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Announcing the 2017-2018 Season

For the past 20 years, TimeLine has brought you inspiring, captivating, and groundbreaking work igniting conversations about our place in history. We are incredibly proud to be continuing that trend with our 21st season. This spectacular season will feature two Chicago premieres, a new TimeLine production of a Tony Award-nominated hit; and the first world premiere developed through TimeLine’s Playwrights Collective. Introducing TimeLine’s 2017-2018 Season: – The Chicago premiere of THE AUDIENCE by Peter Morgan, the imagined story of ...
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Playwrights Collective, Round Two

TimeLine is overjoyed to announce the four playwrights who will be in residence during 2017 and 2018 with the Playwrights Collective, our new-play incubator. Tyla Abercrumbie, Will Allan, Maureen Gallagher, and Calamity West ave been named to the Playwrights Collective, joining the ranks of inaugural Playwrights ...
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Trumbull Project Update

Today it was announced via 40th Ward Alderman Patrick O’Connor that TimeLine has ended our involvement with developer Svigos Asset Management’s project to renovate the Lyman Trumbull Elementary School in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. It had previously been announced in August 2015 that Svigos had won ...
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Welcome Maggie!

Maggie Fullilove-Nugent TimeLine is pleased to announce that Maggie Fullilove-Nugent is the company’s new Production Manager, effective today! Maggie replaces Josephine Kearns, who is stepping aside to focus on other projects after serving as a Stage Manager at TimeLine beginning in 2007, then as Production ...
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An investment in TimeLine’s future

Today is a very big day for TimeLine Theatre Company. Today it was announced that TimeLine has been awarded the prestigious MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The foundation does not seek or accept nominations for this award, which “recognizes exceptional nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated ...
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Expanding the Family

Big news! TimeLine is expanding our core artistic team of Company Members, welcoming new Associate Artists, and adding to our Board of Directors. We’re thrilled to announce that Chicago artists Behzad Dabu and Ron OJ Parson have been named Company Members, effective immediately. Ron OJ Parson (left) and Behzad Dabu Company Members are the artistic leaders of TimeLine, working together to shape the artistic vision and choose the programming for the organization. A creative force around Chicago for more than ...
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Happy 100th, Mr. Miller

Welcome to TimeLine’s 19th season! Today we open The Price, commemorating the 100th birthday of the celebrated playwright Arthur Miller this fall. This marks the third time that we’ve presented one of this master’s plays, following up on two of TimeLine’s most acclaimed productions—The Crucible ...
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Latest Trumbull News

Over the last year, TimeLine has publicly expressed an interest (see below) in the Trumbull School building in Andersonville at the corner of Ashland and Foster Avenues. This evening, Alderman Patrick O’Connor announced that Svigos Development has been named the winner of the bidding process ...
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A Trumbull update

UPDATE: The community meeting originally scheduled on Thursday, November 13 has been postponed. The meeting will now take place on Monday, November 24 at 6 pm at Trumbull School. For further details, please visit our website … As we shared on this blog a few ...
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News about a potential new home

As we’ve shared over the past few years, TimeLine has been outgrowing our home at 615 W. Wellington Avenue. For the past four seasons, we have performed one play each year at an alternate venue to accommodate rapidly growing audiences (our 18th season opener My ...
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