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5 Finalists Named in the Great Gay Screenplay Contest

Congratulations JB Berg, Barry Brennessel, Chris Halligan, James Rosenfield, and John Woodard! This fall, Pride Films and Plays developmental work with writers from around the country continues with Gay Film Weekend for new screenplay development. Five finalists- Chris Halligan, James Rosenfield, Barry Brennessel, John Woodard, and JB Berg – have been named in PFP’s Great…


Donna McKechnie is Simply Sensational!

Tony Award Winner Donna McKechnie Headlines And Dean Richards Hosts Simply Sensational: Legends An All-Star Annual Benefit for Pride Films and Plays October 20 at Stage 773 Pride Films and Plays annual fall benefit Simply Sensational: Legends will reach new heights this year when Tony Award Winner Donna McKechnie headlines the event on October 20….

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‘The Submission’ by Jeff Talbott

Pride Films and Plays is thrilled to follow up its sold-out Jeff Recommended run of Terrence McNally’s Some Men with the Chicago premiere of The Submission by Jeff Talbott, winner of the 2011 Laurent’s/Hatcher Award and the Outer Circle’s John Gassner Award for Best New Play in 2012. The dynamic new work runs October 12…

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‘The Book of Merman’ by Leo Schwartz

Pride Films and Plays announces that Sam Button-Harrison* and Dan Gold join Libby Lane* as the cast of The Book of Merman, a new musical comedy by Jeff Award-winning playwright Leo Schwartz. The show opens on January 17, 2015 at Mary’s Attic, 5400 North Clark Street.  When two Mormons ring a doorbell marked E.M. in…