Video Preview: Steel Magnolias at The Stables Theatre in Hastings

This funny and touching play set in the late 1980s in a beauty parlour in deepest Louisiana. It explores beautifully the relationships between friends and family through witty banter and gossip.

Ultimately, through tragedy, we see their true tenderness towards each other.

Photo by Peter Mould (

Photo by Peter Mould (

The adaptation of the play to a film in 1989 was a huge popular success.

The cast for this production is made up from Stables’ regulars as well as some performers new to the theatre – an amazing group of wonderful women ready to immerse themselves in the deep south of the USA.

A Stables Theatre production directed by Julie Tucker-Williams and Rachel Beetham.

The show runs from this Thursday (6th August) until 15th August. For more information and bookings call 01424 423221.

Photo by Peter Mould (

Photo by Peter Mould (

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