Thu, Apr 21|
Orillia Opera House
STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Robert Harling
Opening at Orillia Opera House on April 21st!
Time & Location
Apr 21, 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Orillia Opera House, 20 Mississaga St W, Orillia, ON L3V 3A6, Canada
Mariposa Arts Theatre is pleased to present this play by American author Robert Harling, that is based on his family's experience of the death of his sister, Susan Harling-Robinson, from diabetic complications. Originally written as a short story it became a play first performed Off-Broadway and then adapted for the movie Steel Magnolias in 1989. In writing this play, Robert Harling, felt it was important to show the way the characters use humour and lighthearted conversations in dealing with the seriousness of the underlying situations. Through the years this comedy-drama has become a favourite with community theatres everywhere...