Sordid lives

a comedy in four chapters by Del Shores

Publisher: Samuel French in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Sordid lives | Del Shores
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Places:

  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Texas

Subjects:

  • Psychotherapist and patient -- Drama.,
  • Gay men -- Drama.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.,
  • Texas -- Drama.

Edition Notes

Statementby Del Shores.
GenreDrama.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.H5798 S67 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL99749M
ISBN 100573630437
LC Control Number99213834

The Del Shores Foundation is presenting this reading as a benefit for 23 non-profit theatres! I started in theatre, our work comes from theatre and Sordid Lives started as a play, so we thought this was a way we could entertain people and raise money for them to keep producing shows. THIS SUNDAY, 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern.   Sordid Lives is a sordid movie. March 6, | Rating: 2/10 John J. Puccio. Movie Metropolis. If only the lives in Sordid Lives were sordid. Instead, the movie might better be titled Loud Lives 37%(27). LaVonda DuPree is a character in Sordid Lives, played by Ann Walker in both the series and the film. She is the daughter of Peggy Ingram. She lives in Winters, Texas. History She had a Pekingese dog named Tiny, who was "squashed flatter than a pancake" . In late , I was walking down Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks with my late producing partner Sharyn Lane after a day of editing 'Sordid Lives.' We passed the Psychic Book Store and decided to go in and get a reading. We weren't believers, but what the hell? We needed a sign.

Get this from a library! Sordid lives: a comedy in four chapters. [Del Shores] -- A black comedy about white trash! The author of Daddy's Dyin' (Who's Got the Will?) brings you a comedy that was nominated for over thirty awards during its long run in Los Angeles. When Peggy, a. Sordid Lives. 8, likes 17 talking about this. THE FILM is being re-released by Wolfe September ! Pre-order your copy NOW!. SORDID LIVES: Hammer Time, Wash 'n Fold, & Smoky Fried Chicken by SordidLivesFan. A Very Sordid Wedding - Beehive - Longer by Sordid Lives.   This is a little fun I had with the movie "Sordid Lives." I'd love to know what people think of it. Cheers, Megadavy1.

Sordid Lives is a sordid movie. Original Score: 2/10 Chris Hewitt St. Paul Pioneer Press. Febru If only the lives in Sordid Lives were sordid. A Very Sordid Wedding () was written and directed by Del Shores. In , Shores directed Sordid Lives, and, after that, there was a Sordid Lives series on LOGO. (Everyone in the theater apparently knew all about LOGO, but I had to look it up.). Sordid Lives. 8, likes 11 talking about this. THE FILM is being re-released by Wolfe September ! Pre-order your copy NOW!. Sordid Lives. 75 likes 1 talking about this. Movie.

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Originally staged in Los Angeles, SORDID LIVES is a study in bad taste with a Texas twist. Grandma Peggy was "a good Christian woman" until her husband died and she took up honky-tonking, had a cheap affair with a neighbor's husband, and died when she tripped over his wooden legs in a seedy motel room.5/5(11).

Sordid Lives book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Comedy / 6m, 6f Winner. 14 DramaLogue awards including Best ProductionA bla /5. Having seen "Sordid Lives, The Series" broadcast in the US inthis movie was a "must have" when I returned home to England. Confusingly, the Series was made after the Movie but recounts the events leading up Sordid lives book the start of the Movie.

The Series is wonderful and I can't wait for it to become available here in the UK. We become intimate with the "Sordid Lives" of a family in a small Texas town preparing for their mother's funeral. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past 23 years dressed as Tammy Wynette, the sister and her best friend who live in delightfully kitschy homes, and the two daughters--one strait-laced, the other quite a.

Sordid Lives Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack. out of 5 stars Multi-Format $ $ FREE Shipping. Sordid (A Lancaster Series Standalone Novel Book 2) Part of: A Lancaster Series Standalone Novel (3 Books) | by Ava Harrison | out of 5 stars Kindle. Sordid Lives is a American independent romantic comedy film written and directed by Del Shores.

The film is based on Shores' play of the same name and includes elements of his life, according to the director's Sordid lives book commentary. The film was followed by the television series Sordid Lives: The Series.

The original stage play premiered in Los Angeles onand ultimately won. My only complaint is that this series has not returned for a second season. Hopefully there will be a second season in the future or even another movie as there are so many more stories to be told.

As for now, we have "Sordid Lives" the movie and "Sordid Lives: The Series" to enjoy over and over/5(). When a gay Hollywood actor returns home to his small Texas town for his grandmother's funeral, the sordid lives of his dysfunctional family are revealed.

