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This Season's Jeff Recommended Shows
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2017 Equity

10 Out of 12
Theater Wit

A Comedical Tragedy for Mister Punch
The House Theatre of Chicago

A Disappearing Number
TimeLine Theatre Company

A Life Extra Ordinary
The Gift Theatre

A Wonder in My Soul
Victory Gardens Theater

American Hwangap
Halcyon Theatre (in co-production with A-Squared Theatre)

Annie Warbucks
Theatre at the Center

Apartment 3A
Windy City Playhouse

Bakersfield Mist
TimeLine Theatre Company

Beyond Caring
Lookingglass Theatre Company in association with Dark Harbor Stories

Blizzard '67
16th Street Theater

Bloodshot
The Greenhouse Theater Center and Ingenious Purpose Ltd.

Blues for an Alabama Sky
Court Theatre

Bootycandy
Windy City Playhouse

Born Yesterday
Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

By the Water
Northlight Theatre

Captain Blood
First Folio Theatre

Circumference of a Squirrel
Greenhouse Theater Center

Crazy for You
Drury Lane Productions

Destiny of Desire
Goodman Theatre (co-production with South Coast Repertory)

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Paramount Theatre

Dutchman/TRANSit
American Blues Theater

East Texas Hot Links
Writers Theatre

Electra
Court Theatre

End of the Rainbow
Porchlight Music Theatre

Faceless
Northlight Theatre

Gloria
Goodman Theatre

Good People
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble

Hand to God
Victory Gardens Theater

Her America
Greenhouse Theater Center

Hobo King
Congo Square Theatre

How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Marriott Theatre

I Am My Own Wife
About Face Theatre

I Am Who I Am (The Story of Teddy Pendergrass)
Black Ensemble Theater

I Left My Heart: A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett
Mercury Theater Chicago

In the Heights
Porchlight Music Theatre

It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago
American Blues Theater

Jesus Christ Superstar
Paramount Theatre

Julius Caesar
Writers Theatre

King Charles III
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

King of the Yees
Goodman Theatre in association with Center Theatre Group

La Havana Madrid
Teatro Vista

Life Sucks
Lookingglass Theatre Company

Love's Labor's Lost
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Mamma Mia!
Paramount Theatre

Mamma Mia!
Marriott Theatre

Man In The Ring
Court Theatre

Marry Me a Little
Porchlight Music Theatre

Mary Poppins
Mercury Theater Chicago

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
Northlight Theatre

Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth
Lookingglass Theatre Company

Naperville
Theater Wit

Parachute Men
Teatro Vista

Picnic
American Theater Company

Pirandello's Henry IV
Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

Pygmalion
Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

Queen
Victory Gardens Theater

Rose
The Greenhouse Theater Center

Roz and Ray
Victory Gardens Theater

Silent Sky
First Folio Theatre

Singin' in the Rain
Marriott Theatre

Smokey Joe's Cafe
Drury Lane Productions

Straight White Men
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Paramount Theatre

The Bardy Bunch
Disappearing Dog LLC at Mercury Theater Chicago

The Book of Joseph
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

The Christians
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

The City of Conversation
Northlight Theatre

The Columnist
American Blues Theater

The Firebirds Take the Field
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

The Fundamentals
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz
The House Theatre of Chicago

The Hard Problem
Court Theatre

The Hunter and The Bear
Writers Theatre

The Last Wife
TimeLine Theatre Company

The Magic Play
Goodman Theatre and Co-Commission with Roundabout Theatre Company

The Nether
A Red Orchid Theatre

The Room
A Red Orchid Theatre

The Scene
Writers Theatre

The Scottsboro Boys
Porchlight Music Theatre

The Temperamentals
About Face Theatre

The Wolf at the End of the Block
Teatro Vista

Threesome
The Other Theatre Company

Ultra American: A Patriot Act
Silk Road Rising

Uncle Phillip's Coat
Greenhouse Theater Center

Uncle Vanya
Goodman Theatre

Unseen
The Gift Theatre

Visiting Edna
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Winter
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

Wit
The Hypocrites

Wonderful Town
Goodman Theatre

2016 Equity

1984
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

2666
Goodman Theatre

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Paramount Theatre

A Midsummer Night's Dream
First Folio Theatre

A Red Line Runs Through It
The Second City e.t.c.

