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Steel Magnolias
a Comedy/Drama
CATEGORY : COMEDY DRAMA
by Robert Harling

COMPANY : ACT1 [WEBSITE]
VENUE : ACT1 Theater [WEBSITE]
ID# 5039

SHOWING : March 03, 2017 - March 19, 2017

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

The celebrated Southern classic of family and friendship, this is the story of a group of strong and beautiful women who cluster around Truvy’s Beauty Parlor in a small Louisiana parish. The story centers on Shelby, who moves from wedding to childbirth to medical complications with a love of life and a willingness to face its possibilities bravely.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Jonathan Goff
Set Designer Bob Cookson
Costume Design Paige Crawford
Stage Manager Abigail Ellis
Sound/Light Designer Murray Mann
Props Manager Emily Voller
Annelle Ashley Owens Cahill
Truvy Alyssa Davis
MLynn Kerrie Hansen Doty
Ouiser Pam Duncan
Clairee Phyllis Giller
Shelby Carlye McLaughlin
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REVIEWS

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Golden Magnolias
by notoriousdad
Sunday, March 12, 2017
5.0
I just loved ACT1s take on Steel Magnolias! In the small setting at ACT, the story we all know and love is intimate and personal. Hats off to Director Jonathan Goff and his team for a presentation that is not completely traditional. Light, shadow, color, and texture are all used to punctuate the critical elements of the story in a very pleasing and subtle manner.

All 6 actresses in the show deserve credit for their wonderful performances. Their engagement is so natural that you feel like you could be another customer in Truvys Beauty Parlor, watching the events take place. Except you get to laugh (and cry) at those events and the emotions and moments that bind these women in friendship.

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