About the Show
At Truvy’s beauty salon you can always get the best hair ‘do — and the best gossip! A tight-knit group of Louisiana women gather regularly to bond, dish and offer advice on everything from motherhood and marriage to tragedy and loss. Beloved characters like the wise-cracking Truvy and her eager new assistant Annelle, curmudgeonly Ouiser, millionaire Miss Clairee, and local social leader M’lynn and her sweet-natured daughter Shelby all find their lives and relationships tested. But in the face of impossible decisions, their bonds with one another only strengthen. Written with heartwarming dialogue and snappy repartee, Steel Magnolias revels in the power and grace of female friendship. “A Southern recipe, served up with love.” — Los Angeles Times
Recommended for ages 13 and up. This all-female cast discusses marital relationships, medical illness and death, and they make sarcastic references to sexuality and non-threatening acts of violence. Being good Southern belles, they usually deliver these lines through cheeky euphemisms.
Photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.