Steel Magnolias

Set in the fictional northwestern Louisiana parish of Chinquapin, the play opens at Truvy’s in-home beauty parlor where a group of women regularly gather. They discuss Shelby’s upcoming wedding to her fiancĂ©, Jackson. The plot covers events over the next three years relating to Shelby’s Type 1 diabetes, and with how the women cope with their conflicts, while remaining friends.


  • Adele Batchelder as Clairee Belcher
  • Laura Byrne as M’Lynn Eatenton
  • Colleen Renee Lis as Shelby Eatenton
  • Emily Miller as Annelle Dupuy-Desoto
  • Janet Sales as Truvy Jones
  • Lynette Sheard as Ouiser Boudreaux
  • Special Appearance by: Joe McCaig
  • Vicky Wolak as Stage Directions