Joining the flood of season annoucements this week, Chicago's TimeLine Theatre said it will stage one world premiere and three Chicago premieres as part of its 2012-13 slate.
The world premiere will be "Wasteland" by Susan Felder, directed by William Brown, a piece about two soliders caputured in Vietnam. It will be staged Oct. 13 to Dec. 30 at TimeLine Theatre (615 W. Wellington Ave.).
Chicago premieres include the Moises Kaufman Broadway play "33 Variations," a piece about the composer Ludwig van Beethoven that will star Terry Hamilton and Janet Ulrich Brooks. Nick Bowling directs the piece, which will be presented Aug. 23 to Oct. 21 at Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont Ave.).
In 2013 at Timeline, Lisa Portes will direct the Chicago premiere of "Concerning Strange Devices From the Distant West" by Naomi Iizuka, Jan. 15 to April 14. And the season ends with J.T. Rogers' widely acclaimed political thriller "Blood and Gifts," directed by Bowling and slated for April 30 to July 28.