Sordid Lives Cast Spotlight: Lori Lee as Sissy

Sordid Lives Cast Spotlight: Lori Lee as Sissy
Lori Lee

Proud Mary Theatre Company will present SORDID LIVES, the classic cult comedy by Del Shores, August 12-21 as our first indoor performance in 18 months.

Shows are Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. with two Saturday matinees at the Artists Collective Spartanburg. MASK ARE REQUIRED! SEATING IS VERY LIMITED DUE TO COVID and reduced seating capacity, so reserve your tickets today. 

In this beloved cult classic play, a colorful family from a small Texas town must come to grips with the accidental death of the elderly family matriarch during a clandestine meeting in a seedy motel room with her much younger, married neighbor. The woman’s family must deal with their own demons while preparing for what could be an embarrassing funeral.

Lori Lee plays Sissy in Proud Mary Theatre Company’s Sordid Lives. Favorite shows and roles include Mamma Mia, Almost Maine and The Last Night of Ballyhoo at Tryon Little Theater; Vernadette in The Dixie Swim Club, Angela in Honky Tonk Angels, Cathy in The Last Five Years, Louise in Always Patsy Cline, Mrs. Peterson in Bye Bye Birdie, Martha in The Secret Garden, Dearly Departed as Suzanne, Mrs. Potts in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables and many others. Lori is a graduate of North Greenville University, and Converse College. She has also had the opportunity to join several traveling troupes and choirs allowing her to use her talents in, England, Italy, Ireland, Austria, Canada, Maine, Florida, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, and across South Carolina. Lori works for Security Finance and is a member of the chancel choir at Trinity United Methodist Church in Spartanburg.

Also directed by Scott Waddell, Sordid Lives stars Waddell as Brother Boy; Jada LaShay Samona Jilton McMillan as Latrelle;Lori Lee as Sissy, Elizabeth Colson as Lavonda, Patty Bloomer as Juanita; Zachary Urban as Ty; Kenneth Snart as Wardell; Sandy Staggs as Odell; Mark Monaghan as G.W.; and Jessie Cantrell as Bitsy Mae.

Proud Mary Drag Race winner Rylee Hunty and current Miss Upstate Pride will make her first appearance as Ms. Proud Mary 2021 on Friday, August 20 @ 8 pm with a special performance.

SEATING IS VERY LIMITED DUE TO COVID and reduced seating capacity, so reserve your tickets today. 

August 12-21, 2021
Thursday – Saturday @ 8 p.m. and 2 pm Saturday matinees
Artists Collective Spartanburg
578 West Main St,
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Tickets: $20

Visit https://proudmarytheatre.com/ for more info.

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