STEEL MAGNOLIAS Rehearsals Begin Monday
STEEL MAGNOLIAS begins rehearsals Monday, February 14. Starring Delta Burke as Truvy, Christine Ebersole as M'Lynn, Rebecca Gayheart as Shelby, Marsha Mason as Ouiser, Lily Rabe as Annelle and Frances Sternhagen as Clairee, the play by Robert Harling, will open Monday, April 4, 2005 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street, east of Broadway). The production, which marks the Broadway premiere of the play, is directed by Jason Moore. Previews on March 15, 2005.
STEEL MAGNOLIAS follows the lives of six indomitable Southern women as they share their personal triumphs, tragedies, beauty tips, recipes, and more than the occasional piece of scandalous gossip in Truvy's beauty shop in Chinquapin, Louisiana.
Set design is by Anna Louizos, costume design is by David Murin, lighting design is by Howell Binkley, sound design by Ken Travis and hair design is by Bobby H. Grayson.
STEEL MAGNOLIAS will be produced on Broadway by Roy Gabay, Robyn Goodman, Danzansky Partners, Ergo Entertainment, Ruth Hendel, Sharon Karmazin, Susan Dietz/Ina Meibach, Michael Galvis/Billy Huddleston, and Elsa Daspin Suisman/Martha R. Gasparian.
Tickets for STEEL MAGNOLIAS are now on sale through an American Express ® Gold Card Events exclusive pre-sale period. Please call 1-800-292-9465 or go online at www.broadwayoffers.com. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Wednesday, February 23 through Telecharge.com online and by phone at (212) 239-6200. The Lyceum box office will open Monday, February 28.
Performances are Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8pm, matinees Wednesdays at 2pm, Saturdays at 2pm and Sundays at 3pm. Opening Night is Monday, April 4 (curtain time tba). Please note, there will be no performance Tuesday, April 5.