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Plays by Dominique Morisseau, Kate Hennig Set for TimeLine Theatre Company Season

The Chicago-based theater announces its 2016-17 lineup.

Dominique Morisseau's Paradise Blue will receive its Midwest premiere at TimeLine Theatre Company.
(© Allison Stock)

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced its 2016-17 season, which will include two Chicago premieres.

First up, in August-October, is the Chicago premiere of Stephen Sachs' Bakersfield Mist, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox. TimeLine company member Janet Ulrich Brooks and TimeLine associate artist Mike Nussbaum will head the company, with the production to be presented at Stage 773.

Next up is the American premiere of Kate Hennig's The Last Wife, a modern take on the story of Katherine Parr, sixth wife to England's King Henry VIII. Directed by TimeLine associate artistic director Nick Bowling, it will run September-December.

The Chicago premiere of A Disappearing Number, originally conceived and directed by Simon McBurney and devised by Complicité, will be presented January-April. The new production will be directed by Nick Bowling.

Last, the Midwest premiere of Dominique Morisseau's Paradise Blue, directed by TimeLine company member Ron O.J. Parson, will run May-July. TimeLine company member Mildred Marie Langford and TimeLine associate artist Tyla Abercrumbie will be featured in the company.

For information on TimeLine Theatre's current-season productions, click here.