SheFest 2017 @ Pride Arts Center

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About this event:

Created by Nancy Bishop

4139 North Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613, USA


WHAT: SheFest (formerly LezFest) is Pride Arts Center’s semi-annual showcase of Chicago’s queer female and non-binary artists, as well as the diverse stories and experiences of queer femininity. This year’s SheFest, will be hosted by stand-up comedian Shannon Noll, and will feature spoken word poetry, Moth-style stories, comedy, clowning, a fire act and dance.

SO WHAT: Performers will include Molly Brennan, Tamale Sepp, Ada Cheng, Khloe Janel, Anna Wolfe, Alex Seligsohn, Jade, June Thiele, Shannon Leigh Webber, Niki Gee, Michelle Zacarias, and Terri Hudson, and Jessica Martin. SheFest is produced by Iris Sowlat and Julia Rufo, and stage-managed by Daiva Paulis.

Proceeds from SheFest will be used for Pride Films & Plays’ LezPlay writing contest and workshop program and to help queer female playwrights, directors and actors produce work during the 201-18 season. For information on how you can enter the LezPlay contest, please check out the website.

NOW WHAT:  GA tickets cost $10 and can be purchased either online or at the door. VIP tickets are $15. Pride Films & Plays is also offering an “Adopt A Performer” sponsorship option, as well as other levels of sponsorship. See ticket options here. All five past SheFests (or LezFests) have been sold out.

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