Created by Del Shores. With Beth Grant, Rue Sordid lives book, Caroline Rhea, Jason Dottley. A prequel to the film of the same name, focusing on the exploits of an eccentric Texan family. Directed by Del Shores. With Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Olivia Newton-John, Kirk Geiger. As three generations of a family in a small Texas town gather for a funeral, we learn the hilarious, sad, trashy truth of their "Sordid Lives.".

SORDID LIVES was originally produced by Del Shores in association with Jeff Murray and Nicolette Chaffey for Theatre/Theater in Hollywood, California, It was directed by Del Shores.

It was directed by Del Shores. Sordid Lives: The Series (created by Del Shores) is the story of a small town Texas family presided over by matriarch Peggy Ingram (Rue McClanahan) who takes in the town bar singer Bitsy Mae Harling (Olivia Newton-John) who has just been released from prison/5().

TVGuide has every full episode so you can stay-up-to-date and watch your favorite show Sordid Lives: The Series anytime, anywhere. The opening theme song and reprise from Del Shore's film "Sordid Lives" sung by Olivia Newton John, with the opening sequence now free of Ty's therapy.

Sordid Lives starts out as chicken-fried farce, as a funeral is prepared for a woman who died when she tripped over her adulterous lover's wooden legs; about midway the emphasis shifts to a drag queen unfairly held in a mental institution and the dead woman's grandson, an actor in Los Angeles who hasn't come out to his mother.

Title Sordid Lives Year Director Del Shores Genre Comedy, Romance Interpreted by. Delta Burke; Olivia Newton-Jonn; All actors – Olivia Newton-John, Kirk.

In this cult classic comedy from writer-director Del Shores, a gay West Hollywood actor returns home to his small Texas town for his grandmother’s funeral. As we meet the three generations of his dysfunctional family, the hilariously trashy truth of their “sordid lives” is revealed.

SORDID LIVES features an all-star ensemble cast, including Olivia Newton-John (Grease), Delta Burke (TV. Sordid Lives by Del Shores. Paperback (REV & Rewritten ed.) $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase.

Publish your book with B&N. Learn : Samuel French, Incorporated. Based on the Shores’ play of the same name, “Sordid Lives” tells the story of a trash-talking, wacky family who gathers for their grandmother’s funeral. When. The reading will star cast from the original play, the cult-hit film, LOGO's "Sordid Lives: The Series" and the marriage equality-themed film sequel "A Very Sordid Wedding.".

Comedy # in Books > Textbooks > Humanities > Literature > American Literature Originally staged in Los Angeles, SORDID LIVES is a study in bad taste with a Texas twist. Grandma Peggy was "a good Christian woman" until her husband died and she took up.

The spirit of Tammy Wynette visits Brother Boy, and he meets Dr. Eve, who announces she's going to dehomosexualize him. Bitsy Mae drags Peggy to the bar, where Latrelle spies her dancing with G.W. Noleta spends time with her new, electronic sexual aid.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Sordid Lives: The Series (DVD) at (7). Del Shores has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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Watch Sordid Lives: The Series season 1 episode 4 online. The complete guide by MSN. Click here and start watching the full episode in seconds.

Sordid Lives: The Series is an American television series created, written, and directed by Del acts as a prequel to the film Sordid Lives, also by Shores, self-described as a "black comedy about white trash".The show is set in small town Texas and centers on the Ingram family. It stars Rue McClanahan, Olivia Newton-John, Caroline Rhea, Leslie Jordan, Beth Grant and most of the.

"Sordid Lives" began as a play in a 64 seat theatre in Los Angeles in It ran for 13 months and has since been produced by more than theater companies. The "Sordid Lives" film was based on Shores' play and starred Newton-John, Rue McClanahan and Delta Burke. Robert E.

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in History from SUNY. Watch Sordid Lives: The Series season 1 episode 5 online. The complete guide by MSN. Click here and start watching the full episode in seconds. Del Shores is the author of Sordid Lives ( avg rating, 57 ratings, 1 review, published ), Daddy's dyin' ( avg rating, 23 ratings, 0 reviews, /5.

I think the word "sordid" describe the book perfectly so for that: "4 sordid stars" I'm a huge fan of Ava Harrison's writing. She has a writing style that suck you into a book and make the rest of the world disappear. This book is not the exception.

The story was catching and then you are so curious if what happen when the sh*** happens/5().Based on the Shores’ play of the same name, “Sordid Lives” tells the story of a trash-talking, wacky family who gathers for their grandmother’s funeral. When their grandmother is found dead in a seedy hotel room next to a much younger man, her passing brings the small community together as the town's characters rehash their worthless.