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Closed October 20, 2019

J. T. Rogers's "Oslo" an against-the-odds story of international peacemaking, is undeniably a big play, as expansive and ambitious as any in recent Broadway history.

New York Times

Why See Oslo?


Historical, Political, Personal

Following a Tony Award-winning Broadway run and critically lauded West End stint in 2017, J. T. Rogers' powerful political thriller is brought to life in Chicago in the hands of local non-profit theater company TimeLine. Showing at the Windy City's Broadway Playhouse for a strictly limited four week run this fall, the city-wide premiere puts faces and lives to the names that populate our history books, especially those behind the previously confidential, true-life negotiations of between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization in the run up to the Oslo Peace Accords of the early 1990s. 

Whilst set against a sweeping historical landscape, Rogers' story is deeply personal, inspiring and surprisingly funny. It centers on Norwegian sociologist Terje Rod-Larsen and his foreign diplomat wife Mona Juul, two seemingly normal people who would become the quiet heroes of the Oslo negotiations. Able to bring people together in secretive back-channel manoeuvresc, Terje and Juul facilitated high level communications with the Norwegian Prime minister and what began in a castle in a forrest outside of Oslo ended in a symbolic handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization Yassar Arafat. 

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Previews from: 10 September 2019

Opening night: 10 September 2019

Run time

2 hours and 45 minutes with an intermission

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