Pride Arts Center – Nearly 50!

“Nearly 50” – Pride Arts Center celebrates its first Pride Month on Broadway with 30 days of plays, readings and special events  On the cusp of the 50th Anniversary of the seminal gay play The Boys in the Band, Pride Arts Center presents a slate of readings, productions, and special events that look at gay […]

Boys Just Frockin’ Around

Pride Films and Plays presents Boys Just Frocking Around, A Gay Burlesque. Legendary Honey West will host the evening, accompanied by Robert Ollis. The show begins at 7:30 pm on May 2nd, 2017 in The Broadway at The Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. Many outstanding Chicago drag artists will be performing at the event […]

Boys in the Band

Mart Crowley’s famous play turns 50 this season. To celebrate, Pride Arts Center performs a staged reading featuring PFP Company Members and friends. Wednesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets here!

Broadway in The Broadway

Chris Pazdernik works his magic to create a sizzling cabaret of Broadway proportions! The first part of the evening will feature work from new musicals, or musicals with a Chicago connection.  Part II celebrates famed Broadway composer Andrew Lippa. Christopher Pazdernik curates and directs. Tickets for Broadway In The Broadway on Thursday, June 8 at […]

‘Counting’ is winning prizes on the festival circuit!

Our first short film, Counting, directed by company member Dan Pal and written by Kari Morris, is currently enjoying success on the film festival circuit. It recently won the 2017 award for 1st Place Short Feature at the North By Midwest Microbudget Film Festival in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Other upcoming festivals include:  Show Me Justice Film […]

His & His III

Over the course of  his season, His and His followed the development of gay characters on Broadway. If you missed the first two parts, no worries. Chris will catch you up on what you need to know. The first part of the evening will feature work from new musicals, or musicals with a Chicago connection.  […]

PRISCILLA: Queen of the Desert Must Close March 12!

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert the Musical is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) searching for love and friendship and end up finding […]

Save the Date NOVEMBER 6 for PFP’s Simply Sensational

Pride Films and Plays’ annual fall benefit, Simply Sensational, has featured amazing artists over he last three years, including Donna McKechnie, Alexandra  Billings, Rayvon Owen, and Capathia Jenkins. Save the date for the first time we do this event in our new home!  For tickets call 1 800 737 0984 or purchase on line here. […]

Nominee Night

Chicago’s Most Lauded Singers Perform Together For One Night Only at NOMINEE NIGHT Tuesday, May 23 at 7:30 PM at Pride Arts Center! Chicago’s best musical theater performers gather for one night only on the same stage when the 2017 Jeff Award Nominees are honored at Nominee Night, May 23 at 7:30 PM at The […]