WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.The Naomi Iizuka play, Concerning Strange Devices From the Distant West, runs at Timeline Theatre through April 14th. The multi-layered work follows various characters in different historical eras as they stumble across photos that lead them through Japan and events in their own lives. We’ll preview the play with P.J. Powers, Timeline’s Artistic Director, and actor Tiffany Villarin.