Photo Flash: 2012 Great Gay Play Presents AT THE FLASH, MR. TEDDY, More

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Pride Films and Plays announces that five finalists have been named in the 2012 Great Gay Play and Musical Contest, as PFP continues to explore "What's New and Who's Next" in LGBT film and theater. The finalists are:

  • At The Flash, by Sean Chandler and David Leeper, Woodland Hills, CA
  • Lost in History, by Adam Siegel, Maplewood, NJ
  • Hello Norma Jeane, by Dylan Costello, London, UK
  • Mr. Teddy, by George Smart, Quincy, MA
  • Under A Rainbow Flag, a new musical, by Leo Schwartz, Chicago, IL
Check out the event photos from the productions below!

All five finalists will be performed as enhanced staged readings in the Gay Play Weekend April 13 to 15 at Center on Halsted, 3656 North Halsted. The readings use some stage movement, sound, and costuming to create the world of the plays. 

Thanks to the support of Center on Halsted, Gay Play Weekend is April 13 to 15 with the following schedule:  

  • Friday, April 13, 7:30 - Lost in History, starring Artistic Ensemble Member Patrick Rybarczyk, and featuring Fred Tumas and Jerry Miller, directed by Andrew Souders. 
  • Saturday, April 14, 4:30 - Mr. Teddy, starring Artistic Ensemble Members Jude Hansen and Mark Smaglinski, and featuring Kyra Morris, Teddy Boone, Mark Boergers, and Alex Wolking, directed by Derek Bertelsen.  
  • Saturday, April 14, 7:30 - Hello Norma Jeane, starring Artistic Ensemble members Kris Hyland, Michelle McKenzie-Voigt, Chad Ryan, and Kelli Walker, and featuring Rachel Payne and David Geinosky, directed by John Nasca.  
  • Sunday, April 15, 1:30 - At The Flash, starring Artistic Ensemble member Lee Wichman, directed by David Zak
  • Sunday, April 15, 4:30 - Under A Rainbow Flag, starring Artistic Ensemble Members Tom Chiola and Kris Hyland, and featuring Bobby Arnold, Jon Landvick, Meghan Murphy, Colin Sphar and Nick Stockwell. Robert Ollis is Musical Director, directed by David Zak

Tickets for each reading are $10, and will be available February 1, at www.brownpapertickets.com.  

Photo Flash: 2012 Great Gay Play Presents AT THE FLASH, MR. TEDDY, More

Photo Flash: 2012 Great Gay Play Presents AT THE FLASH, MR. TEDDY, More
The Cast of Mr. Teddy

Photo Flash: 2012 Great Gay Play Presents AT THE FLASH, MR. TEDDY, More
The Cast of Mr. Teddy

Photo Flash: 2012 Great Gay Play Presents AT THE FLASH, MR. TEDDY, More
The Cast of Under a Rainbow Flag

Photo Flash: 2012 Great Gay Play Presents AT THE FLASH, MR. TEDDY, More
The Cast of Under a Rainbow Flag

Photo Flash: 2012 Great Gay Play Presents AT THE FLASH, MR. TEDDY, More
The Cast of At The Flash

Photo Flash: 2012 Great Gay Play Presents AT THE FLASH, MR. TEDDY, More



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