Christopher M. Halligan’s “1974′ Wins 2014 Great Gay Screenplay Contest

Pride Films and Plays is delighted to announce the winner of our 2014 Great Gay Screenplay contest is 1974 by Christopher M. Halligan. The victor was selected Sunday, November 16 at the conclusion of PFP’s Gay Film Week in the Hoover-Leppen Theatre of Center on Halsted. The weekend included enhanced staged readings of the top […]

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. […]

‘The Submission’ by Jeff Talbott

Chicago Gay Theatre

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 […]

Queer Bits Fall Film Fest

Pride Films and Plays announces ten short films from the USA, Denmark, and Spain receiving their Chicago premieres during Queer Bits Fall Film Festival at the Public House Theatre (3914 N Clark) on November 10th, 2014. Pride Films and Plays’ Queer Bits Film Fall Festival will include a sexy romp about a young man with […]

Parking at the Apollo

The Studio Theater at the Apollo has a separate entrance from that which leads to Million Dollar Quartet. It is just south of the main entrance, on the lower level, under the lower level marquee on the left in this picture. There is construction going on as they expand the theater lobby. But that will […]