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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 284 different reviews!!!  
Chicago Theater Reviews The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
American Blues Theater at Stage 773

Admissions (12 Reviews)
Theater Wit

Afterglow (4 Reviews)
Pride Arts Center - The Buena

Blue Man Group (15 Reviews)
Briar Street Theatre

The Bridges Of Madison County (10 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theo Ubique

Bright Star (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
BoHo Theatre at The Greenhouse Theater Center

Buyer and Cellar (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Pride Arts Center - The Broadway

Bye Bye Liver (2 Reviews)
Stage 773

Cambodian Rock Band (11 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

A Chorus Line (12 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Porchlight Music Theatre at Ruth Page Center For Arts

Corona (1 Review)
Otherworld Theatre

DJEMBE! The Show (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Apollo Theater

The Firestorm (4 Reviews)
First Folio Theatre

First Love is the Revolution (3 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Steep Theatre

Footloose (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire

Grinning from Fear to Fear (6 Reviews)
Second City

Hamilton (19 Reviews)
CIBC Theatre

Hands on a Hardbody (9 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Refuge Theater Project at Preston Bradley Center

Hannah and Martin (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit

Hopelessly Devoted (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Piven Theatre

Iron Kisses (2 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Theatre Above the Law at Mckaw Theater

Late Nite Catechism (4 Reviews)
Royal George Theatre

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

Lottery Day (15 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Goodman Theatre

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

Medusa Undone (1 Review)
Otherworld Theatre

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (1 Review)
Filament Theatre

Noises Off (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Windy City Playhouse

Non-Player Character (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Red Theater Chicago at Athenaeum Theatre

A Number (13 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Writers Theatre

Othello (1 Review)
Babes With Blades Theatre Company at Factory Theater

Pinocchio (7 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre

Play On! (1 Review)
Oil Lamp Theater

Poseidon! An Upside Down Musical (6 Reviews)
Hell in a Handbag Productions at Edge Theatre

Remember the Alamo (5 Reviews)

The Ridiculous Darkness (3 Reviews)
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph

Self-Accusation (3 Reviews)
Theatre Y at The Ready

She The People (3 Reviews)
UP Comedy Club

Small World (6 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
The New Colony at The Den Theatre

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

Utility (7 Reviews)
Interrobang Theatre Project at Rivendell Theatre

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 (3 Reviews)
Chicago Children's Theatre at The Station

The Worst Mother in the World (1 Review) Jeff Recommended*
Halcyon Theatre at Christ Lutheran Church

Yen (8 Reviews) Jeff Recommended*
Raven Theatre

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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