The 2016 Season

Filament Theatre’s ninth season brings community engagement to a new level. Whether exploring the neighborhood on bikes or partnering with local restaurants Filament finds unexpected theatricality in everyday spaces. We look forward to sharing these experiences with you!

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PINOCCHIO: a Folk Musical

January 22 – March 6

Adapted and Composed by Tyler Beattie
Based on the stories of Carlo Collodi
Directed by Scott Ferguson

Filament brings its immersive multi-generational theatrical eye to this childhood favorite! Children of all ages will be delighted and filled with joy by this expansive, freewheeling, folk musical adaptation of the beloved story.

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SHERLOCK HOLMES & the Mystery of Portage Park

May 21 – July 23

By Jessica Wright Buha
Inspired by the Sherlock mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed by Christian Libonati

Sherlock Holmes needs your help! Travel by foot or on bicycle throughout the neighborhood, interviewing witnesses and finding clues to save the Northwest Side from a sinister plot.

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A Culinary Collaboration at Community Tavern

Sept 24 – Oct 3
Only 6 Seatings!

Adapted by Andrew J. Lampl
Based on the book by Cynthia Rylant
Directed by Julie Ritchey

An immersive culinary theatrical experience in partnership with Community Tavern!

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