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


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




*After Miss Julie/Strawdog Theatre Company/Through September 26

*Ashes to Ashes/Citizens’ Relief and INTUIT: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art/Through September 20

Assassination Theater: Chicago’s Role in the Crime of the Century/The Museum of Broadcast Communications/Through November 7

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

Don Chipotle/terraNOVA Collective and The Playground Theater/Through September 27

*In Love and Warcraft/Halcyon Theatre/Through September 20

*It Came From Kentucky/The Annoyance Theatre/Through October 10

The Jacksonian/Profiles Theatre/Through October 11

*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)

*October Sky/Marriott Theatre/Through October 11

The Outfit/Picollo Theatre/Through October 10

*The Price/TimeLine Theatre/Through November 22

*Ring of Fire/Mercury Theater Chicago/Through June 28 August 30 November 1

*Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight/Windy City Playhouse/Through October 4

*This House Believes the American Dream is at the Expense of the American Negro/Oracle Theatre/Through September 19

The Universal Wolf/Trap Door Theatre/Through September 26



*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

*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

*KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiousities/Cirque du Soleil/Through September 20

*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

A Night of Whodunnit/Under The Gun Theater/Through September 24

*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

*#TBT/Under The Gun Theater/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 October 28

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

We Gotta Bingo/Chicago Theater Works/Open Run