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  1. ACT 1's Daddy's Dyin', Who's Got the Will? is an amusing Southern-fried diversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Nashville Scene

    In 2013, Nashville audiences were treated to the work of playwright Del Shores, whose Southern Baptist Sissies and Sordid Lives were both performed before excellent local houses. Shores' lovably lunatic works are set in Texas and aim for the comical heart of the folks he knows so well from his home state.

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  2. Leslie Jordan to Perform 'Say Cheese' at Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 2/11-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Leslie Jordan , famed Will & Grace and Sordid Lives guest star returns to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage in San Diego in his new show, Say Cheese: My Life in Front of the Camera, on Wednesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 12. Known for his Emmy Award-winning portrayal of Karen's arch nemesis Beverley Leslie on Will and Grace, his twisted performance as "Brother Boy" in the hilarious screen adaptation of Sordid Lives, and his memorable role in The Help, comedian and actor Leslie Jordan will appear at Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage for two shows only on Wednesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 12 at 8:00 PM. Jordan returns to MA4 with his all-new show, Say Cheese: My Life In Front of the Camera.

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  3. North Mississippi community theaters head to competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Newms360.com

    ... down. In addition to Tupelo, Corinth Theatre-Arts will be in attendance with its production of last April's "Sordid Lives." "It's not so often that theaters in north Mississippi tackle a play as saucy as 'Sordid Lives' - there's plenty of adult ...

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  4. Sordid LivesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | DVD Verdict

    Sordid Lives is about a gay West Hollywood stage actor who is coming home to his small Texas town to attend the funeral for his grandmother. The problem is he is still struggling with his identity and coming out to his extended family.

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  5. Lantern Theatre kicks off 2015 season with Charlie Brown parodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Free, Tricia; and Sarah Rawlinson, Marcy. The other play planned for the Late Night at the Lantern in 2015 is "Sordid Lives," described as a "black comedy about white trash." "It takes place at a trailer park in Texas and it's absolutely, ...

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  6. 'Die Hard': Where are they now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | SFGate

    ... which has entered its final season on NBC. She also starred in the early-2000s show "The Division" and in "Sordid Lives," both the movie and TV versions. She is Macaulay Culkin's aunt. Bedelia is 66. '90s kids know Reginald VelJohnson as Carl ...

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  7. Playwright Del Shores to visit Charleston, performRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Post and Courier

    ... the real people who inspired some of his most outrageous characters. He is the writer of the cult classic play "Sordid Lives" as well as writer and director of the "Sordid Lives" television series and film. He also was a writer on the television ...

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  8. Theatre Out Presents 'Last Christmas I Gave You My Heart,' Opening TonightRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... both on and off the stage and was last seen as the under-appreciated, scandalous Bitsy Mae in Del Shores ? Sordid Lives. A talented dancer as well, Stansfield has also contributed significantly to the choreography of Last Christmas? Julian Ronquillo ...

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  9. Del Shores is bringing his sordid best to CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Charleston City Paper

    ... seven full-length stage plays, including Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got The Will? , Southern Baptist Sissies , and Sordid Lives (all of which have been adapted into feature films); work on multiple television series including Dharma & Greg and Queer as ...

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  10. Theatre Out to Present 'Last Christmas I Gave You My Heart,' Opening 12/5Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... both on and off the stage and was last seen as the under-appreciated, scandalous Bitsy Mae in Del Shores ? Sordid Lives. A talented dancer as well, Stansfield has also contributed significantly to the choreography of Last Christmas? Julian Ronquillo ...

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  11. Big Gay Love Starring Nicholas Brendon and Jonathan Lisecki on DVD 12/2Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 'Criminal Minds', Coherence), Jonathan Lisecki (writer-director-star of the hit comedy 'Gayby') and Ann Walker (Sordid Lives, Southern Baptist Sissies), Big Gay Lovehas been a hit with audiences and critics around the world. Following the world ...

