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Special Mormon Guests at our rehearsal!

          We were delighted that Sister Mousser & Sister Buckmiller, Mormon Missionaries, came to The Book of Merman rehearsal last night. What faith and courage and joy they have! Pictured left to right Dan Gold, Sam Button-Harrison, Sister Buckmiller, Sister Mouse, Robert Ollis, Libby Lane, Leo Shwartz, Parker Guidrey, Raquel Adorno,…

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…

Buy A ‘Box Of Merman’ – A great holiday gift!

What holiday gift could be better than A Box Of Merman? Order this Pride Films and Plays mini-subscription now and receive: Two VIP reserved seat tickets to the Hilarious World Premiere Musical The Book of Merman by Leo Schwartz running January 15 to February 15 at Mary’s Attic! AND Two VIP reserved seat tickets for…

Enter our Writing Contest For Students

Pride Films and Plays, a leader in LGBT play and screenplay development, is launching Generation Next: A Student Writing Contest. Generation Next is the Pride Films and Plays program which encourages young and emerging student writers working on stage plays and screenplays with LGBT characters or themes. We are now accepting submissions from writers in…

Support PFP at Steppenwolf

Pride Films and Plays production of Angry Fags at Steppenwolf will be the company’s largest production this year. And we need your help to full really our dreams. Please take a look at our Indiegogo campaign and support this important new work now!

Vote for PFP’s BroadwayWorld.com Nominees

PFP has 8 nomiees in the BroadwayWorld.com awards. And you too can vote for the winner!  Look for all the PFP nominees in the resident non-Equity theater categories, and vote for: Some Men, Best Revival of a Play Nora Elise Ulrey, Best Actress in The Children’s Hour Nelson Rodriguez*, Best Actor in Some Men Nicholas…

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…

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….