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Artists And Activists Unite To Cook Up An Evening Of Queer Comfort Food For The Soul Photo Artists And Activists Unite To Cook Up An Evening Of Queer Comfort Food For The Soul
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2020

Y'all ready for a second helping? Wussy Mag, Queer Appalachia, and Southern Fried Queer Pride, three powerhouse stewards of Southern and Appalachian queer culture, have teamed up again to bring you 'The Big Ass Telethon to End Metronormativity: PART TWO.' The livestream event celebrating rural queer artists will air on Saturday, May 30 at 5pm PDT/8pm EDT on Twitch at @endmetronormativity.

BWW Review: Del Shores THIS SIDE OF CRAZY Women Prove to be the Salt of the Earth wit Photo BWW Review: Del Shores THIS SIDE OF CRAZY Women Prove to be the Salt of the Earth with Lots of Hot Pepper Underneath
by Shari Barrett - Feb 1, 2020

Popular American film director and producer, television writer and producer, playwright and actor Del Shores is an expert at creating mid-twentieth century lowbrow female characters; the salt of the earth Southern women on the surface who bubble with peppery torment beneath the surface, just waiting to explode. And now in his latest play, THIS SIDE OF CRAZY which Shores also directs at the Zephyr Theatre for its Los Angeles premiere, carries on the same tradition of a strong-willed, highly religious mother who raised her three very different daughters, each of whom has rebelled against family traditions and society's expectations - until they are called upon to reunite in the family home for some higher purpose.

Photo Flash: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at Zephyr Theatre Photo Photo Flash: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at Zephyr Theatre
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 1, 2020

Beard Collins Shores Productions is thrilled to present the Los Angeles premiere of Dale Dickey, Bobbie Eakes, Sharon Garrison and Rachel Sorsa starring in the Los Angeles premiere of THIS SIDE OF CRAZY, written and directed by Del Shores. THIS SIDE OF CRAZY opened on Friday, January 31 and will run through Sunday, March 8 at the Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Ave., in West Hollywood.

BWW Interview: Dale Dickey Keeps Coming Back to Del Shores & CRAZY Photo BWW Interview: Dale Dickey Keeps Coming Back to Del Shores & CRAZY
by Gil Kaan - Jan 23, 2020

The Los Angeles Premiere of prolific playwright Del Shore's latest THIS SIDE OF CRAZY begins January 30, 2020 at the Zephyr Theatre. Del's latest in his entertaining and relatable dysfunctional family tales centers on renown Gospel singer Ditty Blaylock as she's about to be honored by the Gospel Music Network. Unbeknownst to her adoring public, the promised reunion of her three singing daughters, estranged for twenty-five-plus years, may be the death of Ditty yet. I had the chance to ask a few questions of Del Shores regular Dale Dickey, who plays Abigail Blaylock, the crazy, angry daughter.

The 6th Act Presents A World Premiere Comedy THE $5 SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Photo The 6th Act Presents A World Premiere Comedy THE $5 SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2020

THE 6th ACT presents a world premiere comedy, a heartfelt love letter to all things 99-seat theatre, THE $5 SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, written by Matthew Leavitt (The Boomerang Effect) and directed by Joel Zwick (a?oeMy Big Fat Greek Wedding,a?? Serrano The Musical). THE $5 SHAKESPEARE COMPANY will open on Friday, February 7 at 8pm and run through Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Theatre 68, 5112 Lankershim Blvd. in Hollywood.  

CABARET, ALICE IN WONDERLAND and More Announced in BroadwayHD December Lineup Photo CABARET, ALICE IN WONDERLAND and More Announced in BroadwayHD December Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is warming up the winter weather with a hot new lineup of titles this month. On December 5, BroadwayHD starts the month with the critically-acclaimed musical film Cabaret starring Tony and Academy Award winner Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey.

