Steel Magnolias - by Robert Harling

Steel Magnolias is a stage play by American writer Robert Harling, based on his experience with his sister's death. The play is a comedy-drama about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. The title suggests the "female characters are as delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel".


Truvy Jones (Jane Weston); Annelle Dupuy Desoto (Catherine Powell); Clairee Belcher (Sally Bogulak); Shelby Eatenton Latcherie (Caroline Gunning); M'Lynn Eatenton (Jean Leo); Ouiser Boudreaux (Helen Paige)