PFP Free Season Preview at Center on Halsted!

LIMELIGHT SERIES PRESENTS: AN EVENING WITH PRIDE FILMS AND PLAYS EVENT DATE Monday, August 17, 2015 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM LOCATION Hoover-Leppern Theatre, Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted, Chicago Join us as Center on Halsted’s Limelight Series presents: An Evening with Pride Films and Plays. This event is free and open to the public, […]

Gay Today – A Pride Cabaret

On Monday, June 22, the stars of Pride Films And Plays sing songs of modern romance and self-discovery in “GAY TODAY – A PRIDE CABARET.” Arrangements and music direction are by Robert Ollis.  The cast includes Libby Lane, Michelle McKenzie-Voigt, Edward Fraim, Kevin Webb, Sam Button-Harrison, Dan Gold, Tom Chiola, Luke Meierdiercks, Jordan Phelps, David […]

Warming Up – a LezPlay Salon

Are web series the new L word? An evening of lesbian web series screenings in LezPlay Salon Series’ kickoff event WARMING UP Friday, June 19 at Apollo Studio Theate Pride Films & Plays is delighted to announce the first event in our LezPlay Salon Series, WARMING UP, a hilarious evening of lesbian web series screenings […]

“Safe” is named winner of 2015 Great Gay Play Contest

Pride Films and Plays has for the last five years celebrated unique voices in the annual Great Gay Play And Musical Contest with a festival of staged readings in the Hoover-Leppen Theater at Center on Halsted. This year, four new plays and one new musical were performed as enhanced staged readings to enthusiastic audiences. And […]

Nominee Night

Performers from Bailiwick Chicago, Theo Ubique, Kokandy Productions, Pride Films and Plays, Boho, and Signal Theater Ensemble Celebrate Nominee Night at Sidetrack on Tuesday, May 19. Artists from many of the Jeff Award Nominated musical productions of the 2014-15 Season will be featured at Nominee Night, a showcase at Sidetrack on May 19. Performers scheduled […]

An Interview with Filmmaker Carlos Ocho

“It is very important for me that my films add a value to this world we live in, either through the drama, comedy or horror. Providing seeds of consciousness and giving questions to think about.” –Carlos Ocho Carlos Ocho is a filmmaker based in Barcelona, Spain. His short film “Open Relationship” was included in Queer Bits Fall […]

Queer Bits Summer Film Fest Selections Announced!

Pride Films and Plays’ Queer Bits Summer Film Festival Announces Eight Short Films to Receive Chicago Premieres Pride Films and Plays (PFP) begins an exciting season of new screenplays and short films receiving their Chicago premieres! PFP is now accepting submissions for the 2015 Great Gay Screenplay Contest via FilmFreeway.com with an Early Bird Deadline […]

‘The Boy From Oz’ Sizzles This August!

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 […]

**JEFF RECOMMENDED** – ‘The Book of Merman’ Now At The Apollo!

Pride Films and Plays Jeff Recommended production of The Book of Merman continues at Apollo Studio Theatre through May 17. The new musical comedy by Jeff Award-winning author Leo Schwartz has been playing to sellout crowds at Mary’s Attic in Andersonville since its opening on January 17, 2015. Showtimes at the Apollo are 7:30 pm […]