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Written by Beth Henley
Directed by Laura Allen

Nine performances
Every Friday and Saturday September 9 – October 1, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Sunday Matinee: September 25, 2022 at 2:00pm

Doors Open 7:00PM
Curtain 7:30PM

Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award. The Scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi where the three Magrath sister have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital.

Lenny, the oldest sister is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach.

Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow, hilarious, are highlighted by their priggish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless not to fall in love with her. Ultimately, it’s a tale of trying to escape the past and seize the future for these sisters but the telling is so touching and hilarious the story will linger in your mind even after the lights come up.

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