Theatre Reviews

Theatre reviews in Chicago.

Vaudezilla Burlesque Show

The Golden Age of Burlesque may be over; but Vaudezilla is intent on bringing it back with fervor.

The Chicago Theatre

Since the 1920s the theater has hosted great musicians, comedians, and entertainers including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Robin Williams, Prince, and many more.

The Annoyance Theatre & Bar

The Annoyance is home to a casual bar in the front and a cozy theater space in the back. Seven nights a week you can see some of the funniest sketch, improv, and musical shows that Chicago has to offer.

Second City Comedy: 50 Years of Funny

For the past fifty years, Second City Comedy Troupe and school, whose main focus is improv-based sketch comedy routines, has been grooming some of the funniest comedians of our time.

Theater on the Lake

Every summer a small brick building on Chicago’s lakefront provides a home for eight productions over eight weeks, inviting the city’s world-class off-Loop theater companies to showcase their talents.

Lincoln Park Theater District

The Lincoln Park Theater District is one of the most significant community theater districts in the country, offering amazing entertainment in the neighborhood.

Lookingglass Theatre Company

David Schwimmer’s ensemble-based Lookingglass Theatre Company mixes up the Chicago theatre scene with passionate performances and unique shows.

Downtown Theater District

Chicago’s Downtown Theater District is a hub of artistic talent and the closest you can get to Broadway without setting foot on a plane.

iO Theatre: Improv Comedy at its Best

iO Theatre: Improv Comedy at its Best

If you want to see or study improv comedy, then there may be no better place in the world than iO Theatre in Wrigleyville.