See a full list of Del Shores’ work, here.
- Southern Baptist Sissies
The journey of four gay boys in the Baptist Church. A tragi-comedy.
GLAAD winner 2001 for Outstanding Los Angeles Theatre Production.
Two-Act: 2 hours – one set
7M: 4 play 8-late 20s, 50+, 40-60; pianist plays for and in the show
2F: 40-60, 30-50
- Sordid Lives
When Peggy trips on her lover’s wooden legs, all hell breaks loose in the small town of Winters, Texas.
The cult movie is based on this hysterical play.
Two-Act: 2 hours – 4 sets
6F: 40s, 50s
Gracie Westmoreland is the daughter in a perfect family, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Her best friend, Kendall, is a young, gay boy, who’s at constant odds with his abusive, fundamentalist mother, Sister Timothea. During the course of a year, the Westmorelands experience a tragedy, which rocks them to the breaking point.
“Yellow” explores themes of cowardice, intolerance, and the damage caused to families by secrets, rejection, and the difficulty of forgiveness.
2010 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for Best Production, and for Best World Premiere Play.
The Ted Schmitt Award for Best World Premiere Script.
Backstage Garland Awards for Best Production, Playwriting, and Best Direction.
Broadway World Awards for Best New Work Equity Show
Two-Act: 2 hours – 3 sets
3M: 15, 17, 40s
3F: 15, 2 in 40s