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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 63 shows now playing, and a total of 437 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews Always... Patsy Cline (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Firebrand Theatre at The Den Theatre

America's Best Outcast Toy - An Oddball Holiday Reality Musical (3 Reviews)
Pride Arts Center - The Broadway

Annie (5 Reviews)
Citadel Theatre Company

Another Medea (1 Review)
Cuckoo's Theater at The Den Theatre

Beast Women Fall Series (1 Review)
Prop Theatre

Beauty and the Beast (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Paramount Theatre

Blue Man Group (15 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
Stage 773

A Christmas Carol the Musical (1 Review)
BrightSide Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall

A Christmas Carol (12 Reviews)
Goodman Theatre

ComedySportz (2 Reviews)
Comedy Sportz

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

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

Don Giovanni (11 Reviews)
Lyric Opera

Eleanor's Very Merry Christmas Wish - The Musical (5 Reviews)
The Greenhouse Theater Center

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

Exit, Pursued By A Bear (1 Review)
Joy Productions at Chopin Theatre

The First Deep Breath (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes - The Holiday Edition, Vol 2 (1 Review)
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic

Grace and the Hanukkah Miracle (1 Review)
Chicago Immersive at Grace Lutheran Church

Hamilton (19 Reviews)
CIBC Theatre

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

Hershel And The Hanukkah Goblins (4 Reviews)
Strawdog Theatre

Hoodoo Love (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Raven Theatre

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

Indulgence with Lucy Darling (4 Reviews)
Chicago Magic Lounge

The Infinite Wrench (3 Reviews)

Irving Berlin's White Christmas (4 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre At The Center

It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play (1 Review)
Oil Lamp Theater

It's A Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! (6 Reviews)
American Blues Theater at Stage 773

Late Nite Catechism (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

Laura and the Sea (5 Reviews)
Rivendell Theatre

Lindiwe (15 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steppenwolf Theatre

Madagascar - A Musical Adventure (6 Reviews)
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

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

Mary Poppins (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Drury Lane- Oakbrook

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

The Niceties (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

The Nutcracker (3 Reviews)
The Joffrey Ballet at Auditorium Theatre

The Nutcracker (4 Reviews)
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Oedipus Rex (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Court Theatre

Oliver! (13 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

Packing (11 Reviews)
About Face Theatre at Theater Wit

A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol (1 Review)
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Queen Of Sock Pairing (3 Reviews)
Red Tape Theatre at The Ready

Romeo and Juliet (13 Reviews)
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Rutherford and Son (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
TimeLine Theatre Company

The Santaland Diaries (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

The Simon and Garfunkel Story (4 Reviews)
Broadway Playhouse

The Steadfast Tin Soldier (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Lookingglass Theatre

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

The Tall Boy (1 Review)
Stage 773

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

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

Twas the Night Before... (7 Reviews)
Cirque du Soleil at Chicago Theatre

Waiting for Godot (7 Reviews)
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them (5 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Eclipse Theatre Company at Athenaeum Theatre

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley (12 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