STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Riverside Theatre Center Non Equity Auditions

Posted: January 22, 2014
Audition Location: Fredericksburg, VA

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Steel Magnolias

By Robert Harling
Director: Sheri Edelen
Rehearsals Schedule TBA

Performances will run
May 10 – June 8

Auditions will be:
Monday, Feb 10
Sign-ups begin at 6:00pm
Auditions start at 6:30pm

Tuesday, Feb 11
Sign-ups begin at 6:00pm
Auditions start at 6:30pm


Riverside Dinner Theater
95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406

For auditions, you are asked to prepare a 1minute dramatic monologue and a 1 minute comedic monologue. Please bring a headshot, or recent photograph, and a resume. Auditions will be seen in the order in which you sign up, so please do not contact Riverside for an audition time.

The performance schedule is as follows:
Wednesday matinees at 1:30pm; Thursday through Saturday evenings at 8pm;
Sunday matinees at 3pm.

If you have any questions, feel free to call
Carole Shrader (Production Mgr.) at 540-842-0203.

Character Breakdown for Steel Magnolias

Truvy Jones – to play 35 ?45 ? Owns the beauty shop. Vivacious. Dispenses advice with lots of hairspray. Objective: to have a family. Misses her son, Poot.

Annelle Dupup?Desoto ? to play 18 ? 24 ? Newly hired assistant. Moves from unsure to wild to religious. Objective: to find acceptance.

Clairee Belcher ? to play 55 to late 60’s ? Widow of forme r mayor. Grand dame. Elegant, sophisticated, a true beauty. Objective: to find self worth or independence after her husband's death.

Shelby Eatenton?Latcherie – to play 19ish ? Prettiest girl in town. Loves pink. Strong willed, passionate. Objective: to be a mother and grandmother. Live a long life.

M'Lynn Eatenton ? to play 40 to 50’s ? Shelby's mother. Always knows what’s best, strong, stubborn, the heart of the piece. Objective: to protect her daughter.

Ouiser (pronounced Weezer) Boudreaux ? to play 55 to late 60’s ? Wealthy curmudgeon. Tough, Eccentric character. Objective: to be loved.

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