Thursday, December 30, 2010

Upcoming: Steel Magnolias, Sam Bass Community Theatre, Round Rock, January 28 - February 14

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Steel Magnolias Sam Bass Community Theatre

Sam Bass Theatre, Round Rock, presents

Steel Magnolias

Written by Robert Harling
Directed by Olin Meadows

Sam Bass Theatre of Round Rock is pleased to announce its first production of 2011, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Written by Robert Harling, and Directed by Olin Meadows. This production features some of the top actresses of the Austin area. Come join us as we take you take you back to the 1980's in the heart of Louisiana to Chinquapin Parish and meet the colorful and vibrant ladies of this small southern town.

This show is sure to be a hit, with Joan Baker as Claree Belcher, the former First Lady of Chinquapin, along with Veronica "Ronni" Prior as Ouiser Boudreax, the crotchety but lovable old crow of the town, followed up by Alicia "Cici" Barone and Kat Connor, doubling in the role of Shelby Eatenton Latcherie, the prettiest girl in town and the conductor of this roller coaster ride of emotions, aided by her mother, M'Lynn Eatenton, played by Cathie Sheridan. And featuring Meagan Henderson as Annelle Dupuy, the young budding beautician and her mentor Truvy Jones, played by Edie Elkjer, the proprietor of Truvy's Beauty shop where all the action happens in this rollercoaster of fun, laughter, tears and heartwarming moments.

Director Olin Meadows has directed many productions across the state of Texas and is best known for his creation of Saffire T. Stone one of the top female impersonators in the state of Texas, as well as Sam Bass Theatre's annual "Evening Under the Stars," staged every New Year's Eve as a fundraiser for local arts in Round Rock. Additionally, his productions of "The Dames of Deception" and his "Legendary" drag brunch have garnered waves of critical acclaim, and brought joy to audiences across the state. Stay tuned for future productions featuring an array of colorful characters and thought provoking stories from this young and innovative director.

This show is sure to be a favorite that you will want to return to again and again, so get your tickets now before they are gone. The production will run for fourteen shows, opening January 28, 2011 running Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm with Sunday matinees at 2:00pm until February 19th, 2011. Tickets are fifteen dollars for general admission and thirteen dollars for students and seniors, with special Thursday night prices of ten dollars, A perfect Valentine gift for that special some one!

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