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Noel Coward’s “Design for Living”

Pride Films & Plays is excited to announce a new production of Design for Living, a sexy and seductive revival of this Noel Coward classic which will be directed by PFP Artistic Associate Derek Bertelsen, and running at Rivendell Theater to November 22. For tickets call 1 800 737 0984 or order on line using…

Queer Bits Fall Film Festival II, November 9

Pride Films and Plays announces Queer Bits Fall Film Festival II at the Public House Theatre (3914 N Clark) on November 9, 2015. Come check out short films that are packing plenty! The full program of short films will be announced a month prior to the screening. The evening will be split into two one-hour programs. …

Gay Film Weekend Schedule Announced

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 and five semi-finalists have been named in PFP’s Great Gay Screenplay Contest, an international contest for screenplays with LGBT characters and themes. The finalists include a wide range of subject…

Chicago legend Alexandra Billings is the featured performer at SIMPLY SENSATIONAL

Pride Films and Plays’ annual fall benefit Simply Sensational celebrates Chicago legend Alexandra Billings. The event is Monday, November 2, at Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont. A select number of VIP tickets are available for the benefit at $175, and include a pre-show reception with appetizers and open wine bar at the Marketa Sivek Gallery…

Parking at Rivendell, 5779 N. Ridge

So far, parking seems to be pretty easy to find at Rivendell. The side streets do not require permits, and there is free parking at the Senn High School Lot a few blocks away. The closest el stop is Bryn Mawr on the red line. Walk west to Broadway, then northwest up Ridge to 5779. …

Five Great Screenplays in Gay Film Weekend, 2015

Chicago, IL – Five finalists will be named in Pride Films and Plays’ Great Gay Screenplay Contest, an international contest for screenplays with LGBT characters and themes. The finalists include a wide range of subject matter ranging from a love triangle set in France, a mystical teenage romance laced with racial tension, a set of…

The Boy From Oz

Pride Films and Plays will conclude its remarkable Summer Season with The Boy From Oz, the Broadway musical which tells the amazing life story of celebrated songwriter and performer Peter Allen. Featuring songs by Peter Allen, book by Martin Sherman and Nick Enright, Direction by David Zak, and Musical Direction by Robert Ollis, The Boy…

PFP’s Community Day at Marty’s Martini Bar

Join Pride Films and Plays as we raise some funds while you raise a glass at Marty’s Martini Bar. It’s a time of celebration kicking off more great shows for 2015 and 2016! Here’s how you can support us – come to Marty’s between 2-5 pm on Sunday, September 20, and order a drink or…

LezPlay 2015 Features 5 New Works!

        Pride Films and Plays is delighted to announce the results of our LezPlay contest. The judges have named five finalists, including a teleplay and four stage plays. and these writers will have their scripts presented as staged readings during LezPlay Weekend, which runs September 11-13 at the Hoover-Leppen Theatre of Center…