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Oak Park Festival Theatre

Emma (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lifeline Theatre

For Services Rendered (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Griffin Theatre Company at The Den Theatre

Four Places (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Den Theatre

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (2 Reviews)
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes - Vol. 3 (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic

Grace, or the Art of Climbing (3 Reviews)
Brown Paper Box Co. at Stage 773

Hamilton (19 Reviews)
CIBC Theatre

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theo Ubique

Human Resource(s) (1 Review)
Theatre Evolve at The Edge Off-Broadway

If I Forget (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

It Is Magic (3 Reviews)
Theater Oobleck at Chopin Theatre

The Killer (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Trap Door Theatre

La Havana Madrid (7 Reviews)
The Den Theatre

Late Nite Catechism (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Little Shop Of Horrors (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Mercury Theater

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

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

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

Miracle (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Royal George Theatre

The Mountaintop (1 Review)
Noyes Cultural Art Center

Ms. Blakk For President (20 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Next To Normal (16 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Prophet$ (3 Reviews)
Factory Theater

Queen Of Mist (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Firebrand Theatre at The Den Theatre

The River (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
BoHo Theatre at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Saving the World (1 Review)
Chicago Tap Theatre at Stage 773

Six (17 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Something Clean (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Sideshow Theatre Company & Rivendell Theatre Ensemble at Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Southern Gothic (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Windy City Playhouse South

Steamworks: The Musical (1 Review)
Annoyance Theatre

Storefront Theater Musical (1 Review)

Style and Grace: In Tribute to Lena Horne and Nancy Wilson (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Black Ensemble Theater

Sweet Texas Reckoning (8 Reviews)
Artemisia at The Den Theatre

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

Too Heavy For Your Pocket (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

We Are Pussy Riot (6 Reviews)
Red Tape Theatre at The Ready

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