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Allie’s Gift 2014

The Filament Theatre Ensemble is now accepting applications for the fourth annual Allie’s Gift, a financial award granted annually to an emerging Chicago theatre artists to help subsidize the costs of career-related …

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Ten Pass

Filament is launching TenPass, an annual flex ticket that allows you to see up to ten shows a year for only $100! That means…

The 2014 TenPass is good for the …

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It’s Coming!

  SAVE THE DATE!

Coming to you live on December 14th at 7:00.
Portage Park’s newest Christmas tradition:
The Second Annual

FILAMENT HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA!

Featuring a live overdub of A Charlie Brown Christmas and How …

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What a Year It’s Been!

As 2013 gets underway, we at Filament are reflecting on all the incredible gifts that 2012 brought. We are incredibly grateful to you, our audiences and supporters, for making this …

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Mama Knows Best

In this post, we’ll take a look at Mama Lillie, the first of two important women in Hank’s life and career.  We also have the pleasure of introducing you to …

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Hank and his Tutor

In today’s blog post we examine the relationship between Hank Williams and his mentor Rufus Payne, known as Tee-Tot. Hank’s problems with his back (which we will explore in Hank’s …

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Montgomery’s Largest Crowd

In today’s blog entry we examine Hank’s fans and look into what is was about Mr. Williams that had the country so enthralled, even now. Then we introduce you to …

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Meet The Band

We continue our on-going blog series on the life and music of Hank Williams and our production of Hank Williams: Lost Highway. In this post we are excited to introduce …

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The Drifting Cowboys

Welcome to Filament’s on-going blog series, providing insight into the world of Hank Williams, both the real-life man and the production of Hank Williams: Lost Highway coming to the Athenaeum …

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Announcing Allie’s Gift 2012

The Filament Theatre Ensemble is thrilled to announce that the 2012 recipient of Allie’s Gift is Vanessa Valliere.

Vanessa is a theatre artist with a diverse background including acting, physical theatre …

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A Fragile Memory

We’ve been receiving many questions from audience members about how we arrived at the portrayal of Angus’s memory loss in our production of Michael Healey’s The Drawer Boy.  It has …

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The Drawer Boy

We of the Filament Theatre Ensemble would love to invite you to our JEFF RECOMMENDED production!

The Drawer Boy
by Michael Healey

Produced in collaboration with The Den Theatre and performed at The …

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One Year Later

Artistic Director Julie Ritchey reflects on 2011, and our dear friend Allison Powell.

To say that I am grateful for the many blessings that filled this last year would be an …

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Sustain Filament 2011

What a year it has been!

Thanks to you, Filament has become an emerging leader in sustainable theatrical production. Our work has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, …

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Waste Not Want Not

Marketing Director Peter Oyloe explores some thoughts on our everyday use of plastics in a very consumer-centric society. What are the effects and what can be done to offset the …

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