playwright and former Queer as Folk writer Del
Shores was honored with the 276th star on the Palm
Springs Walk of Stars on October 5. In addition,
Congresswoman Mary Bono was on hand to present Shores
with a Certificate of Special Congressional
Recognition. Other California politicians, including state
senator Denise Moreno Ducheny and Palm Springs mayor
Ron Oden, presented Shores with further official
Shores and his
theatrical troupe were in Palm Springs as part of the
national tour of Shores's plays Sordid Lives
and Southern Baptist Sissies. Other tour stops
this year include St. Louis, Nashville, and Fort Lauderdale,
Fla., with additional dates to be announced for 2007.
Complete information about the tour can be found at www.edbaran.com/aseasonofshores.
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