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It was all I could do to keep from leaping to my feet to applaud various segments during each act... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Best theatre in Chicago (which is saying a lot)

We saw the US premiere of The Last Wife and highly recommend it, as well as most productions at... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio
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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
615 W Wellington Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-5305
Lake View East
+1 773-281-8463
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 8 September 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank John O
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

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
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TimeLineTheatre, General Manager at TimeLine Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Hi David, 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!

Reviewed 23 November 2015

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

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

I love TimeLine. They do 4 plays a year in a small theatre in Lincoln Park/Boystown that always open one's mind and provide learning on some subject. It really is the best theatre in Chicago!

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank PJV1426
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Amazing play…you can't stop listening for a moment, and you don't want to. The interactive displays about the issues in the lobby help fill in the blanks. Amazing theater!

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Simone M
Reviewed 17 August 2014

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

Date of experience: September 2013
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