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MEET THE PRODUCERS

Shores has written, directed and produced for film, network and cable television, and theatre.  His most recent film, a hybrid adaptation of his GLAAD Award-winning play Southern Baptist Sissies, won fifteen film festival awards including 8 Audience Awards and is available on all platforms.  His film, Blues For Willadean, is an adaptation of his NAACP Award-winning play The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife starring Beth Grant, Dale Dickey and Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer.  A film adaptation of his play Daddy’s Dyin’ (Who’s Got The Will?) was released by MGM and Propaganda Films. Shores wrote and directed the film version of his play Sordid Lives starring Beau Bridges, Delta Burke, Olivia Newton-John, Bonnie Bedelia, Leslie Jordan and Beth Grant with many of the actors from the original stage cast. Sordid Lives: The Series, a television series prequel to the film, premiered on Viacom’s LOGO network in 2008, and Shores created, wrote, directed and executive produced all 12 episodes.  Shores’ seven plays have run for over six years collectively in Los Angeles where they all premiered and won numerous awards from GLAAD, the NAACP, the LA Drama Critic’s Circle, LA Stage Alliance, LA Weekly and Backstage.  Find more information on his Facebook page HERE.

Del Shores

Writer/Director/Producer

Emerson Collins

Producer

Collins is an actor, producer and TV personality who starred for four seasons on BRAVO's The People's Couch. He produced and starred in Southern Baptist Sissies, winning Best Actor in a Feature Film from the Red Dirt International Film Festival. In 2015, Emerson starred in the regional theatre premiere of the one man show Buyer & Cellar winning the Desert Theatre League Award for Best Actor in a Comedy.  Emerson co-hosted "The Del & Emerson Show," UBN Radio's number one podcast for two years.  Emerson produced Blues For Willadean, the film adaptation of the NAACP Award-winning play The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife starring Beth Grant, Dale Dickey and Octavia Spencer. As Vice-President of Development for Del Shores Productions, Emerson co-produced Sordid Lives: The Series for MTV's LOGO, and produced A Season of Shores and the national tour of  and Sordid Lives.  He also produced the world premiere of Shores' play Yellow, selected as Critic's Choice by the LA Times, LA Weekly and Backstage and winner of the LA Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Production.  Emerson also directed and produced the live DVD tapins of Shores' one man shows Del Shores: My Sordid Life, Del Shores: Sordid Confessions and Del Shores: Naked. Sordid. Reality.  Visit Emerson's website for more information HERE.

Louise H. Beard

Executive Producer

Louise H. Beard is a Tony-winning producer for A Gentleman’s Guide to Murder and produced the world premiere of the three-time Tony nominated A Christmas Story. Broadway producing credits include Ragtime (7 Tony/8 Drama Desk nominations), Finian’s Rainbow (3 Tony/8 Drama Desk nominations), The Pee-Wee Herman Show, The Scottsboro Boys, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Porgy and Bess, Nice Work If You Can Get It, and Ghost, the Musical. Off Broadway and National Tour producing work includes Through the Night, Leslie Jordan’s My Trip Down the Pink Carpet, A Sordid Affair and the LA Drama Critic’s Circle Award-winning world premiere of Del Shores’ Yellow. She produced the DVD’s of Del Shores: My Sordid Life and Del Shores: Sordid Confessions, and was an Executive Producer for Blues For Willadean.

in association with

Buffalo Gal Pictures

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS - PHYLLIS LAING & JEFF BEESLEY

Buffalo Gal Pictures is an independent, award-winning production house specializing in feature film and television production as well as 3D animation and visual effects. Since 1994, the company has successfully developed and produced challenging and diverse projects by nurturing collaborative relationships with creative talent and by establishing coproduction partnerships with industry peers, and in the process been responsible for over $250M in feature film and television production. Past successcess include Guy Maddin's seminal film My Winnipeg, awarded four stars by pre-eminent gfilm critic Roger Eberrt; the critically-lauded HBO Canada television series Less Than Kind, executive produced by Kids in the Hall/SNL alum Mark McKinney, and acclaimed feature films including Aloft, starring Jennifer Connelly, The Stone Angel, featuring Ellen Burstyn and Ellen Page, and  All The Wrong Reasons with Cory Monteith.

ADDITIONAL PRODUCERS

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

CAMELOT THEATRES

ROZENE & RIC SUPPLE

CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

STUART HOWELL BELL

CO-PRODUCERS

DONNA MATHEWSON

ANTHONY GORE

CARL FOSTER MILLER

& KARL H. CHRISTIANSON

CRAIG & SCOTT

CAULFIELD-SEIDNER

ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS

JO CROOKS

RONALD W. HENSON

CASH KEAHEY

JAMES W. LAVECK

JOHN PAFFORD

THRESA RICHARDSON

CORRINE BELL & CHERYL OBER

RICK LeBLANC

DENNIS FRISMAN

STEVE MCKENNA & TIM TYSON

CYNTHIA SANDERS

MICHAEL SCHMIEDE

MICHAEL TRISTANI & DAVID URBAN

SQUARE 1 THEATRICS

JAY LELAND KROTTINGER &

RYAN JUDE TANNER

CHUCK WILMESHER, JR.