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Fauquier Community Theatre's (FCT)
41st season opens this weekend with
Steel Magnolias, set in Chinquapin,
Louisiana, at Truvy's beauty salon,
where ladies who are "anybody" come
to have their hair done. In this classic
tale, six southern ladies weather the
sunny and stormy days that come
their way throughout the seasons of
life together.
As the curtain rises at FCT, expect to
be drawn into the hilarious conversation
and experience many laughing-out-
loud moments. There is
much to do as these ladies
are beautified for Shelby
Eatenton's wedding day,
since as Truvy says, "there
is no such thing as natural
beauty." The prettiest girl
in town, Shelby is about to
marry a "good ole boy."
With help from her new
eager assistant Annelle,
Truvy dispenses shampoo
and free advice to many, including
the town's rich curmudgeon, Ouiser,
who exclaims: "I'm not crazy, I've just
been in a bad mood for 40 years."
Other characters include an eccentric
millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has
a raging sweet tooth, and the local
social leader, M'Lynn Eatenton, whose
daughter is getting married. Filled with
hilarious repartee and many acerbic but
humorously revealing verbal collisions,
the play also draws on the underlying
strength--and love--which give the
play and its characters the special
quality to make them truly touching,
funny, and marvelously amiable
company in good times and bad.
Many showed up to audition for these
much sought-after roles. The six
female cast members have incredible
comedic timing and offer heartfelt
performances. Madeline Fanta plays
the role of Annelle Dupuy-Desoto, the
reserved beauty school graduate. Amy
Treat portrays the part of former town
first lady Clairee Belcher. Cheryl Bolt
lovingly captures the part of M'Lynn
Eatenton. Bevin Hester heartwarmingly
plays the role of Shelby, and Joanna
Lange brings much sass and humor
to her role as town gossip Truvy
Jones. Then of course there's the
cantankerous character of Ouiser
(pronounced "Weezer") Boudreaux,
hilariously played by Dawn Fansler.
Written by Robert Harling,
Steel Magnolias is presented
by FCT by special arrangement
with Dramatists Play Service,
Inc., New York. The show is
produced by Brooke Lyn Clark,
directed by Don Bachmann, and
proudly sponsored by Discovery
Publications.
"The story is truly genuine and
sincere in the journey it travels
through every scene with displays of
moments we as humans can relate
to in our own lives," Ms. Clark says.
"Make sure you bring your tissues and
are ready to laugh with joy through
tears! It's fixin' to be a grand ol' time."
Performances are on
September
2830 and October 57 and 12
14 at the Theatre at Vint Hill (4225
Aiken Drive, Warrenton). Friday and
Saturday showtimes are at 7:30 p.m.
and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are
$17/adult and $15/student or senior.
All tickets are for reserved seating,
so early reservations will get you
the best seats in the house! Learn
more or purchase tickets by visiting
www.FCTstage.org or by calling
(540) 349-8760.
-- Debra Smyers
Co-Executive Director of FCT
Fauquier Community Theatre Presents
Steel Magnolias