Moonlight and Magnolias





Rae Cohen, producer and Brian Page, director are pleased to announce the cast for this production.

 Performance run dates are November 11 December 13, 2015.





Producer Rae Cohen, and Director David Motroni announce auditions for Robert Harling’s Comedy-Drama STEEL MAGNOLIAS . Taking place in a small town Louisiana, beauty salon, circa 1980 where five women come to have their hair done. Although the play contains wonderful hilarious repartees between the characters it also touches upon the realization of immortality which in turn draws on the underlying strength –and love-which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.


Auditions: Sunday, November 29 at 6pm and Monday, November 30 at 7pm.


Callbacks: Tuesday, December 1 at 7pm.


Performances:  Thursday through Sunday, January 22, 2016 to February 21, 2016.


Rehearsals will begin Wednesday, December 2. Rehearsals will be usually 3- 4 week-day evenings at 6:30/7pm. Some Saturday mornings will be scheduled.  Readings will be “cold” from the script. Although not mandatory for auditions, but since the characters are Southern, feel free to attempt a Southern accent!



Truvy:     40’s Owner of the beauty shop. She knows everyone’s business and shares it with anyone who will listen.

Annelle:   20’s Very shy hair-dresser.

Clairee:   60’s   Widow of the former mayor. Grande Dame

Shelby:    25-30 Prettiest girl in town, and loved by all. Rebellious at times.

M’Lynn:    50’s Shelby’s mother. Over-protective at times.

Ouiser:    (pronounced Weezer) 60’s Wealthy curmudgeon. Acerbic but loveable.


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The sweetest story in town will be told on 3 jolly holiday dates this December:

Friday 12/18/15 7pm

Saturday 12/19/15 7pm

Sunday 12/20/15 2pm.

Phone: 949-631-0288 – leave a message to make a reservation!

Tickets: General admission $12



Newport Theatre Arts Center

2501 Cliff Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92663  (949) 631-0288


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