Posts tagged "Timeline Theatre"

EXTENDED Thru Dec 29th "The Normal Heart" (Timeline Theatre): Stunning!

EXTENDED Thru Dec 29th "The Normal Heart" (Timeline Theatre):  Stunning!
TimeLine Theatre presents THE NORMAL HEART. In 1981, The New York Times published an article about ‘a rare cancer’ found in 41 homosexuals.  In 2013, the Center for Disease Control reports 1.1 million Americans are living with the HIV infection.  TimeLine Theatre strives to connect the present with the past.  THE NORMAL HEART chronicles the... Read more »

"Blood and Gifts" (Timeline Theatre): Thrilling, Stinging, Frightening

"Blood and Gifts" (Timeline Theatre):  Thrilling, Stinging, Frightening
TimeLine Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of BLOOD AND GIFTS. Reeling in the aftermath of 9/11, the United States became obsessed hunting weapons of mass destruction and Osama bid Laden.  Across the country, Americans scratched their heads and mused, ‘how did we get here?‘  Playwright J.T. Rogers answers that question by chronicling the 1980’s Soviet-Afghan... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Mercury, Timeline, Modofac with Jim Lynch

Off Book Chats Up Mercury, Timeline, Modofac with Jim Lynch
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “A Grand Night for Singing” at Mercury Theatre and ”Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West” at TimeLine Theatre. Our special guest is Jim Lynch the playwright for “CCX” with Modofac Productions. This February 22, 2013 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance                                                                                                   Shot word of the day: Irish Join us on March 24th, 2pm-5pm, at Marty’s Martini Bar for our fundraiser. No admission costs!  Come and drink martinis (or any beverage) and... Read more »
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"Concerning Strange Devices From The Distant West" (TimeLine Theatre): Provocative Montage

"Concerning Strange Devices From The Distant West" (TimeLine Theatre): Provocative Montage
TimeLine Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of CONCERNING STRANGE DEVICES FROM THE DISTANT WEST.  A Victorian woman stumbles on a photograph. She travels to Japan to grasp the subject matter.  A modern-day art collector goes to Japan in search of vintage photographs.  These pictures are clues to the past and present. Through interpretation, the woman... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Timeline, 500 Clown, Red Orchid, New Colony, and More

Off Book Chats Up Timeline, 500 Clown, Red Orchid, New Colony, and More
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “The Opponent” at A Red Orchid Theatre, “Down and Derby” by The New Colony and “Porn” by Theatre-Y.  Special Guests:  Director William Brown, Actor Nate Burger and Actor Steve Haggard for “Wasteland” at Timeline Theatre and Producing Artistic Director Adrian Danzig with 500 Clown .  Plus, we have two new “Got A Minute” segments from our guests’ current shows. This November 16, 2012... Read more »

"Wasteland" (TimeLine Theatre): Inconceivable Suffering with Gritty Realism

"Wasteland" (TimeLine Theatre):  Inconceivable Suffering with Gritty Realism
TimeLine Theatre presents the world premiere of WASTELAND.  It’s the Vietnam War. Joe is an American soldier.  He is being held captive in an underground prison.  He never sees anyone.  His food is even dropped from the unseen opening into his pit of despair.  He is in solitary confinement. And he is in hell.  One... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up the Fall Season, Abraham Werewolf, Rivendell, TimeLine and More

Off Book Chats Up the Fall Season, Abraham Werewolf, Rivendell, TimeLine and More
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Spirits to Enforce” by Abraham Werewolf Theatre, “33 Variations” by TimeLine Theatre  and “Wrens” by Rivendell Theatre.  And Off Book talks with special guestTony Adler, Culture Editor at The Reader about the 2012 Fall season. And of course, we have a new Got A Minute? segment from a local playwright. MARTY’S MARTINI BAR September 30th, 2pm – 5pm 1511 W. Balmoral... Read more »

"33 Variations" (Timeline Theatre): Evocative Sonata with Upbeat Tempo and Lingering Finish

"33 Variations" (Timeline Theatre):  Evocative Sonata with Upbeat Tempo and Lingering Finish
Back in the eighties, I worked at Bressler’s 33 Flavors Ice Cream store.  The more obscure Bressler’s proudly pushed being two up from the leading competitor Baskin Robins 31 Flavors. Butter pecan to rainbow sherbet, we had what anyone craved.  So, I always thought it was funny when someone, without even looking at the menu... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Red Tape, Rivendell, Timeline, Redtwist, New Leaf and more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Elephant Graveyard” at RedTape Theatre, “The Cripple of Inishmaan” atRedtwist Theatre, “My Kind of Town” at TimeLine Theatre, and “Arcadia”at New Leaf Theatre. And we chat with special guests, James Palmer, Artistic Director at RedTape Theatre, Carrie Drapac, Ensemble Member at RedTape Theatre, Tara Mallen, Founder and Artistic Director of Rivendell Theatre.... Read more »
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Off Book Chats Up Raven, TimeLine, Writers, Signal ATC, AFT, Children's & More

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Treasured Stories by Eric Carle” by Chicago Children’s Theater at Victory Gardens, ”Hostage Song” at Signal Ensemble Theatre, “Rent” at American Theater Company with About Face Theatre, and ”A Little Night Music” at Writers Theatre.  Our special guests are Michael Menendian from Raven Theatre and PJ Powers from Timeline Theatre. And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. This May 18, 2012 episode... Read more »