Steel Magnolias

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Date(s) - July 7, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Coaster Theater


DATES: June 16 – September 2, 2017. Full show calendar can be found at
TIME: All shows begin at 7:30pm
TICKETS: $20 or $25. To purchase tickets call 503-436-1242 or online at

Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana is where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M’Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby, is about to marry a “good ole boy.” Filled with hilarious repartee and humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play moves toward tragedy when the spunky Shelby risks pregnancy against all advice. The sudden realization of their mortality affects the others, but 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.