The Concord Players Announce Auditions for

Mr. Roberts

Directed by Paul Murphy

Alternatively hilarious and touching, Steel Magnolias is a beloved comedy-drama by Robert Harling which portrays the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. It reveals, over time, the depth of the strength and purposefulness of its unforgettable characters — ladies who are "as delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel."

Auditions will take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:00pm and Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:00pm, at 51 Walden. Callbacks will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 6:30pm, also at 51 Walden.

Rehearsals will be Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, and a few Fridays.

Performances will be held April 24, 25, May 1, 2, 3 (matinee), 8, 9, 2020.

Auditions will consist of readings from the script.

Auditions are by appointment only: to reserve a time, please use our SignupGenius form by clicking this button:

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Character Descriptions

Note: The women in this play are witty, intelligent, and above all real characters. They are in no way meant to be portrayed as cartoons or caricatures.

Truvy Jones: (40's-50's)
Owner of the beauty shop, spirited and warm.

Annelle Dupuy-Desoto: (20's)
Beauty shop assistant, innocent and searching for meaning and acceptance.

Clairee Belcher: (66-ish)
Widow of the former mayor, grande dame.

Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie: (25)
Prettiest girl in town, earnest and driven.

M’Lynn Eatenton: (50-ish)
Shelby’s mother, socially prominent career women, master juggler of tasks and people.

Ousier Boudreaux: (66-ish)
Wealthy curmudgeon, acerbic but lovable.