Too Heavy for Your Pocket
Runs Apr 24 – Jun 29, 2019
From the playwright recently named one of “Tomorrow’s Marquee Names, Now in the Making” by The New York Times comes this captivating tale about the intersection of family, responsibility, and progress at the height of the Civil Rights Movement.
Runs Sep 10 – Oct 20, 2019
OSLO is a remarkable story about the unlikely friendships, quiet heroics, and sheer determination that pushed two foes to reach something neither thought truly possible—peace. When the Israeli …
Rutherford and Son
Runs Nov 06, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020
Named one of the “100 plays of the century” by the Royal National Theatre, Githa Sowerby’s rarely produced family drama is a smart and absorbing twist on a …
Kill Move Paradise
Runs Feb 12 – Apr 05, 2020
James Ijames’ New York Times Critic Pick play is a powerful and provocative reflection on recent events, illustrating the possibilities of collective transformation and radical acts of joy.
Drama, New Work
Runs May 06 – Jun 27, 2020
Developed through TimeLine’s Playwrights Collective, this world premiere is a startling and vibrant look at the secrets we keep to protect the ones we love most.
After the death …
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TimeLine Theatre Company, named among the nation’s top emerging theatres (American Theatre Wing, 2011), Best Theatre in Chicago (Chicago magazine, 2011) and “Company of the Year” (The Wall Street Journal, 2010), was founded in 1997 with a mission to present stories inspired by history that connect with today’s social and political issues. Over 19 seasons, TimeLine has presented more than 60 productions and also launched its Living History Education Program in Chicago Public Schools. The company has been recognized for excellence in management and strategic planning, and has received 52 Jeff Awards, including 11 for Outstanding Production.