Meet the Cast of THE PRIDE: John Francisco
About Face Theatre is proud to present the Chicago premiere of THE PRIDE, June 6 – July 13, 2013 at Victory Gardens’ Richard Christiansen Theater. Set in London, Alexi Kaye Campbell’s time-shifting play THE PRIDE is a sharp, witty portrait of urban gay couples and the punishing consequences of liberation.
In celebration of this play and Pride Month, we’re bringing you the bios of the amazing cast and crew of THE PRIDE over the next couple of weeks. We hope you enjoy getting to know them!
JOHN FRANCISCO (Phillip) is an Artistic Associate at About Face, having previously performed in We Three Lizas and The Homosexuals. He also produced the latest incarnation of XYZReadings with fellow associate Jacob Patron. He’s worked with Victory Gardens, ShawChicago, Porchlight Music Theatre, Peninsula Players, Piven Theatre Workshop, Strawdog Theatre, House Theatre, Noble Fool and Pegasus Players. John is a graduate of the School at Steppenwolf and the University of Georgia. John works with Chicago Children’s Theatre, collaborating with Artistic Director Jacqui Russell in creating theatre pieces for children with autism and with Old Town School of Folk Music, teaching music to infants, toddlers, and kids with behavioral problems. Also he writes about monsters – www.themonsterweekly.com