Auditions to be Held for Steel Magnolias on August 4, 5

First-Presbeterian-Church-of-Valparaiso-Steel-MagnoliasAt The First Presbyterian Church of Valparaiso 3401 Valparaiso Street, Valparaiso Phone for info: 219-309-6794 Date: August 4th. & 5th. 2014 at 7PM Auditions will be determined by reading from the script. Looking to cast 6 women: (Taken from the description in the script. Director may cast younger or older than stated) Truvy Jones: 40s Owner of the shop. Annelle Dupuy-Desoto: 19- 20s Beauty shop assistant. Clairee Belcher: 60s Widow of the former mayor.

A Grande Dame. Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie: 20s and the prettiest girl in town. M’Lynn Eatenton: 50s Shelby’s mother. Socially prominent career woman. Ouiser Boudreaux: 60s Wealthy curmudgeon. Acerbic but lovable. Steel Magnolias Being performed at: The First Presbyterian Church of Valparaiso 3401 Valparaiso Street, Valparaiso In. 46383 Phone for info: 219-309-6794 All general seating ticket are: $10.00 per seat with $6.00 going to charity.

Show dates: November 14, 15, 16 & 21, 22, 23 2014 Friday and Saturday show start at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday shows start at 2:00 p.m. 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.