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A season of giving

As we celebrate this season of giving and take a moment to feel gratitude for life’s gifts, TimeLine would like to acknowledge and thank all those who attended performances of A Shayna Maidel and Master Class this fall and contributed to various organizations making a difference in the community. Lobby exhibit highlighting community organizations during “A Shayna Maidel.” Throughout the run of A Shayna Maidel, TimeLine highlighted six community organizations doing work around themes represented ...
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Announcing a site for our new home

What a momentous moment! This week, TimeLine completed the purchase of property located at 5033–5035 North Broadway Avenue in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The property, which encompasses a five-story, 45,120-square-foot warehouse building plus a vacant lot near the corner of Broadway and Argyle, is planned as ...
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Early history of 5035 Broadway

Engraving at top of 5035 N. Broadway, showing name of the building’s original owner. The building located at 5035 North Broadway in Chicago, purchased in December 2018 to be the site of TimeLine’s future home, was built in the 1910s by W.C. Reebie & Brother, ...
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New faces at TimeLine

The TimeLine family is expanding! We’re so pleased to announce the addition of several new artists and community leaders to our ranks. Chicago artists Tyla Abercrumbie, Will Allan, Wardell Julius Clark, Charles Andrew Gardner, and Anish Jethmalani have been named TimeLine Company Members, effective immediately. ...
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Inside A SHAYNA MAIDEL with playwright Barbara Lebow

                 Playwright Barbara Lebow During the rehearsal process for A Shayna Maidel, dramaturg Deborah Blumenthal spoke with playwright Barbara Lebow about her process creating the play and its resonance in today’s world. Learn more about the powerful play in her ...
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Rooted in Greatness

TimeLine is proud to be part of a very special new public art project that launched this week: Rooted in Greatness—a first-of-its-kind video art exhibit showcasing and honoring noteworthy Illinoisans. Three trees on the McCormick Square campus display famous Illinoisans in the new public art exhibit “Rooted in Greatness.” Since Illinois’ inception 200 years ago, countless individuals have made their mark on the state. To celebrate Illinois’ bicentennial, Rooted in Greatness honors individuals who have ...
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