Steel Magnolias | Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Steel Magnolias

by Robert Harling

directed by Rick Dildine

March 21 – May 5, 2019
Octagon Stage | 2 hours, plus intermission
Recommended ages 12+

The hilarious and heartwarming story of six Southern women who gather and gossip at the local beauty parlor. With wit, warmth, and intelligence, they rise to meet whatever challenges life sends their way.

This production features a live music preshow performance.

“Before the play or the movie existed, ‘steel magnolias’ was simply a description of Southern women. It means something that appears delicate and fragile but wields unexpected strength.” – Robert Harling, playwright

For a fully immersive experience, select seats in Row T and spend the evening eavesdropping on the customers in Truvy’s beauty salon!

Seats in the Standby section are on the Octagon stage. Please note: these seats are not accessible.