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  12. Sordid LivesRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Statesboro Herald

    Playwright Del Shores serves up a heaping helping of Southern-fried comic melodrama in this play about infidelity, country and western music, and Airstream trailers.

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  13. Saucy - Sordid Lives' opens at Averitt tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Statesboro Herald

    The lives of sisters Latrelle, LaVonda and Sissy are unsettled further than usual as they are burdened with planning the funeral for their sister, Peggy.

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  14. BWW Interviews: Del Shores Brings His Sordid Best To The Copa Palm Springs 11/6-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Del Shores has established himself as one of America's top playwrights and screenwriters with a string of critical and cult hits including the award winning plays "Daddy's Dyin' " - a subsequent hit film version starred Beau Bridges and Beverly D'Angelo - "The Trials And Tribulations Of A Trailer Trash Housewife", "Southern Baptist Sissies" and the critically acclaimed "Yellow". He is best known for his play "Sordid Lives" which has spawned over 300 additional stage productions, a feature film, and a successful television series for LOGO which starred Olivia Newton John , Rue McClanahan and Leslie Jordan .

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  15. Playwright Del Shores to visit What If? Productions in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Charleston City Paper

    Del Shores, the playwright, TV writer, and cult favorite behind Daddy's Dyin' a Who's Got the Will? and Sordid Lives , is partnering with What If? Productions for a fundraising performance this December. Shores will perform his one-man show Del Shores: My Sordid Best on Wed.

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  16. 'Ripe Conditions' a whirlwind of laughter from Dickson's Gaslight Dinner TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    It's been more than a year since the good folks at Gaslight Dinner Theatre have mounted a production, but after some behind-the-scenes changes, they're back and just as entertaining as ever with "Ripe Conditions" , a splendidly silly story of Lester and Buster, two bickering brothers who weather the storm of a coming tornado that brings with it, the return of a girl they both once courted. In the vein of everything from "Greater Tuna" to Del Shores ' "Sordid Lives", "Ripe Conditions" pokes fun at, but never truly dismisses homespun humor anyone who's spent any length of time south of the Mason Dixon line can appreciate.

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  17. Sordid Lives 2000 720p BluRay x264 REPACK-BRMPRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | 9Down.Com

    Plot: We become intimate with the "Sordid Lives" of a family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past twenty-three years dressed as Tammy Wynette, the sister and her best friend , and the two daughters .

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  18. Del Shores' film screening serves as fundraiser for John Lasiter campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Just one day after a sold-out performance of his latest one-man show, "My Sordid Best", playwright Del Shores will be on-hand at Nashville's Belcourt Theatre Monday, October 13 to screen his latest film, "Southern Baptist Sissies" . The event, scheduled to kick off at 6:15 p.m. with the screening beginning at 6:45 p.m., not only marks the Music City premiere of the latest film from the creator of the hugely popular darkly comedic modern classic, "Sordid Lives", but also serves as a fundraiser for John Lasiter's upcoming 2015 big for Metro Council at Large.

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  19. 'Ripe Conditions' a whirlwind of laughter from Dickson's Gaslight Dinner TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    It's been more than a year since the good folks at Gaslight Dinner Theatre have mounted a production, but after some behind-the-scenes changes, they're back and just as entertaining as ever with "Ripe Conditions" , a splendidly silly story of Lester and Buster, two bickering brothers who weather the storm of a coming tornado that brings with it, the return of a girl they both once courted. In the vein of everything from "Greater Tuna" to Del Shores ' "Sordid Lives", "Ripe Conditions" pokes fun at, but never truly dismisses homespun humor anyone who's spent any length of time south of the Mason Dixon line can appreciate.

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  20. Del Shores' Southern Baptist Sissies Tonight at The BelcourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Nashville Scene

    ... ewell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander and Ann Walker - the latter three all from the cast of Shores' cult classic Sordid Lives . In addition, Breaking Glass Pictures recently announced they will be bringing Southern Baptist Sissies to DVD on Nov. 4.

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