There are 6 female roles to be filled: Truvy Jones–40ish, owner of the beauty shop; Annelle Dupuy-Desoto–19, beauty shop assistant; Clairee Belcher–66ish, widow of former mayor, grand dame; Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie–25, prettiest girl in town; M’Lynn Eatenton–50ish, Shelby’s mother, socially prominent career woman; Ouiser Boudreaux–66ish, wealthy curmudgeon, acerbic, but loveable.
“Steel Magnolias” is being directed by Juanita Edington, technical direction by Jim Steffl, with Kathy Klinger as Stage Manager.
A Christmas Adventure
Experience is no object and children and adults (men and women) are needed for the show. Ages range from 10 to 80. Parts include the children Adam and Marie, their older sister, Anne, the evil troll Saznak, the Tin Soldier, the old woman, the Christmas Angel, and the Elf narrator. Rehearsals will be held on Saturday mornings at the Watertown Players Theater from 10:00 to 11:30 each time. The show is under the direction of Dale Van Holten with Annette Weirick producing.
The show, which will be presented Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26, will be presented at the Octagon House Museum, Watertown’s famous eight-sided landmark, in the four main rooms on the first floor. There will be continuous performances from 11:00 to 3:00 each day of the show.