Michael Healey, The Drawer Boy, Canada, Chicago, Theatre, Theater, Julie Ritchey, Marco Minichiello, Will Kinnear, Nick Polus, The Den Theatre, Wicker Parkby Michael Healey

Directed by Julie Ritchey*

January 19 thru February 25,  2012
Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30PM
Sundays at 3:00PM

The Den Theatre
1333 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622


Join Filament Theatre Ensemble and The Den Theatre Ensemble for The Drawer Boythe award winning play by Michael Healey inspired by the Theatre Passe Muraille’s landmark production of The Farm ShowThe Drawer Boy examines the relationship between two WWII veterans whose lives are turned upside down when a young actor visits their farm to gather research for a play. What starts off quite innocently unfolds into a powerful journey as the two older men rebuild the story of their lives, the truth of which had long been left unspoken.

Praise for The Drawer Boy:


Five Stars!” – Around the Town Chicago

A moving, subtle drama…flawlessly performed.” -Chicago Critic

Heartfelt…Like looking through the scrapbook of someone you don’t know.” -David Zak


Will Kinnear, Nick Polus, Marco Minichello*

Production Team:

Michael Healey (Playwright), Julie Ritchey* (Director), Noel Huntzinger (Costume Design), Chad Bianchi (Scenic Design), Melissa Schlesinger (Sound Designer), Will Dean (Lighting Designer), Kati Sweaney (Dramaturge), Luke Heiden* (Assistant Director), Jen Bukovsky (Stage Manager), Kris Kontour (Technical Director), Ryan Martin (The Den Theatre Artistic Director), Jane Phillips* (Production Manager), Peter Oyloe* (Filament Marketing Director, Graphic Design, Photography), Sid Branca (The Den Theatre Marketing Assistant)

*Denotes member of the Filament Theatre Ensemble

Directions to The Den Theatre:

Production Photos:

-All Photos and Graphic Design by Peter Oyloe-

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