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Current Productions


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The Children’s Hour

Pride Films and Plays Presents An Exciting Revival Of Lillian Hellman’s Classic Play of Loves and Lies, The Children’s Hour Directed by Derek Bertelsen January 9 – February 9, 2014 at Collaboraction Pride Films and Plays continues its 2013-14 season with Lillian Hellman’s classic story of love and lies, The Children’s Hour. Directed by PFP…

Vote for PFP’s Productions of “Beautiful Thing” and “Under A Rainbow Flag”

Pride Films and Plays productions of Beautiful Thing and Under A Rainbow Flag have been nominated for Broadwayworld.com awards!  We would appreciate if you help vote for our artists! Beautiful Thing is up for Best Actor and Best Revival. Under A Rainbow Flag is up for Best Direction, New Work, Musical Direction, and Sound Design….

PFP Announces Short Films to be screened this weekend!

Pride Films and Plays Announces Short Films to Receive Chicago Premiere   Chicago, IL –Pride Films and Plays announces five short films receiving their Chicago premieres during the 4th Annual Gay Film Weekend at Center on Halsted’s Hoover-Leppen Theatre on November 15 to 17. The Screening is at Saturday, November 16 at 5 pm.   Tickets…

Final week, new play, and martinis!

This is the final week or performances for Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead. Read our latest email blast to find news about a new play reading, Gay Film Weekend, and martinis at Marty’s.

Simply Sensational Thanks

We had a great night this Monday for our Simply Sensational benefit. Thank you to all who attended or participated. You will find a complete list of performers and donors here. The performers were amazing. Celebrity Host Dean Richards was witty and warm, and got the evening off to a perfect start. The food and…

A great talent line-up for next week!

We have a great line-up of talent for next week’s benefit on October 28! Entertainers for the evening include cabaret star Tom Michael, musical theater stars Sam Button-Harrison and Sharriese Hamilton. You will recognize Jeff Award winning musical director Robert Ollis* at the piano! You will also see performances from Donterrio Johnson from Porchlight Music…

Call for Short Film Entries

Do you have a short GLBT film that has not yet been screened in Chicago? If so, please check out this call for entries for films to be shown during our Gay Film Weekend at Center on Halsted November 15 to 17.

Reviews from Directions, Details on Simply Sensational

Catch up with our latest email blast newsletter for some reviews on Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead by Martin Casella.  And details on our performers for the Simply Sensational Benefit on October 28. Do you have your tickets yet?