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Steel Magnolias at Forsyth County Arts and Learning Center (FoCAL)

Dates: (4/18/2024 - 4/28/2024 )

Theatre:

Forsyth County Arts and Learning Center (FoCAL)


1150 Dahlonega Hwy
Cumming,GA 30040

Phone: (470) 695-7826

Tickets: Adult - $20

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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 (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, ("I’m not crazy, I’ve just been in a bad mood for forty years"); an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has 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 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.


Ages: Recommended for PG Audiences

Cast and Creative team for Steel Magnolias at Forsyth County Arts and Learning Center (FoCAL)

Cast

Anna McClintock

Truvy


Katie Jennison

Shelby


Da’Non Dastugue

Clairee


Kim Norton

M'Lynn


Lauren Porter

Annelle


Kitt Ryan-Fores

Ouiser


Creative Team

Maxel Amdor

Director


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