Pride Film Fest showcases LGBTQ+ shorts and features a diverse mix of riveting stories told across the LGBTQ+ spectrum.
Tag: Pride Films and Plays
The onstage season was short, but there was plenty of drama in 2020
Getting back to normal isn’t going to happen. And in many ways, it shouldn’t.
The founder of Pride Films and Plays is gone. What happened? What’s next?
PFP’s story contains lessons about board oversight and artist empowerment.
Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist is introspective and interactive
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe hit offers an illuminating look at casual hookups.
Dex & Abby goes to the dogs
Two gay men and their pooches try to build a life together in this tepid play.
Stop Kiss still feels (sadly) current
A brutal homophobic assault tests the love between two women in Diana Son’s drama.
America’s Best Outcast Toy is heartfelt and funny
Some familiar cast-offs get a chance to show off their reality-competition chops in this new musical.
The Christmas Foundling mines Bret Harte for holiday inspiration
The unconventional family structures of 19th-century mining camps widen the lens for LGBTQ history.
A closeted gay man finds love and community onstage in A Man of No Importance
Pride Films and Plays provides an emotionally engaging production of this set-in-Dublin musical.
All That He Was plucks the heartstrings
A musical about the darkest days of AIDS shows its student-effort roots, but provides a stirring score.
Now and Then loses its place in time
The stakes are too low in this musical about the life span of a gay relationship.
For a good time, come all over the dating satire Grindr the Opera
Pride Films and Plays’ new musical gleefully skewers the modern gay-dating scene.
Desire in a Tinier House is a poetic queer love story—despite the shirtless-boy marketing
It envisions a queer domestic space we don’t normally see onstage.
Buyer & Cellar explores Barbra Streisand’s (make-believe) basement shopping mall
It’s only pain and darkness there.
Despite the legally mandated nudity, there’s no happily-ever-after in Afterglow
“No one ever wrote a fairy tale about polyamory!”