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10.02.2011 | | Posted at 09:44 PM

Village Playhouse of Wauwatosa stages STEEL MAGNOLIAS

By Russ Bickerstaff
  As the month opens, The Village Playhouse of Wauwatosa offers audiences an opportunity to hang out in a 1980'™s southern beauty salon . . . onstage in a church. The Playhouse will be staging a production of the enduring 1987 Robert Harling drama Steel Magnolias. Based on the death of Harling'™s younger sister to Type 1 Diabetes, the play tells the story of a woman suffering from the ailmen...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Soulstice Theatre brings some Southern flavor to the stage this week with an intimate production of Robert Harling’s classic 1987 stage drama, Steel Magnolias. Soulstice’s fourth-floor studio theater on Milwaukee’s South Side will serve as a small-town hair salon—the backdrop for a casual, down-to-earth drama. With its bittersweet mix of wit and passion, a production of Steel Magnolias is only as good as its...