Parking at Rivendell, 5779 N. Ridge

So far, parking seems to be pretty easy to find at Rivendell. The side streets do not require permits, and there is free parking at the Senn High School Lot a few blocks away. The closest el stop is Bryn Mawr on the red line. Walk west to Broadway, then northwest up Ridge to 5779.  […]

The Boy From Oz

Pride Films and Plays will conclude its remarkable Summer Season with The Boy From Oz, the Broadway musical which tells the amazing life story of celebrated songwriter and performer Peter Allen. Featuring songs by Peter Allen, book by Martin Sherman and Nick Enright, Direction by David Zak, and Musical Direction by Robert Ollis, The Boy […]

**JEFF RECOMMENDED** – ‘The Book of Merman’ Now At The Apollo!

Pride Films and Plays Jeff Recommended production of The Book of Merman continues at Apollo Studio Theatre through May 17. The new musical comedy by Jeff Award-winning author Leo Schwartz has been playing to sellout crowds at Mary’s Attic in Andersonville since its opening on January 17, 2015. Showtimes at the Apollo are 7:30 pm […]

Join us for an AFTERNOON DELIGHT!

It feels like 2015 just arrived, and Pride Films & Plays already has a lot to celebrate!  The Book of Merman has been extended by popular demand, our Great Gay Play finalists have just been announced, and we’re about to open a show at the Steppenwolf Garage. We’re ready to raise a glass, sing a song, […]

Happy Holidays from the PFP Team

Row 1 Left to Right Artistic Associates Derek Van Barham, Derek Bertelsen, Libby Lane, John Nasca, Nelson Rodriguez, and Patrick Rybarczyk Row 2 Artistic Ensemble Members Raquel Adorno, Charles Berglund, David Besky, Sam Button-Harrison, Tom Chiola, Edward Fraim Row 3 Artistic Ensemble Members Jude Hansen, Kris Hyland, Donterrio Johnson, David Leeper, Joan McGrath, Michelle McKenzie-Voigt […]

Gay Film Weekend

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 […]

Winter Memories – an LGBT Showcase

Winter Memories Is a showcase that will feature some of the best and brightest of Chicago’s LGBT talent and allies With musical accompaniment by Justin Harner and Robert Ollis and performers including PFP’s ensemble members Kevin Webb, Libby Lane, Sam Button-Harrison, Jude Hansen and Donterrio Johnson as well as special guest performances by the Burlesque […]