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More info on upcoming auditions coming soon!

Sordid Lives
Dark Comedy by Del Shores

Directed by Lanier Young and Renea Runnels
Sunday and Monday, April 18th & 19th
7:00 p.m. (doors opening at 6:30pm for early arrivals)

Performances: June 11 – 20

Pasadena Little Theatre, Black Box Stage

4318 Allen-Genoa Rd, Pasadena, TX 77504

You may attend one of the audition sessions or both.
Cast size: 6 Male, 6 Female

No experience necessary. Must be at least 19 years old.

Auditions will be by reading of “sides” from the script (“sides” are pages taken out of the script in order to help you prepare for the audition) you can memorize this audition material, but it is not necessary. A copy of the audition sides can be obtained by sending a request to

If you cannot attend either audition or if you have questions, please contact the directors Lanier Young at 713-922-4914 or co-director Renea Runnels at 832-287-7781. We will be happy to try and make arrangements to see you at another time yet we cannot make any promises.


BITSY MAE HARLING (female any age): A guitar-playing ex-con singer.

TY WILLIAMSON (male 25 – 30): Mama’s grandson; Latrelle’s son; a young man on a journey of self-discovery.

SISSY HICKEY (female 50 – 65): Mama’s caretaker and dear family friend who picked the wrong day to quit smoking.

NOLETA NETHERCOTT (female 40 – 50):: The angry housewife; betrayed by her husband, G.W.

LATRELLE WILLIAMSON (female 40 – 60): One of Mama’s daughters; Ty’s uptight proper mother; LaVonda’s sister.

LA VONDA DUPREE (female 40 – 55): Latrelle’s liberal-minded worldly sister.

G.W.NETHERCOTT (male 40 – 55): Distraught legless Vietnam Vet; Noleta’s husband.

WARDELL”BUBBA” OWENS (male 40 – 55): Proprietor and bartender of Bubba’s Beer Joint; former gay-basher.

ODELL OWENS/ REVEREND BARNES (Supporting – male 40 – 55): Wardell’s worth less story-telling brother. / A preacher in the community.

DR. EVE BOLINGER (Supporting – female 40 – 50): Over-sexed pill-popping, alcoholic therapist.

EARL “BROTHERBOY” INGRAM (male 45 – 60): Mama’s son; Tammy-Wynette obsessed transvestite, locked away in a mental hospital.

JUANITA (female 40 – 65): Hard to tell how old she is. Town drunk, believes eye shadow does not have to stop at the brow.

**Please bring a list of your conflicts for ALL days between April 20 and June 20, 2021.