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36th ANNUAL ROBBY AWARDS Announced At Theatre West, February 5 Photo 36th ANNUAL ROBBY AWARDS Announced At Theatre West, February 5
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2023

Theatre West will be the host venue for The 36th Annual Robby Awards ceremony, celebrating excellence in theatre in the Los Angeles area.

The Del Shores Foundation Presents First Del Shores Foundation Writers Festival Next  Photo The Del Shores Foundation Presents First Del Shores Foundation Writers Festival Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

The Del Shores Foundation presents its first weekend-long Del Shores Foundation Writers Festival September 9-11, 2022 at the Trinity River Arts Center in Dallas. The festival will feature live stage readings of all three winning scripts from the first Del Shores Foundation Writers Search along with panels featuring industry experts in theatre and film focused specifically on writing.

Inaugural Del Shores Foundation Writers Search Winners Announced Photo Inaugural Del Shores Foundation Writers Search Winners Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

From August to December, LGBTQ+ identifying writers living in thirteen Southern states submitted their unproduced plays, screenplays and shorts/web series scripts to the Del Shores Foundation Writers Search. Through a series of judging panels assembled from industry professional across the arts and entertainment industry, here are the selected winners:

I DREAMED A DREAMGIRL Starring Emerson Collins and Blake Mciver to Hit the Road This  Photo I DREAMED A DREAMGIRL Starring Emerson Collins and Blake Mciver to Hit the Road This Summer
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2022

The stars of four seasons of BRAVO's hit social series 'The People's Couch,' EMERSON COLLINS and BLAKE McIVER EWING are performing together for the first time and launching a national tour of their new live duo musical cabaret nonsense show I DREAMED A DREAMGIRL.

Uptown Players Presents BROADWAY OUR WAY 2022 Photo Uptown Players Presents BROADWAY OUR WAY 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022

Uptown Players presents its 19th annual fundraiser Broadway Our Way '22. This year's production is written and directed by B.J. Cleveland, choreographed by Andrew Coopman with music direction by Kevin Gunter and Kelley Poche Rodriguez and musical arrangements by Adam C. Wright. Broadway Our Way will run June 9 - 12, at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. This year's event includes the return of two special guests, Emerson Collins and Black McIver

FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Line Photo FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

BroadwayHD is delivering a variety of titles this June for viewers at home to stream. Additionally, they offer an extensive list of titles and documentaries worth viewing in honor of Pride month!

BWW Interview: HADESTOWN's Levi Kreis Always Singing, Ever Preaching To Make A Differ Photo BWW Interview: HADESTOWN's Levi Kreis Always Singing, Ever Preaching To Make A Difference
by Gil Kaan - Apr 21, 2022

Next up at the Ahmanson, the Los Angeles engagement of the eight-time Tony Award-winning Hadestown opening April 27, 2022. Rachel Chavkin directs this touring cast which includes Nicholas Barasch¬†as Orpheus,¬†Morgan Siobhan Green¬†as Eurydice, Tony Award winner¬†Levi Kreis¬†as Hermes,¬†Kimberly Marable¬†as Persephone and Olivier Award¬ģ¬†nominee¬†Kevyn Morrow¬†as Hades. Also featured, Bel√©n Moyano,¬†Bex Odorisio,¬†Shea Renne,¬†Lindsey Hailes,¬†Chibueze Ihuoma,¬†Will Mann,¬†Sydney Parra¬†and¬†Jamari Johnson Williams. Levi managed to find some time between his rehearsals and songwriting to response to a few of my queries.

Pandora Productions Presents A VERY SORDID WEDDING This Spring Photo Pandora Productions Presents A VERY SORDID WEDDING This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

It’s 2015, and seventeen years later, the sordid saga continues with all the same crazy characters we love. After a chance meeting with a dangerous criminal, Brother Boy, who has added Loretta and Dolly to his repertoire, is forced out on the run.

Wheat Ridge Theatre Company Presents SORDID LIVES Photo Wheat Ridge Theatre Company Presents SORDID LIVES
by Stephi Wild - Dec 30, 2021

On January 21, 2022, Wheat Ridge Theatre Company (WRTC) will open Sordid Lives at the John Hand Theater located at 7653 E. 1st Place on the Colorado Free University Campus at Lowry. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm; Sunday at 2:30pm through February 13. There will also be an Industry Night on Thursday, February 3 at 7:30pm.

Photos: Hollywood Museum Welcomes Celebrities for Lobby Tree Trimming Photo Photos: Hollywood Museum Welcomes Celebrities for Lobby Tree Trimming
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2021

Prior to the pandemic, an average of 10 million tourists and fans would visit a 15-block stretch of Hollywood Boulevard every year to visit the Walk of Fame and The Hollywood Museum - Today, it is anything but business as usual for the popular sites. So the museum, located in the Historic Max Factor building, has been sponsoring exciting and star studded events to bring the public back to the area.