A Small Oak Tree Runs Red
Congo Square Theatre

A Splintered Soul
ARLA Productions

Adding Machine: A Musical
The Hypocrites

After all the terrible things I do
About Face Theatre

American Idiot
The Hypocrites

Animals Out of Paper
Shattered Globe Theatre

Arcadia
Writers Theatre

Assassination Theater
Russell Lane, LLC

Beautiful Autistic
Chicago Dramatists

Between Riverside and Crazy
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Blood Wedding
Lookingglass Theatre Company

Butler
Northlight Theatre

Bye Bye Birdie
Drury Lane Productions

Chapter Two
Windy City Playhouse

Charm
Northlight Theatre

Chimerica
TimeLine Theatre Company

Cocked
Victory Gardens Theater

Company
Writers Theatre

Constellations
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody
Writers Theatre

Deathtrap
Drury Lane Productions

Disgraced
Goodman Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Seattle Repertory Theatre

Domesticated
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Don't Make Me Over (In Tribute to Dionne Warwick)
Black Ensemble Theater

Dreamgirls
Porchlight Music Theatre

Dry Land
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

Dynamite Divas
Black Ensemble Theater

East of Eden
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Elf
Marriott Theatre

Evita
Marriott Theatre

Far From Heaven
Porchlight Music Theatre

Fulfillment
American Theater Company and The Flea Theatre

Gem of the Ocean
Court Theatre

Good For Otto
The Gift Theatre

Hairspray
Paramount Theatre

Hazel: A Musical Maid In America
Drury Lane Productions

How the World Began
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

In the Time of the Butterflies
Teatro Vista

Irving Berlin's White Christmas
Drury Lane Productions

Jeeves at Sea
First Folio Theatre

Jerusalem
Profiles Theatre

John Ball's In the Heat of the Night
Shattered Globe Theatre

Le Switch
About Face Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors
American Blues Theater

Long Day's Journey Into Night
Court Theatre

Looking Over the President's Shoulder
American Blues Theater

Man of La Mancha
Marriott Theatre

Marjorie Prime
Writers Theatre

Marvin's Room
Shattered Globe Theatre

Mary Page Marlowe
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Merchild
16th Street Theater

Monty Python's Spamalot
Theatre at the Center

My Brilliant Divorce
Irish Theatre of Chicago

Never the Sinner
Victory Gardens Theater

New Country
Fair Trade Productions

Nice Work If You Can Get It
Theatre at the Center

No Wake
Route 66 Theatre Company

October Sky
Marriott Theatre

Oklahoma!
Paramount Theatre

One Man, Two Guvnors
Court Theatre

Othello
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Peter and the Starcatcher
Drury Lane Productions

Pilgrim's Progress
A Red Orchid Theatre

Pygmalion
Oak Park Festival Theatre

Ride the Cyclone
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Satchmo at the Waldor
Court Theatre

Sender
A Red Orchid Theatre

Side Show
Porchlight Music Theatre

Sister Act
Marriott Theatre

Spill
TimeLine Theatre Company

Spinning
Irish Theatre of Chicago

Spring Awakening
Marriott Theatre

Sucker Punch
Victory Gardens Theater

Sunset Baby
TimeLine Theatre Company

Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure
Lookingglass Theatre Company

The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence
Theater Wit

The 39 Steps
Theatre at the Center

The Explorers Club
Windy City Playhouse

The Glass Menagerie
The Hypocrites

The Grapes of Wrath
The Gift Theatre

The Heir Apparent
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

The House That Will Not Stand
Victory Gardens Theater

The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story
First Folio Theatre

The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes
Mercury Theater Chicago

