There are many ways support our biggest fundraiser of the year!


Donations with your ticket reservation in any amount make a difference! Plus, please check out these sponsorship packages to enjoy additional perks before, during, and after the event.

All net proceeds benefit the mission and programs of TimeLine Theatre.


$10,000
Step Into TimeLine: Back to Our Future Gold Sponsor

*Tax-deductible portion: $9,760

  • Access to a virtual after-party the night of the event with TimeLine VIPs, for you and up to 10 of your friends
  • Access to your choice of one of the following exclusive TimeLine experiences hosted by Artistic Director PJ Powers or Associate Director Nick Bowling, for you and up to 7 friends:
    • Take a deep dive into one of the hit shows from TimeLine’s archives with PJ or Nick as your virtual tour guide! Revisit an old favorite or explore something you missed with an insider’s perspective. A limited number of dates, times, and shows are available.
    • Take a one-hour online scene study class with Nick and a TimeLine Company Member. With your help, Nick will choose a role for you and coach you through a performance for an audience of your friends. A TimeLine Company Member will join in as your scene partner to help you shine like a star!  
    • Experiences must be redeemed by May 31, 2021.
  • Verbal recognition as Step Into TimeLine Gold Sponsor during the event.
  • Recognition as a Step Into TimeLine Gold Sponsor on the event invitation emails, invitation website, event program and end credits, and donor listings on TimeLine’s web site.
  • Our catering partner will provide you with a gourmet dinner for two, delivered to your home March 12, along with a themed specialty cocktail. Meal delivery radius limited to metro Chicago.
  • A pack of special TimeLine party favors to show off your support for the theatre.
  • An invitation to our pre-party VIP toast, for you and a guest.
  • A special TimeLine-themed background image to use with Zoom or other online meeting apps.
  • A year’s worth of donor benefits including invitations to Cocktails with the Company Members, History Makers Celebration, and Donor Breakfast.

$5,000
Step Into TimeLine: Back to Our Future Silver Sponsor

*Tax-deductible portion: $4,760

  • Step into the shoes of a Living History student with access to an exclusive one-hour online workshop hosted by TimeLine Company Member and co-founder, Juliet Hart, for you and up to 3 friends. Learn how we’re working with students in this virtual era and gain insight into the Living History experience in a semi-private small group setting. Limited dates and times available between March and May 2021.  
  • Recognition as a Step Into TimeLine Silver Sponsor on the event invitation emails, invitation website, event program and end credits, and donor listings on TimeLine’s web site.
  • Our catering partner will provide you with a gourmet dinner for two, delivered to your home March 12, along with a themed specialty cocktail. Meal delivery radius limited to metro Chicago.
  • An invitation to our pre-party VIP toast.
  • A special TimeLine-themed background image to use with Zoom or other online meeting apps.
  • A pack of special TimeLine party favors to show off your support for the theatre.
  • A year’s worth of donor benefits including invitations to Cocktails with the Company Members, History Makers Celebration, and Donor Breakfast.

$2,500
Step Into TimeLine: Back to Our Future Bronze Sponsor

*Tax-deductible portion: $2,390

  • An invitation to our pre-party VIP toast.
  • A special TimeLine-themed background image to use with Zoom or other online meeting apps.
  • Recognition as a Step Into TimeLine Bronze Sponsor in the event program and end credits, and donor listings on TimeLine’s web site.
  • A pack of special TimeLine party favors to show off your support for the theatre.
  • A year’s worth of donor benefits including invitations to Cocktails with the Company Members, History Makers Celebration, and Donor Breakfast.

$100
Step Into TimeLine: Back to Our Future Ticket Sponsor

*Tax-deductible portion: $100

  • An invitation to our pre-party toast.
  • A special TimeLine-themed background image to use with Zoom or other online meeting apps.
  • Recognition as a Step Into TimeLine Sponsor in the event program and end credits, and donor listings on TimeLine’s web site.

$3,500
Step Into TimeLine: Back to Our Future Exclusive Technology Sponsor [SOLD OUT]

*Tax-deductible portion: $3,390

A virtual event requires new software and extra technical staff to ensure the highest possible production values. Underwrite the technology infrastructure supporting our event and receive the following benefits:

  • Access to a virtual after-party the night of the event with TimeLine VIPs, for you and up to 3 of your friends
  • An invitation to our pre-party VIP toast.
  • A special TimeLine-themed background image to use with Zoom or other online meeting apps.
  • Verbal recognition as the Step Into TimeLine Technology Sponsor during the event.
  • Recognition as the Step Into TimeLine Technology Sponsor in the event program and end credits, and donor listings on TimeLine’s web site.
  • A pack of special TimeLine party favors to show off your support for the theatre.
  • Opportunity to include a promotional insert in party favor pack.
  • A year’s worth of donor benefits including invitations to Cocktails with the Company Members, History Makers Celebration, and Donor Breakfast.

$1,500
Step Into TimeLine: Back to Our Future Exclusive Cocktail Sponsor [SOLD OUT]

*Tax-deductible portion: $1,360

Support the development of a special themed cocktail from our friends at The Long Room to make the evening more festive!

  • Specialty cocktail for two delivered to your home before the event.
  • An invitation to our pre-party VIP toast.
  • A special TimeLine-themed background image to use with Zoom or other online meeting apps.
  • Recognition as the Step Into TimeLine Cocktail Sponsor in the event program and end credits, and donor listings on TimeLine’s web site.
  • A pack of special TimeLine party favors to show off your support for the theatre.
  • A year’s worth of donor benefits including invitations to Cocktails with the Company Members, History Makers Celebration, and Donor Breakfast.

To purchase a sponsorship at any level, visit our Back to our Future Donation Page or add-on when you Make Your Reservation for the event.

For further information about any package, please reach out to Director of Development Kimberly Montroy at kimberlyl@timelinetheatre.com or (773) 281-8463 x26.

*All sponsorships are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law

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