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Steel Magnolias
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This show is produced with special permission by Robert Narling.

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Perfomances:
June 3rd thru June 26th, 2016
Friday & Saturday performances at 8pm
Sunday Matinees at 3pm

The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, (“I’m not crazy, I’ve just been in a bad mood for forty years”); an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M’Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby (the prettiest girl in town), is about to marry a “good ole boy.” Filled with hilarious repartee and not a few acerbic but humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play moves toward tragedy when, in the second act, the spunky Shelby (who is a diabetic) risks pregnancy and forfeits her life. The sudden realization of their mortality affects the others, but also draws on the underlying strengthand lovewhich give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad. Produced with permission from Dramatists Play Service.

Talent:
The Cast
Directed by Christopher DeJohn
Starring April Bennett, Becky Cummings Carmen Dunn, Hannah Overton,
Rebecca Ruhd and Rebecca Thomas

Season Sponsors:
Don & Marilyn Murdock
Sal & Carol Lelani
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