ALTERED BOY – Garrett Allain’s hit show of 2017 Nerd Comedy Festival – to play throughout the holiday season in The Buena

One-man musical and comedy show to open November 24 for a six-week engagement He’s Catholic, he’s gay – what could go wrong? ALTERED BOY follows the life of Garrett, a good little Catholic boy who says his prayers, makes good grades, performs in school plays, and wins participation trophies for recreational sports. As he gains […]

Broadway’s NICK ADAMS will headline PFP’s SIMPLY SENSATIONAL

Broadway’s NICK ADAMS will headline PFP’s SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Star of Broadway’s PRISCILLA to perform at annual benefit Monday November 6, 2017 at The Broadway, Pride Arts Center Pride Films and Plays’ annual fall benefit, Simply Sensational, will feature Broadway musical theater star NICK ADAMS, who originated the role of Adam/Felicia in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT, in […]

JEFF RECOMMENDED “PERFECT ARRANGEMENT”

Satiric comedy takes aim at homophobia in McCarthy-era Washington, D.C. In Topher Payne’s comedy PERFECT ARRANGEMENT, it’s 1950, and new colors are being added to the Red Scare. Two U.S. State Department employees, Bob and Norma, have been tasked with identifying sexual deviants within their ranks. There’s just one problem: Both Bob and Norma are […]

PFP to Produce “His Greatness” Starting October 14th

Pride Films & Plays to Produce HIS GREATNESS By Daniel MacIvor A play inspired by the later years of Tennessee Williams’ life Three men – a great American playwright, his trusted and loyal assistant, and a young Canadian street hustler – find themselves together for two days in a hotel room in Vancouver. The ensuing battle […]

PAC presents 26 is Hilarious Late Night Sketch Comedy

“26” – Late night comedy show returns to Pride Arts Center on August 5 in a new time slot Collaborative sketch show to run Saturdays at 10 PM, August 5– September 23,  in The Buena, 4147 N. Broadway Chicago, IL – Late-Night at the Pride Arts Center announces the second round of its popular late night show,“26,” Saturday nights at 10pm, August 5th through September […]

Join the Wilson Society

    “I love this organization and the work they do. Art that is celebratory, healing and inclusive. Pride Films and Plays, I’m honored to be a small part of your wonderful community.”   – Capathia Jenkins, Honorary Board Member We’re so proud to have Broadway star Capathia Jenkins in our PFP family. She’s someone […]

The Nance Extends to Aug 13.

Pride Films & Plays season opener, The Nance by Douglas Carter Beane opened July 6th in The Broadway at Pride Arts Center. Not only is The Nance Jeff Recommended, the critics love this Chicago premiere! The Nance is directed by PFP Artistic Associate John Nasca, with Music Direction by PFP Artistic Associate Robert Ollis. The cast features Vince Kracht, […]

PFP Announces LezPlay Contest

  Want to see more Sapphic stories onstage and onscreen? Then enter Pride Films & Plays’ LezPlay Contest! The mission of LezPlay is to honor excellence in storytelling by women-identified writers who present lesbian characters and themes—past, present, and future—in a pivotal, positive way. The LezPlay Contest is open to playwrights and screenwriters who identify […]