Welcome to the Show!

*Below is a list of shows currently playing in the Chicagoland area, along with a star rating. The ratings run from zero stars (the lowest) to 4 stars (the highest).

*A (G) next to the title indicates the show is appropriate for families. The full review is linked to the show title.

Click on the show and read Dan’s review.

Current Productions



American Girl  (G) Open run (Water Tower Place)
Audience, The December 3 (TimeLineTheatreCo.)
Blue Man Group (G)

Book of Will, The

Open Run (Briar Street Theatre)

December 17 (Northlight Theatre)


Dreams Freaks Fall From Space Open Run (Second City Mainstage)
Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno Open Run ( Second City e.t.c.)
Flanagan’s Wake (G) Open Run (Chicago Theater Works)
42nd Street (G)

Hard Times

Importance of Being Earnest, The



January 7 (Drury lane Theatre)

January 14 (Lookingglass Theater)

December 23 (Writers Theatre-Nichols)

Medieval Times(G)

Minutes, The

Open Run (Colossal Stone Castle)
January 7 (Steppenwolf downstairs Theatre)
Newsies (G)

Puff:Believe or Not

December 31 (Marriott Theater)

January 7 (Remy Bumppo Theatre)


Q Brothers Christmas Carol(G)


Quixote: On the Conquest of Self




December 31 (Chicago Shakespeare Yard)


December 17 (Writers Theatre Gillian)



Red Velvet

Sammy Davis Jr

Significant Other




January 21 – Chicago Shakespeare (courtyard)

January 2 (BET)

December 10 (Theater Wit)

Tony & Tina Wedding(G) Open Run (Chicago Theater Works)


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