Cast and Staff Announced for Chicago Premiere of CASA VALENTINA

Cast and Staff Announced for Chicago Premiere of CASA VALENTINA

Pride Films and Plays has announced the cast and design team for the Chicago premiere of CASA VALENTINA, by Harvey Fierstein, Directed by Artistic Associate Michael D. Graham, the production will feature Patrick Byrnes as George/Valentina and Nicholia Q. Aguirre as George’s wife Rita, the proprietors of Casa Valentina. Danne...

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Review “Buyer & Cellar” at Pride Films and Plays

Review “Buyer & Cellar” at Pride Films and Plays

Pictured: Scott Gryder. Photo by Heather Mall. By Marie Warner BUYER & CELLAR is an upbeat exploration of fame, friendship, and the urge to own things. Jonathan Tolin’s fantasy revolves around Alex More, a struggling actor who gets the job of a lifetime–working in the subterranean shopping mall Barbra Streisand...

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Pride Films and Plays Announces AFTERGLOW Cast

Pride Films and Plays Announces AFTERGLOW Cast

Pride Films and Plays has completed casting for the Chicago premiere of AFTERGLOW by S. Asher Gelman. Directed by Executive Director David G. Zak, the production features Rich Holton and Jacob Barnes as Josh and Alex, a married couple in an open relationship who invite Darius, played by Jesse Montoya,...

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Pride Films and Plays Announces Cast and Designers for I KNOW MY OWN HEART

Pride Films and Plays Announces Cast and Designers for I KNOW MY OWN HEART

Pride Films and Plays has announced the cast and design team for the US premiere of I KNOW MY OWN HEART by Irish-Canadian author Emma Donoghue. Directed by Elizabeth Swanson, the production features Vahishta Vafadari, Jessie Ellingsen, Eleanor Katz, and Lauren Grace Thompson. Pictured: Top – Jessie Ellingsen (left), Eleanor Katz...

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Review | IT’S ONLY A PLAY at Pride Films and Plays

Review | IT’S ONLY A PLAY at Pride Films and Plays

What is it about the theater we love? And why must we gain the approval of any single theatergoer when the art is so important to us as human beings?

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Pride Films and Plays Sets Cast and Designers for IT’S ONLY A PLAY

Pride Films and Plays Sets Cast and Designers for IT’S ONLY A PLAY

Pride Films and Plays has announced the cast and design team for IT’S ONLY A PLAY by Terrence McNally.

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Pride Films and Plays Announces HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA Cast

Pride Films and Plays Announces HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA Cast

Pride Films and Plays has announced the cast and partial design team for Jordan Seavey’s HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA, the opening production of the company’s second full season in the Pride Arts Center.

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Pride Films and Plays Sets HURRICANE DAMAGE Cast

Pride Films and Plays Sets HURRICANE DAMAGE Cast

Casting is complete for HURRICANE DAMAGE, a world-premiere in Pride Films and Plays’ five-show PAC Pride Fest. HURRICANE DAMAGE involves veterans of the 1970’s gay scene in New York, living on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The cast features Charles A. Berglund, Danne W. Taylor as Oscar, Tom Chiola and Jesse Montoya. Executive...

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Review: THE GREEN BAY TREE at Pride Films and Plays

Review: THE GREEN BAY TREE at Pride Films and Plays

Noël Huntzinger’s costumes of Pride Films and Plays production of THE GREEN BAY TREE are well-curated, with specificity of era and a nuanced eye for color and shape. Beyond that, this production of the iconic script is full of missed opportunities.

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