Noel (A Christmas Poem)

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Noel   Bristles of jade spear my fingers and hands– tiny droplets of blood stain my skin– green and red– must be Christmas time again.   Each year the same confusion and bustle…   Putting up the tree– first the hell of picking it out (god i’m cold it’s too small no that one’s too […]

Timeline Theatre announces purchase of Uptown property as future home

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Chicago, IL, December 21, 2018 – TimeLine Theatre Company is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of property located at 5033–5035 North Broadway Avenue in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The property, which encompasses a five-story, 45,120-square-foot warehouse building plus a vacant lot near the corner of Broadway and Argyle, is planned as the […]

CST’S “Midsummer Night’s Dream” perfect to warm midwinter nights

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Review by Karen Topham, American Theatre Critics Association member; photo by Liz Lauren. Singing and dancing fairies. Giant Hieronymus Bosch-influenced flowers. A Puck who appears in midair. Half-naked lovers. A gigantic sluice in the middle of the forest. Joe Dowling’s tenth time directing Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream brings the classic comedy into the 21st […]