The cast of "Steel Magnolias" includes Patricia Colkos as Truvy, Kyle Rankins as M'Lynn, Virginia Remillard as Clairee, Carolyn Averill as Shelby -- all of Wilbraham, and Janet Crosier as Ouiser and Joni Sullivan as Annelle -- both of Springfield. The production is directed by Deborah Trimble and produced by David Pelkey.
"Magnolias" is the story of a group of close female friends who meet in Truvy's Beauty Salon and share the joys and sorrows of their lives. It was a popular feature film which included some of the most respected actresses of our time including Sally Field, Olympia Dukakis, Shirley MacLaine and made a star of Julia Roberts in the role of Shelby. The story is known to be the semi-autobiographical depiction of Harling's mother and sister and other people he knew in his hometown of Natchitoches, Louisiana.
Tickets are available by calling 596-2461 or through the Player's Web site -- www.wilbrahamunitedplayers.com. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students (general admission). Reserved seating is also available -- $20 for adults and $15 for students.