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AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT: The Theater Company at Forr Lee in association with The Lee Playhouse will hold auditions for the upcoming production, STEEL MAGNOLIAS.
Director Joy Williams is seeking six actors to fill the following roles:
Truvy: 40-year-old owner of a small town beauty shop. She knows everyone‟s business and shares it with anyone who will listen. Southern Belle. She always has advice for you, and they often come in the form of country sayings.
Annelle: very shy twenty-year-old hair-dresser. She goes from a very soft-spoken person to a bible-loving Christian with her heart on her sleeve.
Clairee: 60-year-old widow of the former mayor of Chinquapin. She is wealthy and also knows everyone's business. She is the sarcastic member of the group. She loves to laugh and poke fun at the little things that others cry over. She is very close with Ouiser.
Shelby: Roughly 25-year-old diabetic young lady. Prettiest girl in town, and loved by all. She has a weird relationship with her mother, and often rebels just for the sake of rebellion.
M’Lynn: 50-year-old mother of Shelby. She is over-protective at times and finds the need to have a firm grasp on the world at all times. She is a busy woman who worries too much for her age.
Ouiser (pronounced Weezer): She is the same age as Clairee. She is a wealthy old bitty. She is a loveably miserable lady, though. Her unique personality and sense of humor is a great relief in the serious scenes. She is very close to Clairee.
Auditions for will take place on Monday, December 3 at 7PM at the Lee Playhouse (4300 Mahone Ave, Fort Lee, VA 23801). Those auditioning should be prepared for readings from the script.
No performers paid. Rehearsal start date is to be announced for a February 1-17 run. For additional information, check the Theater Company at Fort Lee’s Facebook page, email for more information at INFO@leeplayhouse.com, or call the box office at 804-734-6629.