Venue Details

113 Star Starred
Altarena Playhouse
Across from Lincoln Park 1409 High Street Alameda, CA 94501
510-523-1553
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6 events
2 reviews
3 stars
We brought a picnic, parked across the street from the theatre and had a lovely picnic in Lincoln Park's lovely rose garden.
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22 events
9 reviews
11 stars
No bad sitting, it's a compact theater and the stage is right there a few feet away
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Reviews & Ratings

"Steel Magnolias"
11 ratings
4.6 average rating
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14 events
8 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 10 2010

This was a darling play.....I have always enjoyed the movie....I was glad that I had seen the movie so that I could follow the story well.

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151 events
93 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 29 2010

Thoroughly enjoyable show. Forgot how funny the lines were. All the women were great! I especially liked the gal playing Annelle. Thought she did a really good job of capturing that role. Delightful theater, all seats are good and even...continued

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46 events
25 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 10 2010

I enjoyed the play due to the clever and humorous lines the characters had. The portrayal of the daily lives of women in a small southern town was charming and it kept my attention during the whole show. The play was a bit abbreviated compared to...continued

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Description

Truvy’s beauty salon in small-town Louisiana is the social nucleus for a close-knit circle of women. As they negotiate life’s ups and downs and face their own mortality, their shared bond lets them balance trust and gossip, charm and wit, sarcasm and sincerity, humor and heartbreak. The movie adaptation was the 1989 People’s Choice for Best Picture and earned Julia Roberts a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.