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Steel Magnolias - **POSTPONED**
The Te Aroha Dramatic Society announce with regret that due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the public indoor gathering regulations announced today by the Government and health authorities that all performances of Steel Magnolias have been postponed to a date yet to be determined. This decision has not been made lightly but our Committee believe that the health and safety of our theatre patrons, cast and crew must be our highest priority.
Those patrons with tickets for the postponed shows will be notified shortly how to obtain refunds.
We are aware that some patrons may not be able to be notified about this postponement due to them not being on social media or the internet for that matter. If you know of anyone who may fall into this category and you know they were coming to a performance, please let them know of this situation.**
Set in a hair-dressing salon in small-town Cinquapin Parish, Louisiana, in the 1980s, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling and directed by Ian Harrop opens at the Little Theatre, Te Aroha on March 15th 2020. The stage version was subsequently made into a $US100 million grossing movie starring a galaxy of big Hollywood stars.
The story revolves around the lives of a tightly-knit band of neighbours and confronts their griefs, loss, life's unforeseen tragedies and heartaches with what they do best: gossiping and sharing.
The spirited diabetic and bride-to-be, Shelby; her always supportive mother, M'Lynn; hairdresser Truvy and her gawky assistant, Annelle; the town's curmudgeon, Ouiser; and the town's former first lady, Clairee, are the warm Southern belles who know how to survive life's challenges with their unwavering friendship.
They’ll have you laughing, crying, and leave you wondering but above all keep you enthralled and entertained.
Don’t miss it!