Pride Films and Plays turns its attention to Broadway giant Terrence McNally in October

Pride Films and Plays turns its attention to Broadway giant Terrence McNally in October with a full production of It’s Only a Play which is a staged reading of one of his works never seen in Chicago before Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams and a staged reading of his classic Mothers and Sons.

To complete the series we are thrilled to present the Chicago premiere of a new feature length documentary Terrence Mcnally: Every Stage of Life. The film includes interviews and recollections from many of the Broadway greats who helped sew the quilt of his theatrical masterpieces:  Nathan Lane, Edward Albee, Angela Lansbury, F. Murray Abraham, Larry Kramer, Audra McDonald, Edie Falco, Christine Baranski, Patrick Wilson, Billy Porter and more.

His musicals include Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime, The Full Monty and classic plays that include Master Class, Corpus Christi and Some Men. The McNally series runs Oct. 11 to Nov. 11. For show-times and information call 773 857 0222 or go here.

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