Tag: Sordid Lives

REVIEW: Leslie Jordan’s “Fruit Fly”

While hysterically funny in ways that print cannot do justice, Fruit Fly is, first and foremost, a performance: In the course of 90 minutes (it was only suppose to be about 70, but he was on a roll), Jordan spoke not only in his own voice but that of his still-living mother, a hard-drinking Southern lady, an antique drag queen, an obese speakeasy

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Shores, Dottley announce split

Del Shores announced via Facebook this weekend that he and husband Jason Dottley, his producing partner and one of the stars of his series Sordid Lives, have decided to divorce. They met 10 years ago and had a commitment...

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Applause: Stage pink

Queer highlights from the upcoming theater season RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer Anticipation should be strong for the upcoming theater season in general. Ambitious shows like Giant, The Tempest, West Side Story and Hairspray all...

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Caroline Rhea tapped as Black Tie M.C.

Comedienne and actress Caroline Rhea will be master of ceremonies for the 2011 Black Tie Dinner, set for Nov. 12 at the Sheraton Dallas, BTD officials announced this week. Organizers called the addition of Rhea “the latest...

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Men about towns

Jason Dottley and Del Shores are happy making Dallas their second home POWER COUPLE | Dottley, left, pursues his music career with a show in Dallas Friday, while Shores has added standup comedy to a resume that includes...

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Weekly Best Bets • 01.14.11

Click here to view the full calendar. Friday 01.14 Hunka hunka burnin’ love times 2 If you’re going to have a birthday party, the best idea is to have not one, but two hot men jump out of the cake. Or is that just us? The Tin...

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Another reason to go to Aspen: Leslie Jordan

Last week, I mentioned that time was running out to get some early-bird deals for Aspen Gay Ski Week, the Who’s-your-granddaddy of gay ski events. Scheduled entertainment included Dallas’ own Paul J. Williams, who...

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A single man

Jason Dottley is still married to queer Texas scribe Del Shores, but he plans to dominate the dance charts one spin at a time STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer stevencraiglindsey@me.com JASON DOTTLEY The Rose Room,...

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LSR: It takes everyone’s effort to succeed

Brian Franklin Team Blazing Saddles Brian Franklin Push, push, push! Pedal for your life! Well, that’s definitely the way it feels at times along the two-day, 150-mile bike ride across the Metroplex that is Lone Star Ride. Last...

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