Cody Dericks Joins Cast of AFTERGLOWCody Dericks Joins Cast of AFTERGLOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Cody Dericks, is a graduate of Hofstra University whose Chicago credits include HOLDING THE MAN and JERKER for Pride Films and Plays, has has stepped into the role of Alex, the graduate student who along with his husband Josh (Marc Prince), welcomes a third young man, Darius (Jesse James Montoya) into their bed. (more...)

AFTERGLOW Announces Additional ExtensionAFTERGLOW Announces Additional Extension
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of AFTERGLOW, S. Asher Gelman's long-running off-Broadway drama, has been extended a second time - this time for an additional eight weeks. (more...)

Marc Prince to Join the Cast of AFTERGLOWMarc Prince to Join the Cast of AFTERGLOW
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Marc Prince will assume the role of Josh, one-half of a gay male couple that invites a third man into their bed, in Pride Films and Plays' Chicago Premiere of S. Asher Gelman's AFTERGLOW. Prince has most recently been seen on Chicago stages in Hell in a Handbag's POSEIDON! and as Horse in THE FULL MONTY with Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre. In 2018, he played Sarge in Pride Films and Plays's YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down MusicalPhoto Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to launch its 2019 season with a revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and a loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films. Handbag's very first show will return March 15 - April 28, 2019 at a venue befitting of an ocean liner: The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

Hell In A Handbag Launches Season with POSEIDON! An Upside Down MusicalHell In A Handbag Launches Season with POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions launches its 2019 season with a revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and a loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films. Handbag's very first show will return March 15 - April 28, 2019 at a venue befitting of an ocean liner: The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

Casting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down MusicalCasting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions announces casting for its revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films. (more...)

BWW Review: A Less Than Full THE FULL MONTY at Theo UbiqueBWW Review: A Less Than Full THE FULL MONTY at Theo Ubique
by Misha Davenport - Dec 12, 2018

Theo Ubique's debut in its new Evanston performance space disappoints. (more...)

A Dead Whale Productions Announces Cast Of WHERE WE GO TOGETHER OR THE FLASHLIGHT PLAYA Dead Whale Productions Announces Cast Of WHERE WE GO TOGETHER OR THE FLASHLIGHT PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

A Dead Whale Productions starts off its Season of Mischief with Kevin Michael Wesson's Where We Go Together or The Flashlight Play, directed by Daniella Wheelock. Performances begin July 19, 2018 and will run through August 4, 2018. All performances of Where We Go Together or The Flashlight Play will be held at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #405. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Dead Whale Productions Opens WHERE WE GO TOGETHER OR THE FLASHLIGHT PLAYPhoto Flash: A Dead Whale Productions Opens WHERE WE GO TOGETHER OR THE FLASHLIGHT PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

A Dead Whale Productions starts off its Season of Mischief with Kevin Michael Wesson's Where We Go Together or The Flashlight Play, directed by Daniella Wheelock. Performances continue this weekend through next, July 26, 2018 through August 4, 2018 (more...)

A Dead Whale Productions Announces Cast Of WHERE WE GO TOGETHER OR THE FLASHLIGHT PLAYA Dead Whale Productions Announces Cast Of WHERE WE GO TOGETHER OR THE FLASHLIGHT PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

A Dead Whale Productions starts off its Season of Mischief with Kevin Michael Wesson's Where We Go Together or The Flashlight Play, directed by Daniella Wheelock. Performances begin July 19, 2018 and will run through August 4, 2018. All performances of Where We Go Together or The Flashlight Play will be held at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #405. (more...)

A Dead Whale Productions Announces Cast Of WHERE WE GO TOGETHER OR THE FLASHLIGHT PLAYA Dead Whale Productions Announces Cast Of WHERE WE GO TOGETHER OR THE FLASHLIGHT PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

A Dead Whale Productions starts off its Season of Mischief with Kevin Michael Wesson's Where We Go Together or The Flashlight Play, directed by Daniella Wheelock. Performances begin July 19, 2018 and will run through August 4, 2018. All performances of Where We Go Together or The Flashlight Play will be held at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #405. (more...)

Bradley Halverson and Jeremiah Alsop Join Cast of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORYBradley Halverson and Jeremiah Alsop Join Cast of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Jeremiah Alsop and Bradley Halverson have joined the cast of Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story.  Halverson, whose recent credits include THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG with Brown Paper Box Company and HIGH FIDELITY with Refuge Theatre Project, is now playing Czechowski, the 'nice guy' of the platoon.  Alsop, a recent graduate of the Chicago College of Performing Arts, is playing India and is a member of the ensemble. (more...)

Pride Films And Plays' YANK! Extends to 3/18Pride Films And Plays' YANK! Extends to 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story will be extended by four weeks due to audience demand. David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays, announced the extension today. The hit off-Broadway musical, which opened to the press in Chicago on January 18, is the story of a midwestern boy who joins the Army during World War II, falls in love with another soldier in his squad and is later introduced to the gay underground of the Armed Services through a journalist for the Army magazine YANK. Zak directs the musical, with Robert Ollis providing musical direction and Jenna Schoppe choreography. (more...)

Refuge Theatre To Stage THE SPITFIRE GRILL In A Working DinerRefuge Theatre To Stage THE SPITFIRE GRILL In A Working Diner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Refuge Theatre Project, the three-year-old company that staged HIGH FIDELITY: THE MUSICAL twice in makeshift record stores, BARE: A POP OPERA in a church sanctuary and LYSISTRATA JONES in a gymnasium; will continue its practice of performing in found spaces with THE SPITFIRE GRILL, opening on March 25. (more...)

Refuge Theatre Project to Serve Up THE SPITFIRE GRILL Musical in a Real-Life DinerRefuge Theatre Project to Serve Up THE SPITFIRE GRILL Musical in a Real-Life Diner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Refuge Theatre Project, the three-year-old company that staged HIGH FIDELITY: THE MUSICAL twice in makeshift record stores, BARE: A POP OPERA in a church sanctuary and LYSISTRATA JONES in a gymnasium; will continue its practice of performing in found spaces with THE SPITFIRE GRILL, opening on March 25. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Premiere of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORYPhoto Flash: Chicago Premiere of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY is the story of a midwestern boy who joins the Army during World War II, falls in love with another soldier and is introduced to the gay underground of the Armed Services through a journalist for the Army magazine YANK. David Zak is directing the musical, with Robert Ollis providing musical direction and Jenna Schoppe choreography. (more...)

Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and PlaysMatthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Casting for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story was announced today by David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays. (more...)

Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and PlaysMatthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Casting for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story was announced today by David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays. (more...)