Category - Drama Date - 17/02/2020 - 19/02/2020 8:00 pm
by Robert Harling
directed by JC Bonar
The Butt Drama Circle’s 2020 Festival Play
All the ladies who are anybody in Chinquapin, Louisiana come to Truvy’s Beauty Salon to get their hair done. Wise-cracking Truvy and her eager new assistant Annelle – who isn’t sure whether or not she’s still married) dispense shampoo and free advice to an array of memorable characters. There’s the towns rich curmudgeon Ouiser (‘I’m not crazy, I’ve just been in a bad mood for 40 years’), Miss Clairee the eccentric millionaire with 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 Ol’ Boy’.
With comedy and tragedy in equal measure, Steel Magnolias is a play filled with hilarious repartee and humorously revealing exchanges. A testament to the touching quality of amiable company in good times and in bad.