Steel Magnolias

March 4 – 19, 2016
by Robert Harling
Directed by: Larry Farley
Assistant Director: Debbie Marinik
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service

Standard tickets are $18, or $16 for Seniors (60+) and students with valid ID.

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.” more …

The Lyons

A Village After Dark concert reading
April 1 & 2, 2016
by Nicky Silver
Directed by: Evan James Copeland
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

All tickets are $10.

Ben Lyons is dying. Rita, his wife of forty years, is planning a living room make-over. Lisa and Curtis, their children, have come to say goodbye. Rather than somber resignation, and tearful farewells, the Lyons opt for airing dirty laundry and sniping. Between the waves of laughter at the absurd behavior, we may ultimately find ourselves staring into the bleak mirror of our own truth. more …

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