Pride Films and Plays PREVIEW: THE BOYS IN THE BAND

Boys in the Band
Top Row L-R: Aaron Reynolds, Patrick Rybarczyk, Edward Fraim Middle Row L-R: Nick Bryant, Nelson Rodriguez, Kris Hyland Bottom Row L-R: Roy Samra, Christopher Kauffman, Shaun Baer Photo courtesy of Pride Films and Plays

Boys in the Band celebrates nearly 50 years in production

Widely acknowledged to be the first gay-themed play to attract mainstream attention, it opened at a New York City off-Broadway theatre in 1968 where it ran for 1001 performances. Crowley’s play of nine gay men at a birthday party that descends into a night of truth-telling and personal discovery was also produces as a feature film directed by William Friedkin, released in 1970. The reading’s case includes Pride Films and Plays Company Members Nelson Rodriguez, Patrick Rybarczyk, Shaun Baer, Kris Hyland, and Edward Fraim, joined by Christopher Kauffman, Nick Bryant, Roy Samra, and Aaron Reynolds. David Zak Directs.

This event of part of the plays and films of Pride Month. Click here to go to the main story.

When:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Where:

The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway                                                     Chicago

Tickets:

$25 VIP, $20 general admission include a post-show Pride Month Kick-off party

For tickets visit www.prideartscenter.com or call (800)-737-0984

 Tickets for all events available soon at www.pridefilmsandplays.com or 1 (800)-737-0984

 

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