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Upcoming events hosted by Filament Theatre

Dead Reckoning Theater Co.

For one night only, Dead Reckoning Theatre’s BY MY ACCOUNT will be hosted by Filament Theatre on Friday, June 24 at 8:00pm. Written and performed by Andrew Marchetti, directed by Amber Kelly, soundscape by Callum Grant. Filament fans will remember Andrew Marchetti from “The Snow Queen,” “Cyrano,” “Monster in the Hall” and more!
"BY MY ACCOUNT," is the genuinely-truer-than-you-think story of the most influential, best selling, globe-trotting, pirate of the Golden Age of Sail you've never heard of... and high time he set the record straight! Come hear some astonishing tales from the man himself: William Dampier. BY MY ACCOUNT is intended for adult audiences.

Artemisia Theater

Chicago’s Artemisia Theatre returns to in-person performances in 2022, providing platforms for fiercely feminist viewpoints with new performances focused on women’s empowerment. A staged reading of THE FLOWER and THE FURY, by Alexa Juanita Jordan, performs at Filament Theatre July 14, 15, & 16 at 7:30 pm and July 17 at 3:00 pm. ADMISSION is FREE and every performance will be followed by a dedicated talkback to inspire compassion and social justice for women in our community. The Flower and The Fury follows three pregnant women as they contemplate abortion. Alexa is thrilled to make her debut with Artemisia. She will be in Chicago, leading the audience talkbacks on Friday, July 14 and Sunday, July 17.

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Filament Theatre is supported by the Artswork Fund, The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, The City of Chicago- Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Illinois Arts Council Agency, The MacArthur Foundation, and more!

Projects supported by a Grant of U.S. Department of Treasury funds through the City of Chicago. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Treasury or the City of Chicago.

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