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Rumpelstiltskin
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joined:4/22/07
Stages' Steel Magnolias
Posted: 8/3/12 at 09:05am
Another home run for the Houston home team. David - I agree with all the points you made and praise you heaped in the BWW review; it was a joy to watch such talented actors embody these terrific characters. The obvious audience favorite the night I saw the show was Susan Koozin’s Ouiser, the perfect intersection of actor and role; however, my only small criticism is that the cast frequently spoke through the laughs she earned from nearly every line.

This one is not to be missed.

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DEClarke
Broadway Legend
joined:11/22/06
Stages' Steel Magnolias
Posted: 8/6/12 at 03:12pm
I also did not like that they spoke through the laughs, but had they stopped the show would have been over four hours long. I agree that Ouiser is an audience favorite, but the night I saw it, I'd have to guess that Clairee was the most liked by the crowd.

 

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