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SORDID LIVES presented by Fondren Theatre Workshop
Scrooge's Restaurant and Pub
Jackson, MS
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***PLEASE DOUBLE-CHECK THE DROP-DOWN LIST ON THE LEFT SIDE BELOW TO MAKE SURE THE CORRECT DATE/TIME OF THE PERFORMANCE YOU WANT TO SEE HAS BEEN SELECTED BEFORE PROCEEDING TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS***ALL SALES ARE FINAL--NO REFUNDS. EXCHANGES MAY BE MADE AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION AND BASED UPON AVAILABILITY.***

Welcome to Winters, TX, where three generations of a wacky family have gathered for the funeral of their matriarch, Peggy, an otherwise "fine upstanding woman" who's died under rather sordid circumstances involving a motel room and a pair of wooden legs. By turns both poignant and irreverently hilarious, the play reveals a family at their worst and their best as they come to grips with their grief, their secrets, and each other.

This "black comedy about white trash" penned by Del Shores, author of "Daddy's Dyin'--Who's Got the Will?," "Sordid Lives" received 14 Drama-Logue Awards in its original Los Angeles run, and was adapted into a 2000 motion picture starring Delta Burke, Beau Bridges, and Emmy Winner Leslie Jordan of "Will & Grace," which gained a cult following status, resulting in a subsequent 2008 television series and a just-released film sequel, "A Very Sordid Wedding," now in limited release.

The show will be presented "cabaret-style" in the banquet room of Scrooge's Restaurant, with the action at just arms' length from the audience, who are encouraged to enjoy dinner in the restaurant prior to the show, as well as full beverage service both pre-show and during intermission. A portion of proceeds will benefit the MS Chapter of the Human Rights Campaign.

THIS PLAY CONTAINS PROFANITY AND ADULT THEMES AND IS MEANT FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.  IF YOU'RE EASILY OFFENDED, THIS AIN'T THE SHOW FOR YOU!

Performance dates/times:
Thursday, May 11,7:30 PM
Friday, May 12, 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 13, 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Thursday, May 18, 7:30 PM
Friday, May 19, 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 20, 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 21, 2:00 PM

***ALL ONLINE SALES END APPROXIMATELY 2 HOURS BEFORE CURTAIN TIME, BUT TICKETS MAY ALSO BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR.***PLEASE CALL 601-301-2281 IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.  PLEASE DO *NOT* CALL SCROOGE'S RESTAURANT.

PRODUCED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
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Location

Scrooge's Restaurant and Pub (View)
5829 Ridgewood Rd.
Jackson, MS 39211
United States

Categories

Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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