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


Connected/Collaboraction/Through May 29

*Dry Land/Rivendell Theatre Ensemble/Through May 28

*Hazel A Musical Maid in America/Drury Lane Theatre/Through May 29

Sender/A Red Orchid Theatre/Through May 29

A Splintered Soul/ARLA Productions/Through May 29




3 Sisters/Theatre Y/Through June 11

*Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf/Writers Theatre and Second City/Through July 31

*Discord/Northlight Theatre/Through June 12

Evita/Marriott Theatre/Through June 5

*In the Heat of the Night/Shattered Globe Theatre/Through June 4

*The House of Blue Leaves/Raven Theatre/Through June 18

*The Last Defender/The House Theatre of Chicago/Through March 13 March 27 June 12

*Little Shop of Horrors/American Blues Theater/Through June 26

*Mary Page Marlowe/Steppenwolf Theatre Company/Through May 29 June 5

*Mike Mother/The Neo-Futurists/Through June 4

*Once in a Lifetime/Strawdog Theatre Company/Through June 4 June 11

*The Producers/Mercury Theater Chicago/Through June 26

*The Secretaries/About Face Theatre/Through June 12

*The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window/Goodman Theatre/Through June 5

This Great Nation, Much Enduring/Chicago Slam Works/Through June 10



*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

*Fool Me Twice, Déjà Vu/The Second City/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

*The Magic Cabaret/Greenhouse Theater Center/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

Pony Boy/Annoyance Theatre/Through February 26

*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

The Second City’s Loud, Fast & Funny/Second City/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 Open Run

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

We Gotta Bingo/Chicago Theater Works/Open Run