TimeLine Theatre Company


PJ Powers, Artistic Director

Elizabeth K. Auman, Managing Director

Nick Bowling, Associate Artistic Director

Ben Thiem, Literary Manager

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Submission Policy:

Headshot/resume by mail. No electronic submissions, email inquiries, or phone calls.

Script Submissions:
Accept full length play and musical submissions year-round from literary agents and theatre professionals with whom the theater has an existing professional relationship. Does not accept unsolicited material.

The only exception to this is that, in recognition of our commitment to fostering local voices, we invite unrepresented writers in the Chicagoland area to submit a brief bio, statement of how their play fits TimeLine's mission, short synopsis, and 10 pages of sample dialogue during the months of July and August only.

Email submissions are strongly preferred and may be sent to [email protected] No phone calls. If you must mail your submission, send your materials to the attention of our Literary Manager, Ben Thiem.

Theater Types:

Equity, Classical, Contemporary Plays


TimeLine Theatre Company presents stories inspired by history that connect with today's social and political issues. Our collaborative artistic team produces provocative theatre and educational programs that engage, entertain, and enlighten.