Tag: James Rosenfield

Awards, Company News

Gay Film Weekend

Congratulations JB Berg, Barry Brennessel, Chris Halligan, James Rosenfield, and John Woodard! 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- Chris Halligan, James Rosenfield, Barry Brennessel, John Woodard, and JB Berg – have been named in PFP’s Great Gay Screenplay Contest, an international contest for screenplays with LGBT characters and themes. The screenplays named as finalists include a wide array of subject matter ranging from an exciting historical drama of two men battling for their love, a comedy about two men looking for one another in LA, a subversive period drama that weaves characters finding their voices and new paths in life, a fun coming-of-age tale, and a suspenseful story of a spy that develops romantic feelings for a man that happens to be a national security threat. Queer Bits Fall Film Fest will kick off the week of film related activities, with a screening of short LGBT films receiving their Chicago premieres. Queer Bits is at 7:30 on Monday, November 10 at 7:30PM at Public House Theater, 3914 N Clark.  A subsequent release will detail the films to be premiered. The fiveMore…

Company News, Contests, Events, Plays, Staged Reading

Gay Play Weekend May 9 to 11, 2014

 PFP’s Gay Play Weekend includes a thrilling musical about a tragedy in gay history, and a historical drama about Michelangelo. You will also see a murder mystery which takes place at a party where everyone is dressed as Joan Crawford, a fun piece about gay dating today, and a drama about abuse and healing.  These are the themes of the five finalists in Pride Films and Plays’ 2014 Gay Play and Musical Contest.The scripts will be staged as enhanced staged reading with movement and some design elements, done by five exciting directors: Eric Hoff, Larry Baker, John Nasca, Katherine Siegel, and Derek Van Barham.The schedule for Gay Play Weekend is: Friday, May 9 at 7pm The View UpStairs by Max Vernon; directed by Eric Hoff Saturday, May 10 at 2pm Michelangelo and Tommaso by James Rosenfield; directed by Katherine Siegel Saturday, May 10 at 7:00pm Who Killed Joan Crawford? by Michael Leeds; directed by John Nasca Sunday, May 11 at 11am, The Book of Andy by Michael J. Mejia; directed by Derek Van Barham Sunday, May 11 at 3pm, Gentle Passage by Paul Elliott; directed by Larry Baker Tickets for each performance are $10, or $5 for students and seniorsMore…