Beard Collins Shores Productions will Present the Los Angeles Premiere of THIS SIDE O Photo Beard Collins Shores Productions will Present the Los Angeles Premiere of THIS SIDE OF CRAZY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019

Beard Collins Shores Productions will present the Los Angeles premiere of Dale Dickey, Bobbie Eakes, Sharon Garrison and Rachel Sorsa starring in the Los Angeles premiere of THIS SIDE OF CRAZY, written and directed by Del Shores. THIS SIDE OF CRAZY will preview on Thursday, January 30, 2020; will open on Friday, January 31 and run through Sunday, March 8 at the Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Ave., in West Hollywood.

BWW Review: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at New Conservatory Theatre Center is Del Shores Drama Photo BWW Review: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at New Conservatory Theatre Center is Del Shores Dramatic Confrontation of a Narcissistic Mother and Her Three Daughters
by Steve Murray - Oct 5, 2019

BWW Review: THIS SIDE OF CRAZY at New Conservatory Theatre Center is Del Shores dramatic confrontation of a narcissistic mother and her three daughters.

BWW Interview: Pam Trotter On Going From PURPLE to BLONDE Photo BWW Interview: Pam Trotter On Going From PURPLE to BLONDE
by Gil Kaan - Sep 3, 2019

Fresh from the combined creative minds of Jake O'Flaherty and Tom Misuraca, their SUICIDAL BLONDE will world premiere September 19, 2019 at the Whitefire Theatre. Their dark comedy take on suicide will be directed by Candi Milo. I had the opportunity to field a few questions to Pam Trotter, who plays BLONDE's integral Felicia. 

BWW Review: YELLOW is an Emotional Casserole Worth Going Back For Seconds at THEATRE  Photo BWW Review: YELLOW is an Emotional Casserole Worth Going Back For Seconds at THEATRE DOWNTOWN
by David Edward Perry - Aug 2, 2019

'Yellow' is Del Shore's roller coaster play of a 'perfect' southern family that is thrown into a building storm of emotional and physical turmoil. The struggle breaks opens layers of pain to expose raw, heavy and hard to face truths. Director Rhonda Erbrick success as a director is clear by the gasps and teary-eyed moments from the audience.

NCTC Presents World Premiere Of Del Shores' THIS SIDE OF CRAZY Photo NCTC Presents World Premiere Of Del Shores' THIS SIDE OF CRAZY
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2019

In September, New Conservatory Theatre Center is delighted to kick off its 2019-20 Season with the world premiere of This Side of Crazy, a delightfully campy comedy written and directed by cult-phenomenon, Del Shores. a?oeLittle superstars for Jesus,a?? the Blaylock Sisters, are all grown up and kind of a mess. There's Rachel, a Christian vlogger who still has sex with her comatose husband, Abigail, a chain-smoking virgin with anger management issues, and Bethany, a closeted atheist stripper. When their overbearing stage mother, Ditty, a?oevolunteersa?? her daughters for a star-studded reunion performance, all hell breaks loose. From the brilliant and hilarious mind that created Sordid Lives and Southern Baptist Sissies, comes a brand new play about fame, family, and finding your way back home.

Uptown Players Announces 2019-2020 Season Lineup - FUN HOME, HEAD OVER HEELS, and Mor Photo Uptown Players Announces 2019-2020 Season Lineup - FUN HOME, HEAD OVER HEELS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2019

Uptown Players, a professional theater group located in the Uptown area of Dallas, has announced its 2019-2020 season at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. The season will feature the regional premieres of the 2015 Tony Award winning musical, Fun Home, the 2019 Outer Critics Circle and Drama League nominated musical, Head Over Heels, and a new twist on the Nunsense holiday special, Nuncrackers. In addition, the season will include the 2017 Tony Award nominated play, Six Degrees of Separation. Uptown Players will also present two bonus add-on shows to its season lineup: the world premiere of the latest play (based on the hit film) from Del Shores, A Very Sordid Wedding and Uptown Players' annual fundraising production, Broadway Our Way.

