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The Del Shores Foundation, John and Louise Beard,

Terrific New Theatre, and Avenue D present ...

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Come dressed as your favorite character for a chance to win a
SORDID LIVES gift, personalized by Del Shores!!

Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm

Del Shores is coming to Terrific New Theatre, along with his accomplice Emerson Collins. This two-event, fantastic weekend will happen at AVENUE D and will help kick TNT back into the entertainment scene in Birmingham. All proceeds will support TNT's relocation efforts.

Tickets to the movie are $22 online. ($25 at the door)

Join us SATURDAY for an exclusive showing of "SORDID LIVES" the movie...with the creator in the room! Dress as your favorite character from the movie and have a chance to win a personalized gift from Del Shores!

Sunday, November 13 at 2:30pm

Del Shores, along with his accomplice Emerson Collins, will be at Avenue D for a second event. THIS ONE is going to be one to remember! Your ticket gets you fantastic food, drinks, and a seat in the audience to watch Del "spill the tea". This show is ALL NEW, sinfully unscripted, and we can't wait to hear what might come out of Del's mouth!

Tickets to this performance are $100.

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Del Shores – writer/director/producer

Del Shores has written, directed and produced successfully across studio and independent film, network and cable television and regional and national touring theatre. He is the writer/director/producer of the films Sordid Lives, Blues for Willadean, Southern Baptist Sissies and A Very Sordid Wedding. He wrote and executive produced the MGM feature Daddy's Dyin'...Who's Got The Will? He has written eleven plays, produced thousands of times worldwide, four adapted for screen.  His publisher is Samuel French/Concord Theatricals. In television, Del wrote, directed, executive produced and created the LOGO series, Sordid Lives: The Series. He also wrote and executive produced Showtime's Queer As Folk for the last three seasons, wrote and produced for Dharma & Greg and Ned & Stacey. He has directed Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer; Grammy Award winner Olivia Newton-John; Emmy winners/nominees Beau Bridges, Delta Burke, Leslie Jordan, Bonnie Bedelia, Bobbie Eakes, Patrika Darbo and Rue McClanahan; Spirit Award winner Dale Dickey; Screen Actor's Guild Award-winner Beth Grant; as well as Caroline Rhea, Debby Holiday and David Steen. As a performer, Shores has performed in hundreds of standup gigs, with multiple national tours and four live filmed DVDs including his one man play Six Characters In Search of a Play. He is a GLAAD Award, NAACP Award and a LA Weekly Lifetime Achievement award winner.

Emerson Collins – producer/actor/director

Emerson Collins is an actor/producer/director known for four seasons of BRAVO’s The People’s Couch. He starred in the live musical RENT on FOX as “Steve” singing “Will I?” and produced and starred in A Very Sordid Wedding.  Emerson won the Desert Theatre League Award for Best Actor in a Comedy for the one-man show Buyer & Cellar with Coyote Stageworks. He produced and starred in Southern Baptist Sissies, winning Best Actor at the Red Dirt International Film Festival, and produced the national tour of the play of Sissies and Sordid Lives.  Emerson co-produced and recurred in LOGO’s Sordid Lives: The Series. He produced Blues For Willadean, starring Octavia Spencer and Beth Grant, and directed the play and film of Del Shores’ Six Characters In Search of a Play. He starred in and assist directed the world premiere production of the stage version of A Very Sordid Wedding. He’s been named one of the OUT 100, wrote as a columnist for the Dallas Voice and has appeared at film festivals all over the world. He is the Program Director for the Del Shores Foundation and currently touring with Blake McIver and their duo cabaret show “I Dreamed A Dreamgirl.”

www.emersoncollins.com

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