A Play Date With Dyke Drama, October 16

On Wednesday, October 16, PFP will present A Play Date With Dyke Drama, an evening of new lesbian shorts by Chicago playwright Allison Fradkin. This event is at 7:30 at Stage 773, 1225 West Belmont, and is pay-what-you-can at the door. Scripts included in the evening are The Bloom Is Off the Heteros, Royally Screwballed, […]

Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead

Pride Films and Plays Presents The World Premiere of Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead By Martin Casella Directed by David Zak October 4 – November 10, 2013 at Stage 773 Pride Films and Plays is pleased to launch its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of Martin Casella’s drama DIRECTIONS FOR RESTORING THE APPARENTLY […]

Simply Sensational 3! Our Fall Benefit – October 28

Simply Sensational 3 October 28! Join celebrity host, WGN’s Dean Richards, who will be ably assisted by comedian/performer Richard Pryor, Jr., as they welcome some of the great entertainers from Chicago’s broad landscape of musical theater and cabaret talent for “Simply Sensational 3” to benefit Pride Films and Plays! The program will be performed in […]

12 Finalists Announced for Women’s Work Contest

[button type=”churchope_button” url=”http://pridefilmsandplays.com/events/2013-womens-work-finalists/” target=”” button_color_fon=”#1e8cc5″ ]Learn More[/button] Pride Films and Plays Announces 12 Finalists in Women’s Work [two_third last=last][/two_third] A Contest for Plays and Screenplays With Lesbian Themes or Characters Written by Women The work of six finalists will be performed during Women’s Work Weekend at Center on Halsted’s Hoover-Leppen Theatre September 13 to 15 Our […]

Great Gay Play and Screenplay Contests

Pride Films and Plays fosters excellence in writing for the stage and screen with LGBT themes by linking an international network of writers to our Artistic Ensemble in Chicago and professionals working in the field internationally. Using stories with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender characters or themes, Pride Films and Plays develops human stories that […]

Film Review – Moonlight

LGBT Films Today – Moonlight By Dan Pal Back in May, the Huffington Post reported in an article that the “depiction of LGBT characters in Hollywood has actually gotten worse.”  Much of this was based on GLAAD’s 2016 Studio Responsibility Index which suggests, among other things, that the LGBT presence in films continues primarily in […]