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


*All’s Well That Ends Well/Stage Left Theatre/Through May 24

Anna in the Afterlife/Polarity Ensemble Theatre/Through May 24

AWK Presents… The Yuk Yuk Hour/The Annoyance Theatre/Through May 20

*The Bloodhound Law/City Lit Theater Company/Through May 24

*A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum/Porchlight Music Theatre/Through May 24

*Jersey Boys/Broadway in Chicago/Through May 24

*Lips Together, Teeth Apart/Eclipse Theatre Company/Through May 24

Red Handed Otter/A Red Orchid Theatre/Through May 24

The Royal Society of Antarctica/The Gift Theatre/Through April 26 May 24

*Side Man/American Blues Theater/Through May 24




*Anything Goes/Mariott Theatre/Through May 31

*Bad Jews/Theater Wit/Through June 7

*Beast on the Moon/Raven Theatre/Through June 6

*Big Fish/Theatre at the Center/Through June 7

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

*Crimes of the Heart/Step Up Productions/Through June 14

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

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

*El Stories: Talking to Strangers/Waltzing Mechanics/Through June 13

*Have a Great Summer/Chicago Slam Works/Through June 5

*The Herd/Steppenwolf Theatre Company/Through June 7 June 14

*Inana/Timeline Theatre Company/Through July 26

*Lady Windermere’s Fan/Dead Writers Theatre Collective/Through June 7

*The Little Foxes/The Goodman Theatre/Through June 7

*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)

Our New Girl/Profiles Theatre/Through June 28

The Project(s)/American Theater Company/Through May 24 June 21

*Quiz Show/Strawdog Theatre Company/Through June 13

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

*Sense and Sensibility/Chicago Shakespeare Theater/Through June 7

Sounds So Sweet/Black Ensemble Theater/Through May 31

*Three Sisters/The Hypocrites/Through June 6

*Trust Us/Screw You/The Neo-Futurists/Through June 13

*Twisted Melodies/Congo Square Theatre/Through June 14

*The White Road/Irish Theatre of Chicago/Through June 13

*The Woman Before/Trap Door Theatre/Through June 13



*Antic’s Roadshow with Devon Myers/MCL Chicago/Through June 25

*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

Comedy Against Humanity/Under The Gun Theater/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

Slamazons!/The Annoyance Theatre/Through May 28

*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