BWW Review: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at Palm Canyon Theatre Photo BWW Review: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at Palm Canyon Theatre
by Stan Jenson - Nov 19, 2021

A very magical combination of excellence has just occurred in Palm Springs theatre, and even though it's only for one weekend, I wanted to tip you off to it. The show is Del Shores' newest play, This Side of Crazy. The magic occurs when this smart script is delivered by four of the Coachella Valley's finest actresses under the helm of one of the valley's top directors, Richard Marlow.

BWW Previews: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at Palm Canyon Theatre Photo BWW Previews: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at Palm Canyon Theatre
by Stan Jenson - Nov 10, 2021

Playwright Del Shores and Palm Canyon Theatre (PCT) have a long-lasting love affair with each other. The theatre recently presented their eighth production of Sordid Lives, and for the first time, ran the popular comedy for two weekends instead of one. There are two plaques for Palm Springs' Walk of Fame in the sidewalk in front of PCT. One is for the Layne Family, founders of the theatre company, and the other is for Del Shores!

BWW Review: SORDID LIVES at Palm Canyon Theatre Photo BWW Review: SORDID LIVES at Palm Canyon Theatre
by Stan Jenson - Sep 29, 2021

Palm Canyon Theatre (PCT) continues their gala 25th Anniversary Season with Del Shores‚Äô beloved Sordid Lives.¬† I say ‚Äúbeloved‚ÄĚ because this is the eighth time PCT has presented the outrageous comedy and audiences are snatching up tickets like they‚Äôre going to a long awaited family reunion.

BWW Previews: A VERY SORDID WEDDING at Uptown Players Photo BWW Previews: A VERY SORDID WEDDING at Uptown Players
by Zac Thriffiley - Sep 2, 2021

Uptown Players is proud to present the world premiere of A Very Sordid Wedding, based on Del Shores’ 2017 hit film of the same name. A Very Sordid Wedding will be the final installment of the postponed Uptown Players 2020 season, and performances will run September 24th through October 3rd at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. 

Uptown Players Presents Del Shores' A VERY SORDID WEDDING Photo Uptown Players Presents Del Shores' A VERY SORDID WEDDING
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2021

Uptown Players is proud to present the world premiere of A Very Sordid Wedding, based on Del Shores' 2017 hit film of the same name. A Very Sordid Wedding will be the final installment of the postponed Uptown Players 2020 season, and performances will run September 24th through October 3rd at the Kalita Humphreys Theater.

Leslie Jordan, Michael Taylor Gray, Tommy Woelfel and More to Take Part in SOUTHERN B Photo Leslie Jordan, Michael Taylor Gray, Tommy Woelfel and More to Take Part in SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES Reunion Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021

The Del Shores Foundation will present a one-night-only celebration of the 20th anniversary of Del Shores' GLAAD Award-winning play SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES for a #SissiesLivestream. The reunion will be live streamed as a benefit fundraiser on YouTube and Facebook on Sunday, August 22 at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern.

BWW Review: YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN at Palm Canyon Theatre Photo BWW Review: YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN at Palm Canyon Theatre
by Stan Jenson - Jul 12, 2021

Palm Canyon Theatre is back, and I couldn't be happier! Rather than opening post-pandemic with a gigantic blockbuster, they decided on You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and the audiences are the winners from that decision.

Pandora Productions Announces Open Call for 2021-2022 In Person Season Photo Pandora Productions Announces Open Call for 2021-2022 In Person Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021

Pandora Productions has announced auditions for the 2021-2022 In Person Season to be held on Tuesday, July 13 by appointment. This open audition is for actors, singers and dancers who’ve never worked with Pandora Productions before.

Nashville Community Mourns The Untimely Passing Of Actor/Producer/Writer/Voiceover Ar Photo Nashville Community Mourns The Untimely Passing Of Actor/Producer/Writer/Voiceover Artist LAQUITA JAMES
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 21, 2021

Members of the theater, film and voice-over communities in Nashville and beyond are still reeling from the news of the passing of LaQuita James, one of the region’s most prolific and best-loved artists, who was found dead in her home last Thursday, June 17. Her cause of death remains unknown, but she is thought to have died from natural causes, according to those close to her.

BKLYN - THE MUSICAL, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, ON THE TOWN & More Available to Strea Photo BKLYN - THE MUSICAL, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, ON THE TOWN & More Available to Stream on BroadwayHD This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

Leading the slate on June 1st is Tony Award winner John Cameron Mitchell's vibrant rock odyssey film Hedwig and The Angry Inch and On the Town, starring Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Jules Munshin as three fun-loving sailors who have 24 hours of shore leave in New York City and want to make every second count.

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