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For The Love Of (or, the Roller Derby Play) – a world premiere

When Joy, a driftless young woman, gets on the Brooklyn Scallywags and meets the star, Lizzie Lightning, she and her long-term partner Michelle find their lives turned upside down. For the Love Of asks how much you’re willing to sacrifice – or lose – in order to follow your heart. This world premiere play by…

‘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…

Charles Busch in ‘That Girl, That Boy’

Pride Arts Center presents Charles Busch; That Girl, That Boy in The Broadway in the Pride Arts Center for two nights only on January 29 and 30, 2017. This is the first time this theatrical legend will play his solo show in Chicago. The performance is at The Broadway, part of the Pride Arts Center,…

Support PFP This Holiday Season

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”                     -Maya Angelou Dear Friend, Chicago has always been home to Pride Films and Plays, but this year, we made the big step of creating a physical artistic home at Pride Arts Center…

525,600 Minutes: A Cabaret

Pride Films and Plays and the members of the Chicago Cabaret Professionals celebrate the end of the year and the birth of a new music Pride Films and Plays is delighted to welcome members of the Chicago Cabaret Project to the Broadway as we introduce another venue for great music on Chicago’s north side. On…

Unwrapped: The XXXmas Cabaret

Join us on Saturday, December 17 at 8:00 in The Broadway at Pride Arts Center, 4139 N Broadway, as PFP Presents UNWRAPPED: The XXXmas Cabaret. The evening features everything from nice to naughty, with singers, strippers, comics and queens of all kinds as we enjoy the spirit of the holiday with the stars of Chicago’s…