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Casting Call for Steel Magnolias

May 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT


Burley High School Little Theater

Production Description

Casting all roles for “Steel Magnolias.” Production states: “Set in a small town in Louisiana ‐‐ in the time of really big hair ‐‐ six women gather in Truvy’s beauty shop for gossip, friendship, and support. These women are true ‘steel magnolias’: southern belles who are flowery on the outside, but tough as steel on the inside. The play is alternately hilarious and touching as it moves from the excitement of Shelby’s wedding to sadness, as friends mourn her loss. The dialogue is sharp and funny, and all six roles are interesting and challenging. ‘The funniest show to make you cry.'”

Come prepared for a cold read and sides will be provided.

Actors & Performers

Truvy Jones: Lead, Female, 35-55

Beauty shop owner; she is vivacious, witty, warm, and generous; she’s the family breadwinner and takes great pride in her business; dispenses advice with lots of hairspray; she is a gossiper and loves to be in everyone’s personal affairs.

Annelle DuPup DeSoto: Lead, Female, 18-30

Truvy’s assistant; naïve, sweet, confused and strong enough to keep going no matter what life throws at her; Annelle moves from unsure to wild to wildly religious over the course of the play.

Clairee Belcher: Lead, Female, 45-70

A widow of the former mayor; grand dame, elegant, sophisticated, self-assured, and a true beauty; she has a smart mouth and sweet tooth; wicked sense of humor. Ouiser’s best friend.

Shelby Eatenton- Latcherie: Lead, Female, 18-25

The prettiest girl in town, loves the color pink; strong-willed, passionate, and determined to grab hold of all of life’s experiences; she has a very youthful feel to her, almost described as child-like.

M’Lynn Eatenton: Lead, Female, 45-60

Shelby’s mother; always knows what’s best, stubborn, and loves fully and fiercely; her main priority would be her daughter, Shelby; on the surface, she is seen as strong and collective, but deep down she is fragile.

Ouiser Boudreaux: Lead, Female, 55-75

(pronounced “Weezer”) A wealthy, curmudgeon, tough, and eccentric; she is seen as bitter and annoyed with everyone; she values her dog, Rhett, and her property over all else.

Rehearsal Dates

May 17th Cast and Crew Meeting 7:00 P.M. at the Burley High School Little Theater

Tentative Schedule: 7:00- 9:00 P.M.  M-F (Augusts 22nd – October 11th)

Production Dates & Location

7:00 P.M. at the Burley High School Little Theater

October 12th, 14th, 15th , 17th, 21st, and the 22nd






May 13, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
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