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


*Baby with the Bathwater/Fury Theatre/Through March 8

Boeing Boeing/906 Theatre Company/Through March 8

Cold/Dream Theatre Company/Through March 8

*Music Hall/TUTA Theatre Chicago/Through March 8

Next Thing You Know/Refuge Theatre Project/Through March 8

*A Nice Indian Boy/Rasaka Theatre Company/Through March 8

*The Property/Lyric Unlimited/Through March 5

Samsara/Victory Gardens/Through March 8

Tannhäuser/Lyric Opera of Chicago/Through March 2




*Accidentally Like a Martyr/A Red Orchid Theatre/Through March 1 March 15

*The Addams Family/Mercury Theater/Through April 5

*Barbecue Apocalypse/The Ruckus/Through March 15

Blue Planet/Akvavit Theatre/Through March 15

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

*Circle-Machine/Oracle Theatre/Through March 14

*Dividing the Estate/Raven Theatre/Through March 28

*Dunsinane/Chicago Shakespeare Theater/Through March 22

*Endgame/The Hypocrites/Through April 4

First Date/Royal George Theatre/Through March 29

*Forgotten Future: The Education Project/Collaboraction/Through March 8 March 22

Four/Jackalope Theatre/Through March 28

A Kid Like Jake/About Face Theatre/Through March 15

The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle/Steep Theatre Company/Through February 28 March 14

*Marie Antoinette/Steppenwolf/Through May 10

*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)

*Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play/Theater Wit/Through March 1 March 22

On Golden Pond/Theatre at the Center/Through March 29

One Came Home/Lifeline Theatre/Through April 5

*The Other Place/Profiles Theatre/Through April 5

*The Passenger/Lyric Opera of Chicago/Through March 15

*Really Really/Interrobang Theatre Project/Through March 15

*Redletter/The Neo-Futurists/Through March 28

*Redlined/Chicago Slam Works/Through March 13

*The Royale/American Theater Company/Through March 29

*Sondheim on Sondheim/Porchlight Music Theatre/Through March 15

*Sorry/TimeLine Theatre Company/Through April 19

The Sweeter Option/Strawdog Theatre Company/Through March 28

*That Hopey Changey Thing/TimeLine Theatre Company/Through April 18

*This Is Modern Art/Steppenwolf Theatre for Young Adults/Through March 14

*Tosca/Lyric Opera of Chicago/Through March 14

*West Side Story/Drury Lane Theatre/Through March 29

*Yankee Tavern/American Blues Theater/Through March 22



*Apes of Wrath/Second City e.t.c./Open Run

*Bible Bingo/Royal George Theatre/Open Run

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

*Circuscope/The Actors Gymnasium/Through March 22

Comedy Against Humanity/Under The Gun Theater/Open Run

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

DRINK! The Sketch Comedy Drinking Game – Chicago Edition/Corn Productions/Through March 7 April 25

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

*Panic on Cloud 9/Second City/Open Run

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