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Steel Magnolias
CATEGORY : COMEDY DRAMA
by Robert Harling

COMPANY : The Dawson County Arts Council [WEBSITE]
VENUE : The Dawson County Arts Council [WEBSITE]
ID# 3891

SHOWING : December 03, 2010 - December 11, 2010

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION


The Dawson County Arts Council Proudly Presents STEEL MAGNOLIAS.

Show dates are December 3,4,10,11th at 8:00pm at the Dawson County Middle School Theater.

Tickets are $8.00 for Students, $10.00 for Seniors and DCAC Members, and $12.00 for Adults. Tickets can be purchased through the Dawson County Arts Council's website, http://www.dawsonarts.org/ or by calling the Bowen Center for the Arts, (706) 216-2787.


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 strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Jamie Fambrough
Stage Manager Sean Newman
Assistant Director Linda Thompson
Annelle Brooke Caldwell
M'Lynn Vanessa Cowie
Ousier Debbi Hamm
Shelby Megan Kulish
Truvy Elizabeth Noles
Clairee Stephanie Sartain
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