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


*15 BREATHS/About Face Youth Theatre/Through August 7

*Alligator/Dream Theatre Company/Through August 9

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

*Pippin/Broadway in Chicago/Through August 9

*Whatever/the side project/Through August 9




*All Our Tragic/The Hypocrites/Through August 9 August 16

*Bette: Live at the Continental Baths/Hell in a Handbag Productions/Through August 21

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

*Brilliant Adventures/Steep Theatre Company/Through August 15 August 29

*Grand Concourse/Steppenwolf Theatre Company/Through August 30

*Loving Repeating/Kokandy Productions/Through August 30

*Men of Soul/Black Ensemble Theater/Through August 31

*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)

*Moby Dick/Lookingglass Theatre Company/Through August 28

A Perfect Ganesh/Eclipse Theatre Company/Through August 23

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

*A Streetcar Named Desire/American Players Theatre/Through September 5

*Stupid Fucking Bird/Sideshow Theatre Company/Through August 30

*[title of show]/Brown Paper Box Co./Through August 16

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

The Two Gentlemen of Verona/Oak Park Festival Theatre/Through August 22



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

*Bible Bingo/Royal George Theatre/Open Run

Buzzed Broadway/MCL Chicago/Through August 22

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

*ComedySportz/ComedySportz 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

*The Moth GrandSLAM/The Moth/Ongoing

*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

*VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show/MCL Chicago/Open Run