The Matchmaker
Goodman Theatre

The Mutilated
A Red Orchid Theatre

The New Sincerity
Theater Wit

The Odd Couple
Theatre at the Center

The Price
TimeLine Theatre Company

The Producers
Mercury Theater Chicago

The Rainmaker
American Blues Theater

The Revel
The House Theatre of Chicago

The Seagull
The Artistic Home

The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window
Goodman Theatre

The Tempest
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

The Time of Your Life
The Artistic Home

The Unfortunates
SoloChicago Theatre Company

Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight
Windy City Playhouse

Treasure Island
Lookingglass Theatre Company and Berkeley Repertory Theatre

United Flight 232
The House Theatre of Chicago

War Paint
Goodman Theatre

West Side Story
Paramount Theatre

What I Learned in Paris
Congo Square Theatre

Where Did We Sit on the Bus?
Teatro Vista

Xanadu
American Theater Company

Yasmina's Necklace
16th Street Theater

You Can't Take It With You
Northlight Theatre


2018 Non-Equity

Forty-Two Stories
City Lit Theater Company

Never the Milk and Honey
Ma'at Production Association of Afrikan Centered Theater

The Liar
Promethean Theatre Ensemble

2017 Non-Equity

A Wrinkle in Time
Lifeline Theatre

An Anthony Newley-Leslie Bricusse Songbook
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

At Mister Kelly's
Three Cat Productions

At the Table
Broken Nose Theatre

Bat Boy The Musical
Griffin Theatre Company

Betrayal
Raven Theatre

Bobbie Clearly
Steep Theatre Company

By the Bog of Cats
The Artistic Home

Caught
Sideshow Theatre Company

Chagrin Falls
The Agency Theater Collective

Cymbeline
Strawdog Theatre Company

Death of a Salesman
Redtwist Theatre

Distance
Strawdog Theatre Company

Even Longer and Farther Away
The New Colony

Falling
Interrobang Theatre Project

Feral
Ma'at Production Association of Afrikan Centered Theater

Gentle
TUTA Theatre Chicago

good friday
Kristiana Rae Colon and Tara Branham in collaboration with Oracle Productions

Hauptmann
City Lit Theater Company

Haymarket: The Anarchist's Song
Underscore Theatre Company

High Fidelity: The Musical
Refuge Theatre Project

Honky Tonk Angels
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

How We Got On
Haven Theatre Company

Human Terrain
Broken Nose Theatre

In To America
Griffin Theatre Company

Jesus Hopped the ''A'' Train
Eclipse Theatre Company

Merge
The New Colony

Miss Holmes
Lifeline Theatre

Next to Normal
BoHo Theatre

Northanger Abbey
Lifeline Theatre

Oh, Coward!
Dead Writers Theatre Collective

Once in a Lifetime
Strawdog Theatre Company

Our Lady of 121st Street
Eclipse Theatre Company

Peerless
First Floor Theater

Photograph 51
20% Theatre Company Chicago

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert
Pride Films and Plays

Prowess
Jackalope Theatre Company

Red Velvet
Raven Theatre

Resolution
Pride Films and Plays

Rutherford's Travels
Pegasus Theatre Chicago

Scarcity
Redtwist Theatre

Taste
Red Theater Chicago

The Amish Project
Interrobang Theatre Project

The Assembled Parties
Raven Theatre

The Baltimore Waltz
Brown Paper Box Co.

The Body of an American
Stage Left Theatre

The Distance
Haven Theatre Company

The Few
Steep Theatre Company

The Happiest Place on Earth
Greenhouse Theater Center and Sideshow Theatre Company

The House of Blue Leaves
Raven Theatre

The Kid Thing
Nothing Without a Company

The Lion in Winter
Promethean Theatre Ensemble

The Little Flower of East Orange
Eclipse Theatre Company

The Most Happy Fella
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

The North Pool
Interrobang Theatre Project

The Promise of a Rose Garden
Babes With Blades

The Realization of Emily Linder
Redtwist Theatre

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
Trap Door Theatre

The Seedbed
Redtwist Theatre

The Wiz
Kokandy Productions

Tomorrow Morning
Kokandy Productions

Tonya and Nancy: The Rock Opera
Underscore Theatre Company

truth and reconciliation
Sideshow Theatre Company

Urinetown
BoHo Theatre

Venus in Fur
Circle Theatre

Wastwater
Steep Theatre Company

Winterset
Griffin Theatre Company

World Builders
First Floor Theater



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