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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 60 shows now playing, and a total of 369 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews Accidental Death of a Black Motorist (5 Reviews)
The Conspirators at Athenaeum Theatre

The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham's Magical, Miracle, Sure-Cure for All Female Weaknesses (1 Review)
Moving Bench Theatre at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Blue Man Group (15 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
Stage 773

A Christmas Carol (9 Reviews)
Goodman Theatre

ComedySportz (2 Reviews)
Comedy Sportz

Dead Man Walking (8 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Do You Believe in Madness? (11 Reviews)
Second City

A Doll's House (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Don Giovanni (6 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Drunk Shakespeare (1 Review)
The Lion Theatre

The Effect (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Strawdog Theatre

Every Brilliant Thing (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Windy City Playhouse South

Exquisita Agonia (1 Review)
Aguijon Theater

Grey House (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
A Red Orchid Theatre

Hamilton (19 Reviews)
CIBC Theatre

Happy Birthday Mars Rover (1 Review)
The Passage Theatre at Ravenswood Fellowship United Methodist Church

Hoodoo Love (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Raven Theatre

I Am Going To Die Alone And I Am Not Afraid (3 Reviews)
Prop Theatre

I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce (11 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Incomplete Conversations (3 Reviews)
Silent Theatre Company at Tapestry Fellowship Church

Indulgence with Lucy Darling (4 Reviews)
Chicago Magic Lounge

The Infinite Wrench (3 Reviews)

Irving Berlin's White Christmas (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre At The Center

It's A Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! (1 Review)
American Blues Theater at Stage 773

Kentucky (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The Gift Theatre at Theater Wit

Late Nite Catechism (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Laura and the Sea (5 Reviews)
Rivendell Theatre

Lindiwe (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2 Reviews)
Lifeline Theatre

Madagascar - A Musical Adventure (5 Reviews)
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

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

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

Monty Python's Spamalot (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Mercury Theater

A Murder Most Novel (1 Review)
Death & Pretzels at Nox Arca Theatre

My Life Is A Country Song (4 Reviews)
New American Folk Theatre at Chief O'Neill's

The Niceties (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

The Nutcracker (3 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Oedipus Rex (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Court Theatre

Oliver! (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

The Other Cinderella (8 Reviews)
Black Ensemble Theater

P.Y.G. or The Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Jackalope Theatre at Broadway Armory

A Packet of Holiness and Joy Will Come to You? (A Fable) (2 Reviews)
Curious Theatre Branch at Prop Theatre

Packing (8 Reviews)
About Face Theatre at Theater Wit

Proxy (6 Reviews)
Underscore Theatre Company at The Understudy

Queen Of Sock Pairing (2 Reviews)
Red Tape Theatre at The Ready

Romeo and Juliet (12 Reviews)
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Rutherford and Son (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

The Steadfast Tin Soldier (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

The Suffrage Plays (6 Reviews)
Artemisia Theatre at The Den Theatre

Sugar In Our Wounds (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
First Floor Theater at The Den Theatre

Sunset Boulevard (21 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Porchlight Music Theatre at Ruth Page Center For Arts

Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos and Dinner (12 Reviews)
Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop

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

TRU (3 Reviews)
Gosz & Fotos at Stage 773

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (2 Reviews)
Chicago Children's Theatre at The Station

Waiting for Godot (2 Reviews)
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Eclipse Theatre Company at Athenaeum Theatre

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Northlight Theatre

You Are Happy (4 Reviews)
The Edge Off-Broadway

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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