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Sordid Lives

a Comedy
CATEGORY :
by Del Shores

COMPANY : Whole World Theatre [WEBSITE]
VENUE : Whole World Theatre [WEBSITE]
ID# 944

SHOWING : May 14, 2004 - July 03, 2004

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

Sordid Lives is a dark comedy about a dysfunctional Texas family. Grandma Peggy has passed away in a seedy motel room by tripping over the two wooden legs of her married lover G.W. and knocking her head on the bathroom sink. Her daughters, Lavonda and Latrelle, are arguing over whether to bury Peggy in her mink stole in the dead heat of summer. Latrelle is in denial about everything, including her gay son, Ty. Noleta, G.W.'s wife, and Lavonda have been popping valium and drinking tequila, while polishing a shotgun and planning revenge on G.W. for cheating on Noleta with Lavonda's mother. Meanwhile, Dr. Eve is working in a mental institution trying de-homosexulization therapy on Peggy's youngest, Brother Boy.


CAST & CREW LIST
Cast Chip Powell
Brother Boy Dan Balmer
G.W. Jeffrey Blake
Dr. Eve Lory Cox
LaTrelle Georgia Davidson
Noleta Susanna Ehrlich
Odell Jason Daniel Hood
Bitsy Mae Robin Lee
Sissy Talitha Mowery
Wardell Dan Pope
Ty Chip Powell
LaVonda Kim Salome
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REVIEWS

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Sordid Lives, Trailer Trash on Stage, Up-close and personal
by DavidStephens
Sunday, June 13, 2004
5.0
I saw this production last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. I saw the movie at a friend's place last year and bought the DVD the next day. You will enjoy this absurd story of the happenings in a small Texas town which take the death of a matriarch and turn it into a twisted, although hilarious tale. There's something for everyone in this show, but parental guidance is suggested. (for mature themes and language)

The ensemble cast does a fine job. You won't be disappointed! Shout outs to the cast and crew for a job well done. It's hard to stage a show when the movie is such a hoot and cult favorite, but Whole World has a hit on their hands with this one.

Reservations are recommended since the black box space only seats 50. Shows have been selling out. Luckily the show has just been extended [POST A COMMENT REGARDING THIS REVIEW]


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