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

Black Renaissance

December 3 (TimeLineTheatreCo.)

November 19 (BET)

Blue Man Group (G)

Book of Will, The


Open Run (Briar Street Theatre)

December 17 (Northlight Theatre)


Choir Boy

Dreams Freaks Fall From Space

November 12 (Raven Theater)

Open Run (Second City Mainstage)


Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno

December 3(Victory Gardens- Upstairs)

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)

Minutes, The  Soon  December 31 (Steppenwolf downstairs Theatre)
Newsies (G)

Puff:Believe or Not


December 31 (Marriott Theater)

January 7 (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

School of Rock(G)

Significant Other

November 19 (Cadillac Palace)

December 10 (Theater Wit)

Taming of the Shrew November 12 (Chicago Shakespeare Theater Courtyard)
Tony & Tina Wedding(G) Open Run (Chicago Theater Works)
Q Brothers Christmas Carol(G)

Quixote: On the Conquest of Self



December 31 (Chicago Shakespeare Yard)

December 17 (Writers Theatre Gillian)

Yasmina’s Necklace


November 19 (Goodman Theater Owen)


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