Steel Magnolias By Robert Harling ***Runs For One More Weekend***

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Steel Magnolias By Robert Harling ***Runs For One  More Weekend***
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Richardson Theatre Centre's second show of the 2015 season:
The heartwarming comedy STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by Robert Harling
Directed by Rachael Lindley

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 , the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town's rich curmudgeon, Ouiser; an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M'Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby 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.

Runs for 3 weekends: Friday March 20 thru Sunday April 5
Friday & Saturday nights at 8pm; Sunday matinees at 2pm
Thursdays March 26 & April 2 at 7:30
Tickets: Thursday & Sunday shows: $20
Friday & Saturday nights: $22

**Groups of 8 or more receive $2 off the ticket price**
Call 972-699-1130 to reserve your seats.
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