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 […]

Comedy and Politics Blend in PERFECT ARRANGEMENT

Satiric comedy takes aim at homophobia in McCarthy-era Washington, D.C. Previews begin September 21. Full casting was announced today by Associate Artistic Director Derek Van Barham for Pride Films and Plays’ Chicago premiere of PERFECT ARRANGEMENT, which Van Barham will direct. In Topher Payne’s comedy, it’s 1950, and new colors are being added to the […]

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 […]

PAC Presents Musical Comedy Whore

David Pevsner, an out gay actor and Skokie native who has appeared in New York productions of When Pigs Fly and Party, contributed songs to Naked Boys Singing, and performed an autobiographical one-man show called To Bitter and Back at Bailiwick Repertory in 2002 will take the Broadway stage for five nights from May 31 […]

PRIDE CAMP – PFP’s New Education Program!

Summer programs include Theater for Young Audiences, Rainbow Shakespeare for High School Students, Puppetry from Tristan Tom, and more! Pride Arts Center is creating all-inclusive learning environments for LGBTQ+ allies. This will include summer Pride Camps for middle school and high school aged students, using theater arts to learn more about navigating our complex world. […]