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TimeLine Theatre Company presents stories inspired by history that connect with today's social and political issues. Founded in 1997 and located in Chicago's Lakeview East neighborhood, TimeLine is the recipient of 52 Jeff Awards, which signify...more
We went for the first time to the TimeLine theater and enjoyed our experience. The theater was very small and intimate without a bad seat in the house. Staff was welcoming and appreciative that we came. The theater features plays inspired by history. We will...More
It was all I could do to keep from leaping to my feet to applaud various segments during each act. This theater company is superb. Close in seating adds to the engagement with the actors. The scene between the Queen and PM Thatcher was the...More
This was our first TimeLine theater experience and we were delighted. This is a small theater located in the middle of a Chicago neighborhood. Many in the audience lived in the area and were longtime subscribers. The theater is open seating so we got there...More
A group of eight us enjoyed the Timeline Theatre production of "A Disappearing Number" on March 20,2017.
The actors were superb and the use of space for the play was very creative. Good usage of audio, visual and 3D props to get a rather conceptual...More
We saw the US premiere of The Last Wife and highly recommend it, as well as most productions at TimeLine. I particularly like going on a Sunday when there is a discussion afterwards and one can hear from the director, the actors, or the author....More
Our group of six bought tickets at Hot Tix. We took a taxi, had some bad traffic and arrived about 7 minutes late. They were unable to seat us, so we sat in the lobby and watched a TV using headphones. The play and performance...More
Date of experience: July 2016
TimeLineTheatre, General Manager at TimeLine Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2016
Sorry you ran into our late seating policy, but we appreciate you rolling with it! Thanks for attending a show at TimeLine, we're glad your experience was overall positive. Hope to see you at the theatre soon!
My husband and I have started to keep our eyes out for any new production at Timeline Theatre. We love that it is contemporary, often politically-inspired, and very intimate in its productions and space. Most recently we enjoyed the marvelous Mike Nussbaum and equally wonderfully...More
Unbelievable theater. I came here to see A Raisin in the Sun. It was my first show at Timeline; I knew this was a classic theater piece, was set in Chicago, at a theater is wanted to visit for years (since their premiered of The...More