Auditions: "Steel Magnolias"

Starts:Saturday, February 02, 2013  1:00 PMEnds:Sunday, February 03, 2013  3:00 PM
Cost:

Free

Dates:

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sunday, February 03, 2013

Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Event Description:

The Florence Playhouse proudly announces auditions for the classic play, "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling. The show will be directed by Melanie Heard.

At the Florence Playhouse: 208 Laurel St. in Old Town Florence.

Performances dates are July 5th-21st with a possible extension to July 28th. Rehearsals will begin early to mid-March. All roles are open. Please bring headshot/resume to the audition. Sides will be provided. No monologue is necessary.

Characters:

Truvy Jones-40ish. Owner of the beauty shop. Annelle Dupuy-DeSoto- 19. Beauty shop assistant. (Annelle may be cast slightly older if needed.) Clairee Belcher - 66ish. Widow of the former mayor. Grande dame. Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie - 25. Prettiest girl in town. M'Lynn Eatenton - 50ish. Shelby's mother. Socially prominent career woman. Oiser (pronounced "Weezer") Boudreaux - 66ish. Wealthy curmudgeon. Acerbic but loveable.

Synopsis:

The quintessential story of friendship and trust, Steel Magnolias serves up a southern slice of life that's as warm and comforting as sweet potato pie! In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. From weddings to divorces, babies to funerals, new beginnings to happy endings, they share each moment in their lives with grace, determination, and perfectly coiffed hair. When tragedy strikes, it is in the familiar comfort of Truvy's salon where they seek the solace and support that carries them through.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the director, Melanie Heard, at: poisonpenplayers@yahoo.com or 541-999-8641. Please share this event with anyone you know who might be interested! No experience is needed to audition. See you at the audition!

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