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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 Name is Asher Lev opens at Stage 773 this week!). In our 2014-2017 Strategic Plan, our Board of Directors, Company and Staff committed to a goal of obtaining a new ...
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What a year!

What a year 2013 was! TimeLine was involved in five productions in three venues during the year, a diverse selection of plays that included Naomi Iizuka’s Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West, J.T. Rogers’ Blood and Gifts and Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the ...
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Extending the streak

The close of TimeLine’s 15th Anniversary season is fast approaching and the end of our fiscal year on June 30 is days away. This season seemed to fly by. It was our busiest yet with 107 additional performances, more than 800 new subscribers and 10,000 ...
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TimeLine Theatre: 15 years

On Friday night, TimeLine celebrated our 15th Anniversary with a huge party at the Hotel InterContinental Chicago — Step Into Time: 1962 welcomed 300 guests to reflect on the 15 incredible years that have brought TimeLine from humble beginnings to where it is today. At ...
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Congratulations, Chicago theatre!

TimeLine’s Company Members (from left): Juliet Hart, David Parkes, PJ Powers, Ben Thiem, Nick Bowling, Janet Ulrich Brooks and Lara Goetsch at the 2011 Equity Jeff Awards. Last night the entire TimeLine Company, members of the Board of Directors and representatives from all four of ...
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A terrific day in New York

Getting up at 4 am is not my idea of starting a day off right. By a longshot. But I made an exception one week ago, and it was more than worth it. Why the early rise? I was headed, along with TimeLine Managing Director Elizabeth Auman, to New York City for a luncheon for the American Theatre Wing National Theatre Company Grants. TimeLine was among 10 emerging companies chosen nationally (and the only Chicago ...
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Remembering 9/11

The kick-off to TimeLine’s 2011-12 season has been busier than ever before, with two shows opening at two different venues, A Walk in the Woods at Theater Wit and The Pitmen Painters at our home on Wellington Avenue). I couldn’t be more proud of each of ...
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17 nominations

It’s been a big week at TimeLine!  A Walk in the Woods is underway at Theater Wit, The Pitmen Painters starts in just a few days, and on Wednesday the Joseph Jefferson Committee announced that TimeLine has matched the Goodman Theatre’s total of most nominations ...
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TimeLine’s All Star

A few months ago, TimeLine Artistic Director PJ Powers had a special plea for the readers of this blog: Vote online to help him become one of 25 “All Star” former guests of WTTW’s “Check, Please!” restaurant review show to be invited back for the ...
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Company of the Year!

On the eve of Christmas Eve, texts and emails started flying among TimeLine’s staff, Company and Board members, as news broke that Terry Teachout had named TimeLine his “Company of the Year” in The Wall Street Journal.  Wow! Amidst the congratulations and messages of thanks ...
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