BWW TV: BroadwayHD Brings SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES to Streaming Service to Celebrate  Photo BWW TV: BroadwayHD Brings SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES to Streaming Service to Celebrate Pride Month, Watch Trailer Here
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 17, 2019

Last week, to celebrate Pride Month, BroadwayHD brought Del Shores' Southern Baptist Sissies to the streaming service. An award-winning play starring Leslie Jordan, Willam Belli and Emerson Collins who narrates the story of four gay boys who are rife with conflict as they navigate their identities through the web of disapproving religious figures in their community. Watch a trailer here!

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to BroadwayHD Founders, Broadway Producer Photo Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to BroadwayHD Founders, Broadway Producers Bonnie Comley, Stewart Lane
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 3, 2019

Multiple Award Winning (Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, etc.), Broadway power producing couple, and founders of Broadway HD, Bonnie Comley and Stewart Lane, stopped by for a chat about what's the latest happening with them and Broadway HD, including the release of the recent, West End Production of 42ND STREET, choreographed by Tony Award© Nominee, Randy Skinner, currently streaming on their service.

MISS SAIGON, Lincoln Center CAROUSEL, And More Coming to BroadwayHD In June Photo MISS SAIGON, Lincoln Center CAROUSEL, And More Coming to BroadwayHD In June
by A.A. Cristi - May 30, 2019

'June is Busting Out All Over' at BroadwayHD and it has less to do with the summer sun than the star power that's about to be unleashed this month. 

Photo Flash: First Look at BOXING LESSONS at at The New American Theatre in Hollywood Photo Photo Flash: First Look at BOXING LESSONS at at The New American Theatre in Hollywood
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2019

Jack Stehlin's critically acclaimed The New American Theatre celebrates one year in its new home on Wilton Place in Hollywood with the world premiere of Boxing Lessons, a ferociously dark, savagely funny new comedy by John Bunzel (63 Trillion, Death of a Buick). Stehlin directs a top-flight cast for an April 26 opening on NAT's main stage in the company's newly refurbished space. Together, they put the capital "D" in family Dysfunction through June 2. Low-priced previews begin April 19.

NCTC Announces 2019-20 Season, Including Three World Premieres Photo NCTC Announces 2019-20 Season, Including Three World Premieres
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2019

New Conservatory Theatre Center Founder & Artistic Director Ed Decker announced the line-up for NCTC's 2019-20 subscription season last night at NCTC's annual Season Announcement Party for subscribers, donors and artists.

BOXING LESSONS Marks One Year at New American Theatre's Hollywood Home Photo BOXING LESSONS Marks One Year at New American Theatre's Hollywood Home
by Julie Musbach - Mar 26, 2019

Jack Stehlin's critically acclaimed The New American Theatre celebrates one year in its new home on Wilton Place in Hollywood with the world premiere of Boxing Lessons, a ferociously dark, savagely funny new comedy by John Bunzel (63 Trillion, Death of a Buick). Stehlin directs a top-flight cast for an April 26 opening on NAT's main stage in the company's newly refurbished space. Together, they put the capital 'D' in family Dysfunction through June 2. Low-priced previews begin April 19.

P3 Theatre Company Announces The Exciting Five Show Lineup For The Launch Of Their In Photo P3 Theatre Company Announces The Exciting Five Show Lineup For The Launch Of Their Inaugural Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2019

P3 Theatre Company announced today their five-show lineup to debut the Grand Opening of their new professional, non-profit 501(c)(3) theatre company. The first season will consist of Evita, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Tim Rice, Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling, Sordid Lives, by Del Shores, Gypsy, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and A Chorus Line, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Edward Kleban - all showcasing at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach.

Rockwell Hosts A STAR IS BORN Special Concert Event Photo Rockwell Hosts A STAR IS BORN Special Concert Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Conceived and Directed by Blake McIver (Ragtime, 'Full House,' 'The People's Couch'), A STAR IS BORN3 is an evening of music and moments from three iconic A Star Is Born films. Scenes and songs from the three separate yet similar stories are woven together as one to create a unique singular experience.

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