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TimeLine Theatre

615 W Wellington Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-5305
+1 773-281-8463
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First time at this intimate theatre

A group of eight us enjoyed the Timeline Theatre production of "A Disappearing Number" on March... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
John O
Lake Zurich, Illinois
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 27 September 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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615 W Wellington Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-5305
+1 773-281-8463
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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

Thank John O
Reviewed 27 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

Thank PJV1426
Reviewed 18 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

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TimeLineTheatre, General Manager at TimeLine Theatre, responded to this review

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

Thank AnneLRooney
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!

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!

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

1  Thank Schuyler P
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I read Sean O'Casey's play Juno and the Paycock in graduate school, but I had never seen the musical version called Juno of this famous realistic Irish play about the civil war in Ireland in the 1920s. TimeLine Theatre's production had great acting, great singing,...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We saw the play Juno in this very intimate theater, seats about a hundred I'd say. The play was somewhat dark, but the actors were fabulous . They were so good at times it was hard to understand their Irish accents. The voices were strong...More

Thank CarolinaTraveler
Reviewed 7 October 2013

I've had annual subscriptions for up to five Chicago theaters over the past dozen years. My favorite is Timeline. This tiny, church basement theater consistently delivers thoughtful, well-acted and cleverly staged productions of history and political plays. For example, it premiered "Blood and Gifts" (how...More

2  Thank Brent45
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