Your support today …
helps us make history tomorrow!

TimeLine is Chicago’s only theatre with a mission to present stories inspired by history to explore the issues that affect us today. We believe that live performance intimately connects us by sparking dialogue and reflection in pursuit of a better tomorrow. At the center of this mission is you



Charitable contributions are the lifeblood of nonprofit theatres like TimeLine. With ticket sales covering only a portion of our annual income, donations from our community are vital to sustaining the work we do. 

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Your donation to TimeLine enables us to:

  • Create impactful, high quality artistic experiences. Your generosity helps to feature Chicago’s best talent, support exciting new works, and explore stories that challenge audiences and artists alike. 
  • Spark the curiosity of young artists through our arts education programs. Where the next generation of Chicago artists encounter the power of theatre, working with some of the most dynamic artists in the city to utilize theatre as a vehicle for self-exploration, social justice, and change.
  • Strengthen our infrastructure to support a growing organization. We’re building capacity by investing in our organizational resources and our people as we plan for a sustainable next era in our future home in Uptown. 


There are several ways to make a contribution: 


Make a one-time gift, or consider a recurring donation—a contribution given automatically monthly or quarterly. It’s quick and easy to make a donation of any amount online now!

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Please call Leah Taylor, Development Coordinator, at 773.281.8463 x118


Download our donation form and send with your contribution to:
TimeLine Theatre Company
615 W. Wellington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
ATTN: Development Department

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If you would like to donate a gift of stock, please contact Rosie Schultz, Director of Donor Engagement, at 773.281.8463 x126 or to provide the information needed to complete the transfer.


TimeLine is honored to acknowledge the thoughtful donors who have made us a beneficiary of their planned giving arrangements. These gifts help ensure the company’s longevity and success in the years to come. If you have made TimeLine Theatre a beneficiary of your estate, please contact Rosie Schultz, Director of Donor Engagement, at 773.281.8463 x126 or, so that we may appropriately recognize your generous support.

Pictured above (from left): Gabrielle Lott-Rogers and Mildred Marie Langford in Boulevard of Bold Dreams, 2023.