This listing represents links to reviews published on this site for shows currently in production in Chicago.

For reviews from closed shows visit our stage archive.

Shows marked with an asterisk (*) have been recommended by our critics


*Abraham Lincoln Was a F*gg*t/About Face Theatre/Through July 5

*On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan/Broadway in Chicago/Through July 5

*The Pied Piper/Fork & Hope Ensemble/Through June 30




*All Our Tragic/The Hypocrites/Through August 9

*The America Play/Oracle Theatre/Through August 1

*The Birds/Griffin Theatre Company/Through July 19

Black River Falls/Curious Theatre Branch/Through July 26

*Body + Blood/The Gift Theatre/Through August 9

*The Book of Merman/Pride Films and Plays/Through April 5 Open Run

*City of Angels/Marriott Theatre/Through August 2

*The Diary of Anne Frank/Writers Theatre/Through August 2

Don’t Go Gentle/Haven Theatre Company/Through July 12

*Doubt: A Parable/Writers Theatre/Through July 19

*Goldfish/Route 66 Theatre Company/Through July 12

*Inana/Timeline Theatre Company/Through July 26

*Love and Human Remains/Cor Theatre/Through July 11

Matawan/The Ruckus/Through July 26

*Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown/Pride Films & Plays/Through July 26

*Days Like Today/Writers Theatre/Through July 13
*Days Like Today/Writers Theatre/Through July 13

*Million Dollar Quartet/Apollo Theater/Through January 5 April 28 Open Run (Half-Priced Tickets)

*Miracle!/Hell in a Handbag Productions/Through July 10

*Moby Dick/Lookingglass Theatre Company/Through August 28

Our New Girl/Profiles Theatre/Through June 28 July 19

*Ring of Fire/Mercury Theater Chicago/Through June 28 August 30

Soon I Will Be Invincible/Lifeline Theatre/Through July 19

*Stick Fly/Windy City Playhouse/Through July 5 July 19

The Titus Andronicus Project/The Home for Wayward Artists/Through July 30

*Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike/The Goodman Theatre/Through July 26

The Who & The What/Victory Gardens Theater/Through July 12

A Work of Art/Chicago Dramatists/Through July 19



*Belmont Burlesque Revue/Belmont Burlesque/Bi-monthly Open Run

*Bible Bingo/Royal George Theatre/Open Run

*Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play/The Public House Theatre/Open Run

*Cupid Has a Heart On: A Musical Guide to Relationships/Stage 773/Open Run

Game of Thongs/Gorilla Tango Burlesque/Open Run

Hitch*Cocktails/The Annoyance Theatre/Through December 26 Open Run

*The Kates/Mercury Cafe and The Book Cellar/Open Run

*Late Nite Catechism/Royal George Theatre/Open Run

*Messing With A Friend/Annoyance Theatre/Open Run

*Muffy and Vallery Sing…The Oldest Profession/Uptown Underground/Open Run

*Panic on Cloud 9/Second City/Open Run

*The Second City’s Improv All-Stars/UP Comedy Club/Open Run

*Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?/Second City e.t.c/Open Run

*TJ & Dave/iO Theater/Open Run

*Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind/The Neo-Futurists/Open Run

*Trapped in a Room With a Zombie/Bucket List Productions and Room Escape Adventures/Through March 9 April 27 Open Run

*Trigger Happy/The Annoyance Theatre/Through March 20 April 22 June 24 August 26